The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced Emily Thomas Kendrick, president and chief operating officer of Arrow Exterminators, is this year`s recipient of the Women of Excellence Award, presented by Orkin, Inc. NPMA will recognize Thomas Kendrick at its convention in Las Vegas, October 28.
"The Women of Excellence Award is an important recognition for women pest control professionals," said Rob Lederer, executive vice president for NPMA. "We are extremely proud to extend the award to Emily for her contributions to advance the pest control industry."
The selection process for the award was highly competitive, as the international honor was open to women across the profession. In the award`s inaugural year, NPMA received numerous nominations for talented professionals who make notable contributions to the development and growth of the profession and other women.