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Steve’s Team of Pest Control Experts in mid-Missouri

The team at Steve’s Pest Control is very much a close-knit group of professionals who work together to provide the best pest control services in mid-Missouri. Each member of the staff has experience in the business as well as the support and trust of their teammates. All of our team members are held to a high standard of providing quality pest control services.

Jump to a section: Ownership | Customer Service DirectorCustomer Service Managers | Service Advisors | Quality Assurance Manager | Administration | Field ManagerService Technicians

Steve Hotsenpiller
Owner & President
Steve is the Owner and President of Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. and has 34 years of problem solving experience. Steve oversees the entire operation, is a State Certified Commercial Operator, a Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, Service Advisor, and Bed Bug Specialist.
Anita Hotsenpiller
Owner & Executive Secretary
Anita is the Owner and Executive Secretary of Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. For 31 years, Anita has been involved and has overseen the administrative side of the business. She also is the head of our accounting, payroll, and company benefit programs.
Jared Hotsenpiller
Co-Owner
Jared is Co-owner, has 10 years of field experience, and is in charge of our entire bed bug remediation service division. As Service Manager of our bed bug treatment team, Jared oversees 3 service crews, all equipment & supplies, and all jobs. Jared is also a State Certified Commercial Operator, a Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, Service Advisor, and Bed Bug Specialist.
Megan Jacobson
Co-Owner
Megan is Co-owner, and has 7 years of administration and problem solving experience at Steve’s Pest Control. Megan oversees the entire administrative team and the internal operations. Megan is in the 2019-2020 class of the Executive Leadership Program for the National Pest Management Association. She is also a State Certified Commercial Operator in general pest, termite, and turf & ornamental, as well as a Certified Sentricon Specialist.

Jerry Block
Customer Service Director
Jerry is our Customer Service Director and a 22 year veteran at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. Jerry oversees all Customer Service Managers, supervises technicians, is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Service Advisor, and is a Certified Sentricon Specialist. He specializes in customer satisfaction, conducts company training, and administers safety protocols.

Sam Cornett
Customer Service Manager
Sam is one of our Customer Service Managers and a 18 year veteran of Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. Sam has over 10 years of field experience, is a State Certified Commercial Operator, a Certified Sentricon Specialist, and a Service Advisor. Sam oversees 8 service technicians and routes.
Eric Reynolds
Customer Service Manager
Eric is one of our Customer Service Managers and has been with Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. for 16 years. Eric has years of field experience as a technician, as well as management experience. Eric is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, and a Service Advisor. He also manages 9 technicians and routes.
Bill Sullivan
Customer Service Manager
Bill is one of our Customer Service Managers and has been with Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. for 4 years. Bill has years of field experience as a technician and is a fantastic problem solver. Bill is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, and a Service Advisor. He also manages and advises 8 technicians and routes.

Todd Gerber
Field Service Advisor and Technical Specialist
Todd is a Field Service Advisor and Technical Specialist. Todd has 10 years of problem solving experience at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc., and is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Bed Bug Specialist, Certified Sentricon Specialist, and a Certified Inspector. His territory includes; Fulton, Jefferson City, Linn, Rolla, St. Robert, Vienna, Westphalia, and surrounding areas.
Kevin McKim
Field Service Advisor and Technical Specialist
Kevin is a Field Service Advisor and Technical Specialist as well as being a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Bed Bug Specialist. Kevin has served Auxvasse, Columbia, Centralia, Hallsville, Boonville, Fayette, Glasgow, Macon, Mexico, Montgomery City, Marshall, Moberly, and the surrounding areas for 6 years.
Carey Wright
Field Service Advisor and Technical Specialist
Carey is a Field Service Advisor and Technical Specialist with 4 years of problem solving experience. Carey is a State Certified Commercial Operator, a Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Bed Bug Specialist. Carey serves Ashland, Columbia, and surrounding areas.
Beau Harvey
Field Service Advisor and Technical Specialist
Beau is a Field Service Advisor and Technical Specialists with 4 years of problem-solving experience. Beau is a State Certified Commercial Operator in turf and ornamental, a Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Bed Bug Specialist. Beau serves Centertown, California, Cole Camp, Eldon, the entire Lake of the Ozarks area, Lincoln, Sedalia, Stover, Tipton, Versailles, Warrensburg, Warsaw, and surrounding areas.

