Billy Tesh Inducted Into Pest Management Hall of Fame

State pest management association grants highest honor

Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) is proud to announce that it recently inducted Billy Tesh into its Hall of Fame, the association’s highest honor. Tesh is the owner of Greensboro-based Pest Management Systems, Inc.

The NCPMA Hall of Fame recognizes the men and women who have made significant life-long contributions to the pest management industry in North Carolina. Tesh joins the 25 men and women previously inducted into the Hall of Fame.

“Billy Tesh works tirelessly to support the pest management industry on both state and national levels, and we are thankful for his efforts to promote and enhance the work of pest management professionals,” said Lee Smith, NCPMA president. “We are proud to add Billy Tesh to the NCPMA Hall of Fame in recognition of the impact he has made throughout his 40-year career.”

Tesh has been involved in the pest management industry since the age of 14. With more than 40 years of experience in the pest management industry, he has been active on both national and state levels.  He served as NCPMA president in 1987 and the 2014-2015 president of the National Pest Management Association and has been active in public policy and legislative committees for both organizations for many years. He owns and operates Greensboro-based Pest Management Systems, Inc., which he co-founded with his wife in 1984, and is a graduate of North Carolina State University.

The induction ceremony was held during the NCPMA Pest Control Technicians’ School in Durham in January 2016.

About the NCPMA

Founded in 1952, the North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA), is the trade association representing the professional pest management industry in North Carolina. NCPMA promotes the continued cooperation and success of all pest management businesses in North Carolina.  NCPMA is the only statewide association dedicated to representing and educating North Carolina’s pest management professionals. 

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