Critter Control®, with over 100 offices in the US and Canada, is the nation’s leading wildlife control company and has been resolving wildlife and pest issues for customers for over 30 years. Our highly-skilled professionals are adept at dealing with many of the nation’s most bothersome pests and nuisance wildlife. Every day we resolve hundreds of nuisance wildlife problems for homeowners, businesses and industry. Whether you need to get rid of pesky raccoons, remove squirrels, rats, bats, snakes or opossums from inside your home or attic, trap moles that are ravaging your lawn or prevent pigeons from making a mess on your residential or commercial property, count on Critter Control® to get the job done in a safe, effective and humane manner.
Founded in 1983 Critter Control® was developed around an entirely new vision for resolving nuisance wildlife and pest problems. All of our locations consistently practice humane wildlife management. We handle animals large and small, with a focus on vertebrate pests such as squirrels, rats, mice, snakes, raccoons, bats and a variety of birds. Our services focus on getting rid of wildlife and pest, repairing any damage they may have caused – then keeping them from re-entering your home or business.
Each office is ecologically responsible, ensuring that only environmentally sound solutions and humane animal removal techniques are used for all wildlife control, animal damage and nuisance wildlife removal problems. We provide wildlife control and animal removal services for:
• Property Management Companies
• Industrial and Commercial Clients
• Fortune 500 Companies
We control rodents, provide bait stations and recurring service, remove larger vertebrate pests and perform an integrated variety of control approaches to wildlife management and animal damage repair and prevention. Trap-free solutions, such as one-way doors and eviction techniques, can solve wildlife conflicts without trapping. It is our policy to live trap and relocate animals to the extent that is practical, cost effective and allowable under law.
Critter Control® established standards of excellence in wildlife pest control and upholds these standards with a professional staff of biologists. Our highly trained and qualified wildlife control technicians can assist in any nuisance wildlife issues, ranging from bird control to rodent removal. We utilize humane animal handling strategies in all situations.
Joe Felegi, General Manager, Critter Control
Joe Felegi serves as the general manager of the franchise system. Mr. Felegi started his career at Critter Control when he bought his first franchise in 1989. He has served as the vice president. of operations for Critter Control Operations. Over his 30-year career, he has owned seven franchises located in Florida and New Jersey.
Mr. Felegi graduated from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management.
Jason Burkhart, Managing Director, Operations
Jason Burkhart started as a wildlife removal specialist in 2002. He has worked as a district manager and region manager.
As the Managing Director, Operational Support, Mr. Burkhart utilizes a formal background in biology and wildlife ecology as well as proven field experience to keep Critter Control on the forefront of innovation and customer service in the nuisance wildlife control industry.
Mr. Burkhart graduated from Eskine College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and earned an M.B.A. from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.
Jason Sacco, Division Sales Manager
Jason joined Critter Control in 2014 as the vice president of corporate sales and moved into the role of vice president in 2016. He also owned and operated five of the top performing offices throughout the United States.
As the division sales manager, he develops and implements large scale training, sales, employee development programs.
Mr. Sacco holds several certificates in Integrated Pest Management from Purdue University and graduated from Western Governors University with a Bachelor of Business Administration.
Jason Leinneweber, Division Service Manager
Jason Leinneweber started his career with the wildlife division in 2009 as a wildlife removal specialist. Throughout his career, he has served as a district manager in Oklahoma, Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas.
Mr. Leinneweber graduated from Texas A&M University – Kingsville with a Bachelor of Science in Range and Wildlife Management.
Russell Bennett, Region Manager
Russell Bennett joined the wildlife division in 2006 as a wildlife specialist. He has been a district manager and commercial sales manager. Currently, he leads the Southeast region management team.
Mr. Bennett earned his M.B.A. from the University of West Florida.
Mark Blonksi, Region Manager
Mark Blonksi joined the wildlife division in 2019. He leads the Northeast region management team.
Mr. Blonksi graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and earned an M.B.A. from Liberty University.
Stephen Moore, Region Manager
Stephen Moore started in the wildlife division in 2018 as the district manager of Dallas-Fort Worth. He currently leads the South Central region management team.
Mr. Moore graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and earned his M.B.A. from University of Texas, Arlington.
Donald Morris, Region Manager
Donald (Donnie) Morris joined the wildlife division in 2022. He currently leads the Central region management team. He previously work as the regional manager for Crane Pest Control.
While serving in the United States Marine Corps, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.
Jeff Bialecki, Region Manager
Jeff joined the the wildlife division in 2023. He currently leads the West region management team. He currently is one of the seven individuals in the 2022 National Pest Management Assocation's Executive Leadership Program. Jeff previously served as the Western Regional Director for Proof.Pest Control.
Jeff grew up in Boston and relocated to San Tan Valley, AZ last year with his wife, Natasha, and their dog, Mika. In his free time he enjoys golfing, playing the bass guitar, cooking, golfing, and loves to travel.
Rebecca Dye, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Division HR Director
Rebecca Dye joined the wildlife division as the HR Director in 2021. She leads the HR team and oversees the HR support functions.
Ms. Dye graduated from Northeastern Illinois University with a Master of Arts in Human Resources Development.
Jonathon Mitchell, Division Controller
Jonathon Mitchell joined the wildlife division in 2020. He is responsible for financial reporting and managing the AP and AR teams.
Jonathon earned his Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting from the University of West Georgia.
Jeff Campbell, Vice President
Jeff Campbell joined the wildlife division in 2003 serving in a variety of roles. In 2018, he was promoted to vice president.
Mr. Campbell graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science, Biology and has also earned a Master in Science in Forestry from Mississippi State University and his M.B.A. from the University of Alabama.
Kathleen Liles, Managing Director, Marketing
Kathleen Liles joined the wildlife divisionin 2019 as the Managing Director, Marketing. She leads the marketing team and is responsible for marketing strategy and media relations.
Ms. Liles graduated from the University of Florida earning a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Bachelor of Arts in English.
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