Tacoma, WASH. – August 21, 2023 – Sprague Pest Solutions is proud to announce that Chris Olson, Operations Manager at the Marysville branch, has successfully earned his Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) certification. This achievement highlights Chris’s dedication to professional excellence.
Chris Olson becomes the 32nd employee at Sprague to attain the coveted ACE certification, marking a significant milestone in the company’s ongoing efforts to foster employee development and expertise. As the 3rd individual from the Marysville branch to obtain this distinction, Chris’s accomplishment underscores the commitment of both the team and the company to maintaining the highest standards in pest management.
Sprague has a rich history of promoting continuous learning and professional growth among its work force. As part of their loyalty to team member growth, Sprague aims to have 50% of all operational team members ACE-certified by 2026. Currently, they hold the highest number of ACE certifications in Oregon, and they are dedicated to extending their leadership to other states.
“We are immensely proud of Chris,” said Shane Hartnett, Cascade Regional Manager at Sprague. “His commitment to providing top-tier pest management services is truly commendable. Chris’s achievement is a testament to Sprague’s culture of continuous improvement and our unwavering support for team member growth.”
The ACE certification is a recognized benchmark of entomological knowledge and expertise in the pest management industry. It requires a rigorous assessment of an individual’s understanding of integrated pest management principles, pest identification, and effective treatment strategies.
Sprague congratulates Chris Olson on his accomplishment and looks forward to his continued contributions to maintaining the company’s position as a leader in innovative pest management solutions.