Sprague Pest Solutions’ Ashley Roden, BCE Receives NPMA Impact Award for Women in Pest Management

TACOMA, Wash. – March 14, 2024 – Sprague Pest Solutions, a leading family-owned commercial pest control company, is pleased to share the news of Ashley Roden, BCE’s recognition with the 2024 NPMA Impact Award for Women in Pest Management, announced on March 8th, International Women’s Day. Roden’s journey at Sprague is a testimony to her dedication, expertise, and influential role in an industry traditionally dominated by men.  

Roden has been with Sprague for over a decade – starting as a route manager in the Seattle branch working on multiple high-profile accounts. Her current position as Technical and Quality Assurance manager showcases the company’s commitment to recognizing talent and fostering leadership irrespective of gender.  

The NPMA Impact Award for Women in Pest Management is presented annually to women who have made significant contributions to the industry, including leadership, mentoring, and community involvement. This award recognizes the dedication and hard work of women in the pest management industry and their contributions to their communities.  Roden’s appointment marks the second year in a row where women at Sprague have been recognized for their contributions in the industry.  

“Sprague has always believed in the power of diversity and the critical role women play in our industry. Ashley’s recognition is a proud moment for our entire team and reinforces our commitment to creating a supportive and inclusive environment,” said AJ Treleven, Director of Operations, at Sprague Pest Solutions. 

Roden is well-known and respected in the pest management community, having served on numerous committees, and presented at various industry conferences. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Environmental Health and Entomology from the University of Georgia. She is a member of the Pi Chi Omega professional fraternity and the Urban Pest Management Technical Committee. Her contributions and leadership have significantly shaped the landscape of pest control, emphasizing the importance of diversity and innovation in the field. 

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