85% of our financial success was due to skills in "human engineering", personality, and ability to communicate, negotiate, and lead.
The Carnegie Institute of Technology carried out research that showed that
They found that only 15% was due to technical ability. In other words people skills or skills highly related to emotional intelligence were crucial skills. Nobel Prize winning Israeli-American psychologist Daniel Kahneman found that people would rather do business with a person they like and trust rather than someone they don't, even if that that person is offering a better product at a lower price.
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"I have a vision that one day we'll be the top service 99 company in the United States."
Vess Pearson, CEO
#1 Fastest Growing Pest Control Company in the USA
Ranked #28 in Entrepreneur's 360
– Vess Pearson, CEO –
“I have a vision that one day we’ll be the top service 99 company in the United States.”
Ranked #1 in Emerging Companies from Utah Business
Serviced More Accounts than our Top 7 Competitors Combined
Ranked #28 in Entrepreneur’s 360
#1 Fastest Growing Pest Control Company in the U.S.A.
We always go the extra mile and anticipate our customer’s needs to make every interaction extraordinary.
What we do, we do wholeheartedly by always keeping our commitments. We are passionate about excellence and precision.
We take time to better ourselves and continually look for opportunities to improve as individuals and as a company each day.
Our actions are focused on lifting up others and ourselves, as we create a positive culture and find ways to give back.
Killing Bugs And Making Money
Aptive Environmental, out of its Provo headquarters. This time he is going bigger, opening 29 hubs in 23 states simultaneously.
Wall Street Journal
Google-style Office Perks Go Mainstream
The offices of Alterra LLC house an NCAA regulation-size basketball court, a trugolf simulator a and a 90-inch television permanently tuned to ESPN.
Exterminating Dysfunction in the Pest Control Industry
Ranked as the nation’s fastest-growing pest control company. The headquarters boasts features more common to tech firms, such as foosball and ping-pong tables…
Aptive Environmental Arrives in Top 25
“We were able to retain the same executive team, the same marketing arm and sales force, and one key operator for each location,’ Royce said
4 Tips for Training Your Employees to Think Like a CEO
I decided to work alongside management and develop an intricate training program Before branching out to build alterra, the pest-control company I lead today. Now, years later, I’ve applied the lessons, which I learned in those days of flailing and failing as a salesman, to a list of rules I created.
No.1,022 Aptive Environmental
Provides customers with environmentally responsible pest removal options that reduce potential health risks to humans, pets, and the environment.
Why this pest control company spends so much on Google-esque perks
Tech companies aren’t the only ones having fun in the office anymore
David Royce: Entrepreneur of the Year
David Royce has made pests less pesky by creating four of the most successful, environmentally responsible pest control companies in North America.
Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland
See Aptive Environmental Discuss a Smarter Approach to Pest Control
Aptive Environmental featured on Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® to discuss their innovative pest solutions.
EY Entrepreneur of the Year
Ernst & Young Announces
Alterra CEO David Royce as National EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award Winner 2015
The American Business Awards
2015 Company/ Organization Awards Categories Stevie® Award Winners
1st Place Gold Stevie Award
“Fastest Growing Service Company of the Year” for 2015.
Silver Place Award
“Company of the Year” in the “Business Services” category
Silver Place Awards
“Executive of the Year” for CEO David Royce
Sales & Marketer of the Year
Recipient: Vess Pearson
5 mega-successful entrepreneurs who launched their careers in sales
In 2011, over 400,000 businesses were launched in the US. Two years later, one-third of those businesses had gone under.
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30 States. 115 Areas.
Bay Area East
Bay Area North
Bay Area South
Bay Area West
Eugene | Bend
Ft Lauderdale North
Ft Lauderdale South
Ft Worth South
Ft Worth West
Kansas City East
Kansas City West
Los Angeles East
Los Angeles West
Orange County Central
Orange County East
Orange County West
San Antonio East
San Antonio West
San Diego North
San Diego South
St. Louis East
St. Louis West
Why are we growing? What do you think?
Average Revenue Growth, 2017-2021
“There’s only one growth strategy: work hard.”
– William Hague –