Employee Spotlight: Gerard “J.C.” Bishop

Our employees take pride in working for Waltham Pest Services. They are passionate about their jobs and truly believe in creating a partnership with the customers and communities they serve. And we love them too! Putting a spotlight on them is just one way to thank them for being such an important part of the team.Gerard Bishop

Q: What’s your name?
A: Gerard “J.C.” Bishop

Q: And what is your official title at Waltham Pest Services?
A: Commercial Sales Rep

Q: What are your responsibilities?
A: Growing business by bringing on new customers and increasing opportunities with existing customers in the state of Rhode Island.

Q: What year did you start working at Waltham?
A: 2005

Q: How many years have you been working in this industry?
A: 18

Q: What relevant positions did you hold before Waltham?
A: I was in the U.S. Army and got my start in pest control with a competitor until finding my home at Waltham Pest Services.

Q: What is your education background?
A: High school graduate. Started utilizing my GI bill benefit in the military and attending classes at Central Texas College, but some deployments derailed those plans.

Q: Do you have any relevant certifications or specialties?
A: I am AIB certified, certified in multiple Rollins management training programs, and also GMP certified in several industries.

Q: Have you received any relevant awards?
A: I was the Employee of the Year for Waltham in 2011 and was a President’s Club winner in 2014.

Q: Are there any interesting projects you’ve worked on that you’d like to include?
A: I have been responsible for maintaining relationships in many very large accounts in R.I. since starting in 2005 and climbing through the ranks.

Q: Is there anything else you would like to include?
A: Waltham has shown the ability to allow people to grow from within as I started as a technician, became a master tech while being the union steward for my company, moved into management as a Service Manager, and then to my new role in sales honing my skills of adding revenue lines while preparing for my next identified challenge: Branch Manager.

If you think you could benefit from J.C.’s expertise, contact Waltham Pest Services today.