Expertise DescriptionI have over 20 years experience in Entomology with urban pest management, including termite and wood-destroying organism inspections, identification and control, and general household pest insects and vertebrate animal management. My additional entomologist expertise consists of medical and veterinary pest management, structural pest control operator, fumigation, wildlife exclusion, removal, and habitat development with particular respect to native insectivorous bats. I consult for matters concerning commercial, industrial and residential pest management protocol for hospitals, food production, and storage and serving operations. I have worked on projects entailing Mexican Free-Tailed Bats, and mosquito control programs. I have experience with television and print media regarding bats, termites, mosquitoes, and fleas. I have prior expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Termite damage claims, reports, expert testimony; Wood Destroying Organisms Inspections, ID/Analysis; Urban Pest Management Problem-Solving; Termite Prevention and Treatments; Stored Product Pest Management/Prevention.
My consulting services include: Termite-proofing during construction; Extensive experience with Bats in Buildings – Exclusions/Bat House Construction.
I have over 30 years' experience with rodent management in Florida, where I am certified in General Household Pest and Rodent Control. I will say that the majority of my consulting work has been in the Wood-Destroying Organisms field, however I have given depositions in cases involving bats, bedbugs, spiders, etc.
|B.S.||Entomology||University of Florida|
|Florida DACS Commercial Pest Control Operator|
Awards & Affiliation
National Pest Management Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases