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With more than 70 years of combined experience, your satisfaction is our main priority.

Hogarth’s is a member of the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA), the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), and Michigan Pest Control Association (MPCA). We are committed to staying on the cutting edge of training, techniques, and technology and have multiple wildlife certifications including:

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NWCOA Basic Wildlife Operators License
Shooting in Sensitive Environments Certification
Level 1: Certified Urban Marksman
Level 2: Certified Urban Sharpshooter
Goose Management Certification
Bat Standards Certification
ACRBT Catastrophe Rope and Harness Course Level 1 Certification

Meet the Team

Ken (Butch) Hogarth

Ken (Butch) Hogarth

Founder

Ken Hogarth started Hogarth’s Pest Control in 1994 with his wife, Holly. What started as a one-guy-in-a-truck operation has evolved into a 24-hour service company with over 6,000 customers. Hogarth’s Pest Control takes pride in offering exceptional customer service and strong attention to detail. Ken, Holly and their employees regularly attend pest and wildlife conventions and classes and continuously stay on the cutting edge of the newest technologies and techniques within the industry. Ken is certified through the National Wildlife Control Operators Association as an Advanced Wildlife Control Operator, Bat Standards Compliant, and Level 1 and 2 Urban Sharpshooter. He also received certifications through the ACRBT Catastrophe Rope and Harness Course, and is a Bird Barrier Certified Installer. He is a proud father and "grampy" to two grand babies and one on the way.

Holly Hogarth

Holly Hogarth

Co-Founder

Holly Hogarth started Hogarth’s Pest Control with her husband, Ken, in 1994. Holly previously worked in corporate event planning and after having children, decided it was time for her and Ken to start their own business. Holly has worked both as a technician as well as in the office and continues to manage all of the day-to-day office operations. Hogarth’s pride themselves on their dedication to customer service and continuously stay on the cutting edge of the newest policies, procedures, and technologies. In addition to business, Hollys biggest joy is her family.

Parker Hogarth

Parker Hogarth

Certified Technician

Parker Hogarth became a certified technician in 2012 and has been working for the family business ever since. Parker obtained his Bachelor's of Science with a focus in environmental studies from Western Michigan University in 2017. Parker is certified through the National Wildlife Control Operators Association as an Advanced Wildlife Control Operator, Goose Management, Level 1 and 2 Urban Sharpshooter, and Bat Standards Compliant. He is also a Bird Barrier Certified Installer and received his Reality Rope and Harness certification in the fall of 2016. Parker lives in Williamsburg with his wife, Kendall, their son, Madden, and two Border Collies, Sniper and Beau.

Kendall Hogarth

Kendall Hogarth

Administrative Manager

Kendall began her career at Hogarth’s in the spring of 2013. She graduated from Western Michigan Michigan University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing in 2016 and holds certifications through the National Wildlife Control Operators Association as a Basic Wildlife Control Operator and Bat Standards Compliant. Kendall manages day-to-day office operations including scheduling and contracts. She lives in Williamsburg with her husband, Parker, their son, Madden, and two Border Collies.

Donnie Turner

Donnie Turner

Certified Technician

Donnie Turner has over 20 years of experience working for Hogarth’s Pest Control. Donnie stays on the cutting edge of the newest technologies and techniques and regularly attends pest and wildlife conventions. He is certified through the National Wildlife Control Operators Association as a Basic Wildlife Control Operator and Bat Standards Compliant. Donnie is also a Bird Barrier Certified Installer and obtained his Reality Rope and Harness certification in the fall of 2016. Donnie lives in the Traverse City area with his wife, Amanda, and their children.

Curt Schultz

Curt Schultz

Certified Technician

Curt Schultz started working for Hogarth’s Pest Control in 1999. He has strong attention to detail and expansive knowledge of the pest control industry. Curt stays up-to-date on the latest pest control techniques and procedures and regularly attends pest and wildlife conventions. He is certified through the National Wildlife Control Operators Association as a Basic Wildlife Control Operator and Bat Standards Compliant. Curt is also a Bird Barrier Certified Installer and received certification through the ACRBT Catastrophe Rope and Harness Course. Curt lives in Traverse City with his wife, Thresa, and their golden doodle, Teddy.

Brady Fagan

Brady Fagan

Certified Technician

Brady joined us in the spring of 2020. Since then, Brady has become an integral part of our team. He became a certified technician in spring 2021 and is certified through the National Wildlife Control Operators Association as Bat Standards Compliant. Brady lives in Kingsley with his girlfriend Korin and their dogs.

Ryan Beyer

Ryan Beyer

Registered Technician

Ryan came to us from Florida in the fall of 2020 with previous experience in the pest control industry. He has since hit the ground running with our team and has quickly become a valuable asset. Ryan lives in Traverse City with his wife, Brooke, and their son.

Ehren Sladick

Ehren Sladick

Certified Technician

Ehren joined Hogarth's in the spring of 2021 and has quickly become an integral part of the HPC team. He lives in Charlevoix with his wife, Olivia, and their son.

Tyler Fults

Tyler Fults

Certified Technician

Tyler joined Hogarth's in the spring of 2021. He lives in the Bellaire/Mancelona area with his girlfriend and their two children.

Kathy Jacob

Kathy Jacob

Bookkeeper

Kathy has been working behind the scenes for Hogarth’s as our bookkeeper for a number of years before joining our team exclusively in 2019. She’s an integral part of our company operations! She lives in Elk Rapids with her husband, Pete, and yellow lab, Riley.

Kate Lalone

Kate Lalone

Administrative Assistant

Kate is originally from Elk Rapids and joined the Hogarths team in spring 2021. In addition to taking calls and managing day-to-day office operations, Kate runs her own Etsy shop. She has quickly become an asset and we are lucky to have her!

Justine Thaxton

Justine Thaxton

Administrative Assistant