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Rockit Pest is partnering with founders and entrepreneurs to build a super-regional pest control company.

Rockit Pest not only combines industry experience, business acumen, and financial support, but is also flexible in its ability to meet your financial goals. Whether you are looking for a partner to accelerate growth or desire a monetization path with succession planning, we can work to meet your needs.

Who we are

Our mission

Rockit Pest is a pest control company that strives to protect the health, safety, and property of its customers with exceptional service, and build lasting trust with the communities in which it serves.

Our vision

Formed by experienced pest control operators, Rockit Pest will help its partners successfully navigate their growth paths while providing long-term career opportunities for employees.

Our goals

To build a super-regional pest control company that stays committed to our guiding principles and creates value for partners.

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Foundational experience

We are led by a team with deep operational and financial experience. We know the importance of focus, good judgment, and industry knowledge in building pest control businesses, because we’ve done it before.

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Be a part of an exceptional team

By partnering with us, you and your employees have the opportunity to become key members of our team driving Rockit’s success. We believe partnership leads to empowerment, collaboration, and an ecosystem of best practices, creating value and top–tier results.

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Steward of your business

We are committed to providing you and your employees with long–term career development opportunities. We recognize the importance of leadership continuity post transaction and the need to provide career track roles to retain top performers.

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Flexible capital solutions

We work with sellers to accommodate their needs as they contemplate the next chapter of their legacy. No two owners are the same, which is why we offer ownership transition solutions that provide liquidity and the option to participate in value creation from a scaled and growing pest control business.

Leadership

Ryan Bradbury

Chairman & CEO

Ryan is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rockit Pest. He is the former CEO of Viking Termite & Pest Control, which serviced NJ, NY, PA, DE, and MD. Ryan has served on the Board of Directors for Copesan Services (an alliance of regional pest control providers serving commercial customers throughout North America), the New Jersey Pest Control Association, QualityPro, and as the Director of Region 1 for the National Pest Management Association. He received the National Young Entrepreneur Award from the National Pest Management Association in 2013 and was recognized as an NJBIZ Forty Under 40 award winner in 2016. Currently, Ryan is also a director at Pelsis.

Now making his home in Tampa, Florida with his wife and two children, Ryan enjoys coaching youth sports, playing golf, boating, and traveling.

Ryan received his bachelor's degree from Florida State University.

ryan@rockitpest.com

John Gabbard

SVP, Chief Financial Officer

John serves as the CFO of Rockit Pest. He began his career in public accounting, spending time both in the Audit and Advisory practices at a Big 4 accounting firm. Afterwards, he served as Director of Finance and then CFO of a $50M software and services organization headquartered in South Carolina.

John earned a BS in Accounting from Furman University and a Masters in Accounting from the University of Virginia.

jgabbard@rockitpest.com

Beth Warren

Business Development Manager

Beth serves as Business Development Manager at Rockit Pest. She began her career working in economic development and then as a contractor for the military. She held various leadership roles that assisted Veterans and/or their family members in a variety of ways, ranging from stepping in after a loss of a soldier to helping a Veteran transition into a civilian career. Before joining Rockit, she worked for the University of South Carolina, leading the Employer Relations team in the Career Center.

Outside of work, Beth enjoys scuba diving, (the occasional) sky dive, baking and decorating cakes, and spending time with her husband and daughter. She also volunteers her time as an executive committee member for South Carolina's division of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

Beth earned a double major in Management and Marketing from the University of South Carolina and is working on her MBA.

beth@rockitpest.com

News

Rockit Pest Acquires Future Services

Rockit Pest announced the acquisition of Future Services, based in Loganville, GA since 1998, serving Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

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Rockit Pest Acquires Hired Killers Pest Control

Greenville, S.C.-based Rockit Pest announced the acquisition of Hired Killers Pest Control, based in upstate South Carolina. Hired Killers Pest Control has a long history of serving South Carolina residents for over 36 years.

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Rockit Pest Announces the Addition of Patrick Settle as Senior Vice President

Rockit Pest, Inc. (“Rockit” or the “Company”) today announced that Patrick Settle has been appointed Senior Vice President of the Company.

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Halle Capital Management Announces Launch of Pest Control Company, Rockit Pest, in Conjunction With Its Acquisition of Spencer Pest Services

Halle Capital Management ("Halle"), a New York-based growth equity investment firm, today announced the launch of Rockit Pest, Inc. ("Rockit"), a newly formed company focused on acquiring and operating regional pest control companies.

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Rockit Pest Acquires East Cooper Termite & Pest Solutions

Rockit expands in South Carolina with acquisition of East Cooper, which serves customers in the greater Charleston area.

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Rockit Pest Announces Strategic Acquisition of Home Pest Control

Rockit Pest, a portfolio company of Halle Capital, a New York-based growth equity-focused investment firm, today announced the acquisition of Home Pest Control (“Home” or “HPC”), based in Columbia, SC. Home has provided pest control services to customers throughout South Carolina for nearly 60 years.

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