Management Team

Charlie Passantino

Business Director - Structural Pest Control
Charlie is passionate about helping people reach their career goals while collectively working towards the company's goals. As such, his favorite Liphatech memory is rewarding his team with a sales meeting in Hawaii. Until recently, Charlie was blind in his right eye due to a BB gun accident when he was 11. Watch Charlie's video for more.

Jim Doll

Senior Marketing Manager - Structural Pest Control
Jim’s position in marketing lets him utilize both his creative and analytical sides. He’s especially proud of launching FirstStrike soft bait and hearing from PMPs about how it’s made their jobs easier. When he’s not reading rodenticide labels, he’s reading craft beer labels. To learn more about Jim, watch his video.

Ted Bruesch

Technical Support Manager
Although he claims he "stumbled into" pest management, Ted has become a widely-respected expert in the field. He thanks the Norway rat for leading him into a successful career. If he were an animal, he'd be a Tasmanian devil, because critters know not to mess with him. To learn more about Ted's 20 plus years with Liphatech, watch the video.

John Murphy

Technical Support Manager
John is a pest control expert who has been with Liphatech for almost 20 years. A natural problem-solver, he enjoys troubleshooting customer challenges and helping his customers grow their business. His favorite movie is Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein. To find out more, watch John's video.

Sales Team

Tom Belcher

Mid-Atlantic District Sales Manager - Structural Pest Control
For Tom, his job is all about bringing value to his customers' businesses. He excels at developing long-term relationships. For example, he met his future wife, when she was trying to throw him out of her restaurant; they've now been happily married for over two decades. Watch his video to learn more about Tom.

Matt Elderbrook

Midwest District Sales Manager - Structural Pest Control
Matt’s career in the pest management industry started right out of college. He prides himself on being a resource his clients can rely on when they have questions. Matt joined Liphatech after taking two years off to travel around the world: although he’s visited more than 40 different countries, chips and salsa remain his favorite food.

Howard Franklin

Central District Sales Manager - Structural Pest Control
Howard started working in the family pest control operation when he was only 15. Seeing how much pest management services help people is what's kept him in the industry since then. He admits to a "strange respect" for termites thanks to their ability to work together to achieve their goal. To find out more, watch Howard's video.

Barry Pitkoff

Northeast District Sales Manager - Structural Pest Control
Barry sees his career in pest management as a unique way of contributing to public health and making a difference in people’s lives. His favorite ‘pest’ is the honeybee because, unlike rodents, bees are integral to the cycle of life. Outside of work, Barry is a multi-talented guitar player, songwriter, photographer and, as he mentions in his video, occasional movie extra.

Matthew Titshaw

Southeast District Sales Manager - Structural Pest Control
Matthew started in pest control straight out of college and quickly grew to love the management and sales aspects of the job. His job at Liphatech combines these with customers he considers "some of the nicest people around." After 20 years of competitive softball, Matt now competes regularly in tennis tournaments. Watch his video to learn more.

Ray White

Key Account Manager - Structural Pest Control
A long-time Lipahtech employee, Ray enjoys traveling around the country working with customers, and the challenge of keeping them satisfied year after year. He's known as a hard worker, but when he's not busy, he's loves a good hamburger and has a soft spot for National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. To learn more, watch Ray's video.

Meet the Rest of Our Team

Helping you tackle tough pest control challenges is our passion. The technical and field expertise of our team is unmatched, just like the effectiveness of our baits.

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