Schedule

Mergers & Acquisitions Virtual Conference Schedule

9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. A Changing Marketplace: What is Means to be in Today's Million Dollar Club
A guide to today's Million Dollar Club events, including a review of research that's specifically of interest to companies in the $750,000 to $1.25 million range.

Moderator: Dan Moreland, PCT Magazine, Cleveland, Ohio
9:10 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Why Invest Your Time in the Million Dollar Club
A member of Arrow Exterminators' management team discusses what the Million Dollar Club can mean to you and how it can help grow and shape your business.

Speaker: Tim Pollard, Arrow Exterminators, Atlanta, Ga.
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Growing Pains: Hiring the Right People for Business Growth
The people you surround yourself with in your organization make or break your success. In this session:

      Learn the surefire signs that you need to strengthen your talent bench
      As a leader, learn how to keep pace with the growth of your business
      Learn how hiring is necessary for succession planning
      5 tips for hiring the right people
      Q & A

Speaker: Stacy Feiner, BDO USA - Management Consulting, Cleveland, Ohio
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Company on the Move: Platinum Pest Solutions, Chicago
This urban company started by servicing only bed bug accounts, but it has since learned the importance of recurring pest management accounts. The company's owners will discuss their "lessons learned" during Platinum's explosive growth from $1 million to $2 million in revenue, and first-hand tips on taking your firm to the next level.

Speaker: Jason Sayre, Platinum Pest Solutions, Chicago, Il.
Speaker: Mike Panichi, Platinum Pest Solutions, Chicago, Il.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Company on the Move: Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions, Pearl City, Hawaii
Why is it so important to become involved in the pest management industry? Whether it's attending association events, joining local civic groups or simply networking online with peers, coming together with fellow PMPs pays big dividends. Hear from one PMP who doesn't let anything get in the way of meeting up with fellow owners and operators - no matter the distance he has to travel.

Speaker: Michael Botha, Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions, Pearl City, Hi
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Why NOW is the Time to Hire a Salesperson
As companies grow, owners unfortunately can't always keep up with everything that needs to get done. Arrow Exterminators' vice president of sales will present tips on how to hire and when to add a salesperson to your staff. But giving up some responsibilities doesn't mean quality has to suffer - this session will review quality control efforts as well.

Speaker: John Wright, Arrow Exterminators, Atlanta, Ga.

 *Times listed above are in EDT