Dick Linnenbrink
Quality Assurance Manager
Dick has 20 years of field and problem solving experience at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. He is a State Certified Commercial Operator, a Certified Sentricon Specialist, a Service Advisor, a Bed Bug Heat Treatment Specialist, and a Certified Inspector. Dick is involved with customer service, collections, quality assurance, and customer satisfaction.

Coral Park
Office Manager
Coral is our Office Manager, and a customer service representative with Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. Coral has been on our team for 6 years and specializes in customer service and works daily assisting customers, setting appointments, billing, posting services performed, and all other general administrative duties.
Sandy Nibbelink
Administrative Assistant
Sandy is an Administrative Assistant and customer service representative with Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. and has been with us for 10 years. Sandy works with assisting customers, setting service appointments, billing, posting services performed, and all other general administrative duties.
Cheryl Boessen
Administrative Assistant
Cheryl is one of our Administrative Assistants and has been on the team at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. for 3 years. Cheryl is a Customer Service Specialist and is involved daily with assisting customers, setting appointments, posting services performed, billing, and all other administrative duties.
Kaitlin Tinnin
Administrative Assistant
Kaitlin Tinnin is an administrative assistant and customer service representative at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. With 2 years of experience, Kaitlin specializes in assisting customers, setting appointments, assisting service technicians, posting services performed, billing, and all other administrative duties.

Glen Hoershgen
Field Manager
Glen is our Field Manager with 26 years of field experience at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. Glen is a State Certified Commercial Operator, a Certified Sentricon Specialist, and a Service Advisor. Glen assists all technicians in our entire service area and services the Columbia area.

