Massey Services’ Suzanne Graham Named President of Florida Pest Management Association
Massey Services, the nation’s fifth largest pest prevention company and the largest privately held family-owned company in the industry, is pleased to announce that Suzanne Graham, the company’s Director of Governmental Affairs, has been inducted as the new President of the Florida Pest Management Association.
For over 75 years, the Florida Pest Management Association (FPMA) has represented the pest industry as a protector of food, health, property and environment. In her new role as President, Graham will work to continue effectively refining the administration and supporting services for the state association.
Suzanne has served as the FPMA’s co-chair for the Government Affairs and Political Action Committee for six years and served as the Expo Chair in 2016.
“I’m truly honored to be named President of the FPMA,” said Suzanne Graham. “I want to thank the Massey family for their unwavering support and commitment in allowing me to serve the association. The FPMA exists to serve its members and our industry. I look forward to collaborating with my industry peers to continue FPMA’s mission.”
Suzanne’s career in the pest control industry began in 1992 when she and her husband opened American Pest Control which was one of the most successful small businesses in Charlotte County, Florida. Graham joined Massey Services when the company purchased her business in 2011.
Graham is a Florida-licensed Pest Control Operator and Certified Building Contractor. She currently serves on the National Pest Management Association Public Policy Committee, National Association Home Builders, Political Action Committee of the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) and is a member of the Florida Irrigation Society Governmental Affairs Committee. She was also appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the South West Regional Planning Council. In 2013, Graham was the president of the Florida Home Builders Association and was the president of the Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association in 2006.
Additionally, in 2019 Suzanne was honored with the Women of Excellence award from the National Pest Management Association and was also inducted into the Florida Home Builder Association’s Hall of Fame.
About Massey Services: Based in Orlando, Florida, Massey Services is the nation’s fifth largest pest prevention company and the largest privately held family-owned company in the industry. Celebrating 35 consecutive years of profitable growth, Massey Services and its subsidiary organizations employ nearly 2,200 team members and operate approximately 2,000 vehicles that provide residential and commercial pest prevention, termite protection, landscape and irrigation services to approximately 650,000 customers from Service Centers throughout Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina and Oklahoma. For more information about Massey Services, please visit www.masseyservices.com.
About FPMA: The Florida Pest Management Association is a state-wide organization with its main office located in Orlando, Florida. The Association was founded in 1945 in Gainesville, Florida as a non-profit trade association 501(c)6. For over 75 years, it has represented the industry and protected Floridians. The mission of the FPMA is to communicate the role of the industry as protectors of food, health, property and environment; to promote high standards of business ethics among industry members; to support research, education and training within the industry; and to cooperate with federal, state and local government for the good of the community and industry.