Pat Hottel served more than 40 years as the Technical Director for McCloud Services, a pest management provider protecting some of the leading food brands in the U.S. Recently, she began a new role serving both McCloud and Terminix Commercial teams in her Midwest geographical area. She specializes in food processing support as part of the national Terminix Technical Team. Hottel, a graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in Entomology, and a master’s degree in instructional technology from the University of Central Missouri has more than 40 years of practical pest management experience. A Board-Certified Entomologist, Hottel is a frequent speaker at industry educational events and is a longtime member of the Copesan Technical Committee. She has won numerous awards during her distinguished career including the PCT Crown Leadership Award and Chairperson of the Year for her work on the National Pest Management Association’s Insect Control Committee.