Interview With Wildlife & Pest Specialist Don Brody
On The Fly Pest Solutions
5 Church Ln Unit 102, Pikesville, MD 21208
Where were you born and grow up?
I was born in Baltimore City, Maryland and I was raised in Pikesville, MD.
As a kid did you do anything that assisted or uses to your trade? If not, what can you tell readers about yourself as a child?
I grew up with my father, who ran a pest removal business. Seeing and helping my dad with his service definitely influenced my interest in the industry.
What are your preferred activities and activities? Do you have any accomplishments or notable awards in any of these activities?
My favorite leisure activities and activities include fishing, kayaking, and spending quality time with my family.
Family details and activity involvement (wife, kids, little league coach and so on). Perhaps how they assist with business.
Tova was instrumental in the starting of On the Fly Pest Control Solutions. She now works as a midwife, but continues to work as a bookkeeper for On the Fly Wildlife Removal Solutions.
Do you have any family pets?
No. My other half and kids like to promote and re-home stray felines. You can typically find a friendly cat in our house, however we do not have any family pets of our own.
Company Vision & Philosophy (build compassion with your customer) What are your goals with the company, why do you delight in doing what you do, perhaps a story of your sacrifice & simple starts that have brought your business to where it is now.
I began On the Fly Wildlife Removal Solutions with an enthusiasm for serving others, and the belief that people are a lot more than a dollar figure. I wished to establish a dependable company that might offer customers with safe and sustainable services. It was crucial to me that On the Fly Pest Control might help consumers to deal with the source of their pest and rodent concerns, instead of the signs.
I started the business as a home-based business in ‘14. My spouse worked as On the Fly Pest Control Solutions’s first Customer Service Representative. I was the only service technician, and I had one 1989 Dodge D150. Ever since, the operation has actually grew considerably. On the Fly Wildlife Removal now has a fleet of 10 trucks and uses a dynamic group of dedicated full-time workers. We have a group of 4 Pest removal specialists, 4 Wildlife extermination operators, and three administrative office personnel. Our goal is to supply our staff member with sustainable profession chances that allow space for development and development.
Our investment in our customers and employees has actually helped On the Fly Wildlife Control to become a top-rated business with entities like the Better Business Bureau, Angie’s List, and Google.
What life adversity have you faced that has defined who you are?
I grew up with 13 siblings in a low income, single-parent family in Baltimore, MD. My family dealt with several obstacles that came along with raising a big family with extremely little resources. Those experiences taught me the worth of hard work and durability.
Tell me about a time when you have faced something challenging on the job and what you did to conquer it. (If no instances, inform me about your preferred task performed in the past or both!).
In the early stages of the company, On the Fly Wildlife Control Solutions was employed to deal with several structures along a 170-acre plot of land. The old nature of the buildings made the rodents extremely hard to extermination. The business had actually not yet worked with extra pest specialists, so I dealt with the property on my own.
Business Timeline (beginning, collaborations, place changes, addition of specialists, expansion and so on).
My spouse and I addressed phones and scheduled clients while I worked as the business’s only field technician. By the end of 2016, the business had worked with a second full-time pest removal specialist and another full-time workplace personnel. The company continued to grow and broaden through the summertime of 2018 when the organization transitioned from a house office to our current head office at 5 Church Lane in Pikesville, Maryland.
When did you get associated with the market and what is the story of how you began doing this professionally.
My dad’s pest control business actually catapulted me into the industry. By the time I decided to start my own pest extermination business, I had grown more interested in learning how to practice pest extermination in a more secure, more effective way.
What makes you a specialist in your discipline (certifications, training, market associations, awards, affiliations, licensing, degrees and so on).
I am permitted through the MD Dept. of Agriculture in structural pest control, termite pest removal, rodent removal, and public health and mosquito removal. I likewise hold a Animal Damage extermination License through the MD Department of Natural Resources.