Summer is coming and despite the heat it’ll bring, people will surely look for ways to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine.
Unfortunately, a lot of those summertime plans get ruined by pesky pests like mosquitoes, ticks and fleas. Not only are these bugs a nuisance, but they also pose serious health risks like West Nile virus and Lyme disease.
Nobody likes these pests. However, here’s what people do like:
Finding a highly lucrative business opportunity that allows them to help their families and their neighbors maintain a good quality of life, much like where summer can be enjoyed outdoors without fear of suffering from insect bites, wounds, and diseases.
They’re not ‘The Brave Little Tailor’, but Jerry Cooper and Lou Schager from Mosquito Joe, a Neighborly Company, are here to swat those pests and your reservations keeping you from entrepreneurial journey, all in one blow!
Out of school, Jerry was an optician, but today, he serves as the Director for Franchise Development at Mosquito Joe. With over 25 years of experience as a franchise development and operations professional, Jerry has been serving franchisees and franchisor alike, helping them reach their business goals.
Lou Schager served for 27 years in the U.S. Navy, graduated from the Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN) and served as the Commanding Officer of an FA-18 squadron. Today, Lou puts his leadership skills to work by serving as the President of Mosquito Joe. Under his leadership, Lou has grown the Brand as the preeminent service choice for mosquito, tick and flea control across the country.
The company started in 2010, began franchising in 2013 and has grown to over 370 franchise locations in 38 states. Mosquito Joe was acquired by Neighborly in August of 2018.
At this point, we know you want to get to the good stuff!
How can outdoor pest control and maintenance be such a lucrative business? What’s the franchise model like? Is this a seasonal demand, and if so, how is this franchise a great option for meeting my family’s needs?
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