Owner of Larue Pest Management, Inc. Named President of Florida Pest Management Association


SUMMARY: Keith Ruebeling, the owner of Larue Pest Management, appointed as the 68th President of the Florida Pest Management Association.

Marin Asher, Director of Marketing & Business Relations

Larue Pest Management, Inc.

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Owner of Fort Myers Pest Control Company Named President of Florida Pest Management Association

Fort Myers, FL – January 19, 2015 – Keith Ruebeling, owner of Fort Myers pest control company, Larue Pest Management, has been appointed to serve as the 68th President of the Florida Pest Management Association (FPMA). Ruebeling’s term follows that of 2014 President Billy Riley and officially begins when he is formally sworn in on January 22nd during the Pest and Lawn Care Expo in Orlando. A second-generation pest control operator, he joined the family business in 1992 and holds a Florida Certified Operators License in the categories of pest control, termite control, lawn care, and fumigation.

Keith Ruebeling also holds an Economics Degree, earned at Florida State University, and graduated from the Extension Service Fast Trac II Program at the University of Florida. He’s a member of Rotary South (Fort Myers) and has spent four years on the Florida Pest Management Association’s Board of Directors. In addition, he has served on the Association’s Governmental Affairs Committee and Florida Green Industries task force.

Founded in 1945, the Florida Pest Management Association is a non-profit, statewide trade association, based in Orlando, with 1,000 members. It promotes business ethics standards and communicates how the pest control industry is dedicated to protecting health, food, property, and the environment. The organization supports research, education, and training in the field as well.

In an introduction published in FPMA’s Pest Perspectives magazine, Keith Ruebeling said, “This year’s objectives will continue to be about strengthening our advocacy efforts, providing quality educational opportunities to our members and bringing our industry partners and operators together to network and fellowship.”

He also highlights the upcoming FPMA’s Legislative Tour in March and the FPMA in Paradise Summer Conference scheduled for June in Key Largo.

About Larue Pest Management, Inc.

Founded in 1978, Larue Pest Management, Inc. is a Fort Myers pest control company serving Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, Sanibel, Cape Coral and all of Lee, Collier, Hendry and Charlotte counties. Larue’s pest control services offer year-round pest prevention, including termite, bed bug, rodent and mosquito control for homes and businesses. Their tree, shrub and lawn care, along with irrigation repair and maintenance services deliver the proper nutrients and water levels to keep landscapes healthy during any season.