Meet our speakers
Kemp Anderson Consulting
Winter Park, Fla.
Before starting Kemp Anderson Consulting, Anderson was the Vice President of Business Development at Scotts Lawn Service (SLS), a division of Scotts MiracleGro, the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products. Prior to joining SLS, Anderson was Director of Acquisitions for Rollins, Inc., parent of Orkin, responsible for expanding the company via merger and acquisition activity throughout North America and the Caribbean. At Middleton Lawn and Pest Control, Anderson was both Director of Business Development and Manager of Legal Affairs. He was responsible for growing the company organically and via acquisitions, with oversight and negotiation of all acquisitions. He began his service industry experience at Sears Termite and Pest Control in Branch Operations, then Customer Service Leadership, District Operations Management and Leadership and later Director of Business Development company-wide. Anderson holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Rollins College, as well as an MBA from The Roy E. Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College.
Attorney - Principal
PCO M&A Specialists
John Corrigan is a highly accomplished M&A attorney known for his ability to negotiate and structure “Sell Side” transactions in addition to working with private business owners on internal matters including generational transfers and related issues. He brings over 30 years of extensive experience in all forms of business contracts including asset/stock purchase agreements.
Potomac Pest Control Group
Paul Giannamore is managing director of the Potomac Pest Control Group and known throughout the valuation and M&A community as the “architect of value.” As a strategy consultant and accredited valuation expert, he advises shareholders and senior management of pest control firms on building and measuring value in their businesses, and ultimately unlocking that value through the sale or transfer of their business. A graduate of Cornell University, Giannamore is also a strategy consultant and M&A investment banker to businesses ranging from small, family-owned enterprises to large public companies.
CPA - Principal
PCO M&A Specialists
Dan Gordon brings over 20 years of experience in accounting and managing high growth pest control companies. Dan is an expert in structuring pest control company merger and acquisition transactions with an eye on tax minimization while maximizing business value. He brings extensive experience in working with the most popular industry computer systems to use for KPI presentation as a tool for effective company sale negotiation.
Preferred Business Brokers
Rand Hollon, a graduate of Florida Southern College, is a second-generation PCO who knows, first hand, how it feels to sell a family business. A licensed business broker with a wealth of pest control industry experience brokering both large and small deals, Hollon also worked for the international advertising agency, Ogilvy & Mather, representing a number of high-profile clients, including American Express, Anheuser-Busch and the Centers for Disease Control. Working exclusively within the pest control industry, Hollon has led transaction processes and brokered pest industry deals throughout the U.S. and Caribbean.
Senior Vice President
Winter Park, Fla.
Timothy M. Jernigan, CFP® currently serves as Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management Director and Wealth Advisor. In 16 years, he has risen through the ranks of the industry and has become a leader in financial services for high net worth individuals. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Jernigan worked as a Wealth Advisor in the Merrill Lynch Private Client Group, earning positions in both the Executive Club and President’s Club. He has earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation and received the Five Star Wealth Manager award in 2012, 2013 2014 and 2015. Mr. Jernigan has appeared on Orlando ABC Affiliate WTVF and has been featured in a full-page interview with Orlando Style Magazine. Mr. Jernigan has two degrees from Harding University, Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Biblical Studies.
PCT Media Group
Dan Moreland, publisher of PCT, is an award-winning journalist who has covered the professional pest management industry for more than three decades. A graduate of Kent State University, where he majored in journalism, Moreland has served as editor of the last three editions of the Mallis Handbook of Pest Control, as well as Rodent Control: A Practical Guide for Pest Management Professionals by Dr. Robert Corrigan. He also serves as Executive Vice-President of GIE Media, a diversified publisher of business-to-business publications based in Valley View, Ohio.