Kyle Bexten
Field Service Technician
Kyle is a Field Service Technician with 18 years of experience at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. He is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Kyle services Callaway county including: Holts Summit, Fulton, and Millersburg.
Bernie Watson
Field Service Technician
Bernie is a Field Service Technician with 18 years of experience at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. and services Columbia and surrounding areas. Bernie is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor.
Tim Carel
Field Service Technician
Tim is a Field Service Technician and has been at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. for 13 years serving Jefferson City. Tim is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, and a Service Advisor.
Justin Linnenbrink
Field Service Technician
Justin is a Field Service Technician with 12 years of experience at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. He is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, and a Service Advisor. Justin services Jefferson City and surrounding areas.
Chris Carel
Field Service Technician
Chris is a Field Service Technician and has been servicing Columbia with Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. for 12 years. Chris is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, and a Service Advisor.
Brett Knipp
Field Service Technician
Brett has worked with Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. for 11 years. Brett is a Field Service Technician, State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, and a Service Advisor. Brett serves Cole Camp, Fortuna, Knob Noster, Lincoln, Marshall, Sedalia, Smithton, Syracuse, Tipton, Warrensburg, Warsaw, and surrounding areas.
Jon Carel
Field Service Technician
Jon is a Field Service Technician with 11 years of service experience. Jon is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Jon services Columbia and surrounding areas.
Shawn Lunceford
Field Service Technician
Shawn is a Field Service Technician and a 14 year veteran at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. He is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Shawn services Boonville, Columbia, Fayette, Franklin, New Franklin, Rocheport, and surrounding areas.
Lance Harvey
Field Service Technician
Lance has been a Field Service Technician at Steve’s Pest Control, Inc. for over 7 years. He is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Lance services: Ashland, Hartsburg, Holts Summit, Jefferson City, and surrounding areas.
Gary Kenney
Field Service Technician
Gary is a Field Service Technician that has been with us for 6 years. He is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. He serves Columbia and the surrounding areas.
Steve Spencer
Field Service Technician
Steve is a Field Service Technician with over 11 years of problem solving experience. He is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Inspector, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Bed Bug Heat Treatment Specialist, and a universal technician. Steve serves our entire service area.
Gregg Boessen
Field Service Technician
Gregg is a Field Service Technician with 5 years of service experience. He is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Gregg serves: Dixon, Meta, Rolla, St. Elizabeth, St. James, St. Robert, St. Thomas, Vienna, Waynesville, and surrounding areas.
Derek Jaegers
Field Service Technician
Derek is a Field Service Technician with 4 years of field experience. He is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Derek serves Argyle, Bland, Belle, Bonnots Mill, Chamois, Freeburg, Koeltztown, Linn, Loose Creek, Morrison, Mt. Sterling, Owensville, St. James, Vichy, Vienna, Westphalia, and surrounding areas.
Greg Mengwasser
Field Service Technician
Greg is a Field Service Technician with 4 years of field experience. He is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Greg serves Jefferson City, Mokane, Tebbetts, and surrounding areas.
Brandon Brown
Service Advisor
Brandon is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Brandon has 3 years of field experience, and serves Cairo, Clark, Higbee, Huntsville, Macon, Moberly, Salisbury, and surrounding areas.
Eddie Blanton
State Certified Commercial Operator
Eddie is a State Certified Commercial Operator with 3 years of field experience. Eddie is also a Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Eddie serves Eldon, Lake Ozark, Osage Beach, and the entire lake area.
Devin Kenney
Service Technician
Devin is a Service Technician with 3 years of problem solving experience. Devin is a State Licensed Technician in both Termite and General Pest, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, Bed Bug Expert, and a Lead Bed Bug Heat Treatment Specialist. Devin serves our entire service area.
Taylor Castillo
Service Technician
Taylor is a Service Technician with 3 year of problem solving experience. Taylor is a State Licensed Technician in both Termite and General Pest, a Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Taylor serves Columbia and surrounding areas.
Travis Marsh
State Certified Operator
Travis in a State Certified Operator in both Termite and General Pest, a Certified Sentricon Specialist, Bed Bug Expert and Lead Bed Bugs Heat Treatment Specialist. Travis has been serving our entire service area for 2 years.
Todd Bochat
State Certified Commercial Operator
Todd is a State Certified Commercial Operator in both Termite and General Pest, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Todd has 2 years of experience and services Columbia, Centralia, Hallsville, Harrisburg, Sturgeon, and surrounding areas.
Kyle Denny
State Certified Commercial Operator
Kyle is a State Certified Commercial Operator with 2 years of field experience. Kyle is also a Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Kyle serves Camdenton, Laurie, Lebanon, Lake of the Ozarks area, Gravois Mills, Stover, Sunrise Beach, Versailles, and surrounding areas.
Cory Brondel
State Certified Commercial Operator
Cory has 2 years of field experience and is a State Certified Commercial Operator in both Termite and General Pest, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Cory services California, Jefferson City, Lohman, Russellville, and surrounding areas.
Alec Holliday
Field Service Technician
Alec is a Field Service Technician with 1 year of problem solving experience. Alec is State Licensed Technician in both Termite and General Pest, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Bed Bug Heat Treatment Specialist, and a Universal Technician. Alec serves Columbia and surrounding areas.
Josh Fischer
Field Service Technician
Josh is a Field Service Technician with 3 years of field experience. He is a State Certified Commercial Operator, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Certified Inspector, and a Service Advisor. Josh has received extensive training in bed bug heat treatment technology. Josh services Auxvasse, Fulton, Kingdom City, Ladonnia, Mexico, Thompson and Vandalia.
Robert Francis
Field Service Technician
Robert is a Field Service Technician, State Licensed Technician in both Termite and General pest, and a Certified Sentricon Specialist. Robert provides service for Armstrong, Arrow Rock, Gillum, Glasgow, Marshall, Nelson, Pilot Grove, Slater Wooldridge, and surrounding areas.
Ryan Kemple
Field Service Technician
Ryan is a Field Service Technician, State Licensed Technician in both Termite and General Pest, and a Certified Sentricon Specialist. Ryan services Danville, Herman, High Hill, Jonesburg, Martinsburg, Montgomery City, New Florence, Portland, Rhineland, Truedale Warrenton, Wentzville, Wellsville and other surrounding areas.
Garrett Tolbert
Field Service Technician
Garrett is a Field Service Technician, State Licensed Service Technician in both Termite and General Pest, and a Certified Sentricon Specialist. Garrett serves the Columbia area.
Lucas Porter
Field Service Technician
Lucas is a Field Service Technician, State Licensed Technician in both Termite and General Pest, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Bed Bug Heat Treatment Specialist, and a Universal Technician. Lucas serves our entire service area.
Reid Gilbert
Field Service Technician
Reid is a Field Service Technician, State Licensed Technician in both Termite and General Pest, Certified Sentricon Specialist, Bed Bug Heat Treatment Specialist, and a Universal Technician. Reid serves our entire service area.