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 and Crystal Tate

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’s History. With nearly 25 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 nearly 15 years ago and has more than 20 years of experience in office work and management.

Darryl McBride

Darryl McBride Pest Control Service Technician

Darryl has been in customer service for more than 20 years. He is well-liked by our customers and is a graduate of the Purdue University Urban and Industrial Integrated Pest Management Course, as well as a state of Florida Certified Pest Control Operator.

Zach Carnley

Zach Carnley Service Technician

Zach is now in his fourth year at Bug Out Service. He has a well-rounded knowledge of all that we do at Bug Out, but his forte is protecting homes from termites. His attention to detail makes him an invaluable asset to us and our customers.

Aaron Johnson

Aaron Johnson Service Technician

Aaron came to work with us at Bug Out Service with several years of experience in customer service and a management background. His attitude and personality are contagious, and his fun-loving spirit makes him a pleasure to be around. Like Lee and Darryl, he is a graduate of the Purdue University Urban and Industrial Integrated Pest Management Course.

Justin Parker

Justin Parker Service Technician

Justin has been with Bug Out Service for over three years now. His eagerness to learn and grow in the industry makes him one of the best service technicians that Bug Out has ever had. When he is not working, he is always on call at the volunteer fire department in Berrydale, FL, serving his community on and off the job.

Don Frisch

Don Frisch Service Technician

Don has been in the pest control industry for more than 35 years and has been with Bug Out for over 20 of those years making his experience vast and varied. After enjoying retirement for a short season he came back to work at Bug Out Service part-time.

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— BJ N., Milton, FL They provide excellent service. Would never consider changing. Always friendly and willing to help.