Meet Our Team
Our qualified and dedicated team of professionals is committed to the most environmentally responsible pest control practices. We feature a fast response team and are committed to ongoing education and training.
Lee Tate Owner
Crystal Tate Wife / Office Manager
Lee began working at Bug Out at a very early age helping his Dad build the business. At the age of 14 he became the second youngest Certified Sentricon Specialist in the country and at the age of 18 he became the youngest Certified Operator in the State of Florida. With more than 20 years of experience he is proud to be the second generation owner of Bug Out Service of West FL. Crystal married into the pest control industry more than 10 years ago and has nearly 20 years of experience in office work and management.
Don Frisch Lead Technician
Don has been in the pest control industry for more than 30 years and has been with Bug Out for nearly 20 of those years making his experience vast and varied.
Darryl McBride Service Technician
Darryl has been in customer service for more than 15 years. He is well liked by his customers and is currently enrolled as a student in the Purdue University Urban and Industrial Integrated Pest Management Course, advancing his knowledge in the industry to be better able to meet his customer's needs.
Zach Carnley Service Technician
Zach has started his career in the pest control industry at Bug Out while also completing his AA degree. He has a great desire to learn and grow in his position here.
Leslie Kinder Office Assistant
Leslie works part time in the office and helps keep the day to day business of Bug Out going while also working on her degree to become a nurse. She will always greet you on the phone with a friendly voice that is ready to assist you with whatever you may need when you call.