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About Environmental Pest Management, Inc.
Environmental Pest Management, Inc. (EPM) was founded in 1974 and has been providing expert pest management services. The company operates as a family-owned business, led by owner Jeff Rice, and is accredited by the Pennsylvania Pest Management Association and the National Pest Management Association. We were selected as the reader’s choice gold ribbon winner for best pest control by the Indiana Gazette in 2021 and 2022 and have moved to a new location at 262 Airport Rd, Indiana, PA.
Our History in Indiana, Pennsylvania
Meet Our Team
Jeff Rice, ACE
Jeff joined the family business in 2002 after graduating from IUP. He has taken over as owner of the business and has attained the nationally-recognized distinction of being an Associate Certified Entomologist. Jeff also holds a Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator permit issued by the PA Game Commission. A life-long resident of Indiana, he takes pride in his ability to provide outstanding service and maintain his reputation as the “go to guy” for pest control in Indiana. As a published author, you can read about his Entomological Consulting Projects here.
Josh was born and raised in Indiana, graduated from IUP, and currently resides in Indiana Borough. Josh has been with the company since 2016, and is known for his organization and attention to detail. He is also licensed by the state of Pennsylvania as a Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator. Josh also holds a Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator permit issued by the PA Game Commission.
Nichole is Jeff’s wife and mother of their 3 beautiful children. She is a graduate of IUP and brings to EPM almost 20 years of office experience.
Diane is a long-time resident of Indiana, and brings to EPM over 30 years of office experience. Her friendly voice and jovial personality make her a great asset to the company. Diane is Nichole’s mother, and currently resides in Indiana with her husband and their dog Maggie.
Dave was born and raised in Indiana, PA, attended Indiana Senior High, and graduated from Clarion University. He joins EPM after a long career as an accountant at a local financial institution. He is very detailed, organized, and approaches every job with care. He has made a great addition to our team. Dave is an award-winning cross-stitch artist and resides in Indiana with his long-time partner and their dog.
Steve is from the Rural Valley area, went to Marion Center High School and has joined EPM most recently from the oil and gas industry. He brings a great attitude, is dependable, and has a great sense of humor. He is a welcomed addition to EPM. Steve enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family and his dogs.