Mairi Ferris is work coordinator for the CBD and South West areas of Brisbane. She looks after her clients and 6 technicians with equal care and enjoys the daily challenges of bringing excellent service and efficient management together. Mairi enjoys golf, her family including grandchildren and particularly overseas travel.
Pip Smith joined our team in December of 2012 and began as an Assistant Coordinator. She now fills the role of Work Coordinator in the southeast suburbs of Brisbane. Pip emigrated from England and was recently naturalised. So now she is a ‘fair dinkum Aussie’ – except for the accent.
Tania Hewitt is our newest office member filling the role of Assistant Coordinator and off-sider to Pip. Together they make a formidable team. Tania is a staunch supporter of the Brisbane Lions AFL team and enjoys attending home games and watching away games on T.V.
June Beutel is the other half of the CBD and South West area team. As assistant coordinator, June assists Mairi in the extremely efficient running of their area. June’s interests are family, gardening and travel. June came to us in November 2011 from a customer service background in the insurance industry.
Kerrie King manages the third area, Brisbane North, and this includes some important customers that require her customer skills to ensure that their expectations are exceeded. With her six technicians, the total commercial field staff is eighteen and together they treat in excess of 500 jobs per week.
Mai Yang started in January, 2008 and is the youngest member of our office team. She assists in coordinating the North Brisbane operation. Being very capable Mai is often used for other important matters to ensure office support for the both the service staff and customers alike.
Andrew Johnson is the newest member of the Sales team and is responsible for servicing customers in the CBD and Northern suburbs. His background has been in Real Estate and he therefore has a good knowledge of the way the management of buildings and other properties work.
Gary Brown has been a technician since 1989, originally servicing the CBD and now the south western suburbs. Gary’s main interest apart from work is surfing and can be regularly seen at the Gold Coast beaches. He is a legend in the division for having the cleanest and neatest vehicle.
Greg Troth comes from NSW, Greg fits in well with the rest of our commercial team. His work is the CBD and adjacent suburbs. He has an easy going nature and is always willing to help out in getting the work done. Among his interests are bush walking, breeding birds & gardening.
Allan Marshall started in 2001. Allan has worked in the same south western suburbs of Brisbane. He is well known by his customers and his vehicle is often seen crisscrossing the area. He looks after many of the larger businesses and takes great care of his paperwork. Interest – watching sport.
Phil Watson makes the sixth member of Mairi & June’s team. Phil has lots of industry experience having previously worked as a supervisor for APC Townsville. He started with the Commercial division in 1999 worked for a year, left for two and a half years and came back in 2003.
Mark Davis is our longest serving sales representative and is one of four awarded a gold watch for 25 years of service. Mark cares for customers in the southern areas of Brisbane and has been doing so consistently since 1985. Mark is an avid golfer and has a handicap of four.
Kelvin Coloretti started as a technician in January 2009 having moved from Mackay, where he had been working for another pest control company. Kelvin’s passion is Formula 1 racing and Mark Webber as a driver.
Derek Ashenden is a technician in the south east area and started in April 2008. Before starting with Amalgamated Derek’s background involved carpet cleaning, measuring & laying. He obtained his pest management licence to compliment his carpet cleaning and then joined us to further his career.
Mike Savory began with Amalgamated in 1979 as a technician with the Brisbane domestic division where he worked for more than 30 years before leaving for a short time and returning to start with the commercial team in August in 2011. Mike enjoys surfing and bike riding.
Robert Chartrand was born in Canada and apart from his accent he is almost an Aussie. He started with us in September 2001 and makes up part of the 6 man northern suburbs team organized by Kerrie and Mai. Bob befriends his customers and enjoys the social contact with them.
Ken Marshall is an experienced technician who services customers on the north western side of Brisbane. Ken started in 2002 and this year reaches the milestone of “10 years of service” He will join twenty two others who have been awarded their “ten years of service” watch in recognition of loyalty.
Turgay Ak more commonly known as Guy, was born in Istanbul and prior to joining the commercial division as a technician enjoyed a period of fourteen years in the food industry both managing and owning food outlets. Guy’s customers for the most part are on the northwest side of Brisbane.
Darlene Wilson is our Air Fresh and Hygiene Services Representative. Darlene services the whole area of Brisbane. She joined our company in 2008, and her previous profession was a potter. Her interests are her family including two beautiful daughters as well as a keen interest in technology and the internet.
About Our Staff
- Our Staff are trained to assist our customers in solving their pest control problems.
- Our technicians are all fully qualified and accredited with many years of experience in the industry.
- Our technicians are fully licensed and follow industry best practice.
- Our technicians are required to undertake annual in house training and professional development.
- Our staff are local people within our community.
- Our technicians are focused on providing pest management options that will be effective and ensure the safety of our clients, their properties and the environment.