Meet Our Team
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 rehabilitation.
“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 and Herping.”
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 investigator.
“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 States Veteran.
“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.