Ramon - Manager and Owner, Critter Control of Houston
Ramon started his pursuit into the wildlife industry when he started his
studies at Texas A&M and gained his degree in Wildlife Biology. From
there he spent some time working for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
and was stationed at Jasper, Texas and also at the Old Tunnel Wildlife
Management area, outside of Fredericksburg, TX.
Ramon Bought into the Critter Control Franchise in 1998 and has been an
active participant in the day to day running of the business.
Ramon works closely with the Non-profit organization TWRC here in Houston
which works with injured and orphaned wildlife and is a strong advocate
for Humane animal removal, a view that he has instilled in all his staff.
Ramon is also a great investor in people and works hard with all the staff
to ensure they receive a high level of training so they can go on to deliver
the best customer service experience possible.
Ramon also spent 6 years supporting our military in Afghanistan, filling
a need to do his part following the 9/11 tragedy. Ramon returned back
to Houston, fulltime in 2013 and has settled into family life with his
Wife and 2 cats and 2 dogs.
Nate - Service Manager, U.S. Military Veteran
Nate is our Service Manager and a United States military Veteran.
“My background starts at a very early age building custom houses
from the ground up on the coast of Maine. I entered the wildlife management
industry in 2013 with Critter Control of Fort Worth as a Team Leader.
I moved up in the company becoming the Assistant Operations Manager, and
traveling around the country training other franchises in the methods
we utilize in Texas. In January of 2015 I became the Service Manager at
Critter Control of Houston. My wife, two older boys, twin 3-year-olds,
three dogs, and I all live in the Houston area now and have fallen in
love with the community.”
Manuel - Home Department & Pest Control Supervisor
Manuel is the Home department and Pest Control supervisor, he brings over
26 years’ experience in our industry and is a Certified Applicator.
“I enjoy solving clients problems and listening to their concerns.
I have a can-do attitude and will always do whatever is needed to resolve
any nuisance wildlife or pest control issues our clients are faced with.”
Craig - Wildlife Specialist
Craig has worked for Critter Control for over 8 years. In addition to being
a Certified Applicator he is a Certified Wildlife Specialist. Craig also
brings to the position over 25 years in the study of Herpetology and Wildlife
“This is the perfect industry for me, I feel a great deal of fulfillment
when I am presented with a client’s critter issues and I am able
to start the process of solving their situation and helping them to fully
understand what they are dealing with. My passion in my free time is fishing
Ben - Wildlife Specialist & Crew Chief, U.S. Military Veteran
Ben started in the nuisance wildlife industry at 18 prior to serving in
the United States Marine Core for over 6 years. He has gathered certification
as a Veterinary Paramedic and is a nationally certified animal cruelty
“I take pride in my ability to locate and seal up any animal entry
points on a home, but I have to say my favorite part of the job is hand
removing the wildlife we encounter. Knowing that I can safely remove and
relocate the animal without causing any harm, as well as seeing the satisfaction
and relief on the client’s face is what makes this job so worthwhile.”
Steve - Crew Chief, Repair & Damage Response Team, U.S. Military Veteran
Steve is one of our crew Chiefs on our repair and damage response teams.
Steve has prior experience in the construction industry and is a United
“I’m a United States infantry combat veteran/singer, songwriter
and musician combatting critters with military control all while singing
stairway to heaven.”
He also has a great sense of humor.
Preston - Assistant Crew Chief
Walter - Assistant Crew Chief
Justin - Pest Control Technician, Home Department
Kimberly - Customer Services & HR