Ask an Associate Certified Entomologist
R. Brett Madden, Esq., ACE is Alliance Pest Service’s Associate Certified Entomologist. Madden has over 30 years of experience in the Pest Management field. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Business Administration and Management from Monmouth University and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree from Seton Hall University School of Law.
Madden was recently certified as an Associate Entomologist by the Entomological Society of America Certification Corporation. To achieve Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) status, a pest-control operator must have a minimum of seven years of verifiable pest management experience, the knowledge and ability to pass a rigorous test on insect pest control, a current U.S. pesticide applicators license, and a willingness to adhere to the ACE Code of Ethics.
"We're very proud of the work Madden did and the knowledge he gained in order to become certified ACEs," said Bruce James Madden, founder of Alliance Pest Services. "It means a lot to have nationally-recognized, certified experts as part of the company."
The ACE examination includes questions about basic entomology; insect identification, life cycles, and control measures; health impacts of pests; ecological principles pertaining to pest control; environmental impacts related to pest control; integrated pest management (IPM); pesticide safety and health issues; pesticide technology and resources; organizations and associations of significance to the pest control industry; and laws and regulations affecting the industry.
For more information about the Entomological Society of America Certification Corporation, go to http://www.entocert.org
Madden is a licensed New Jersey commercial applicator in Core (Basic Safety & Handling, 3A (Ornamentals, 3B (Turf), 5 (Aquatic), 6B (Right-Of-Way), 7A (General & Household Pests) 7B (Termites & Other Wood Destroying Pests) 7C (Fumigation) 7D (Food Processing) 8A (General Public Health) 8B (Mosquito) and 13 (IPM In Schools). Madden is also a commercial certified applicator in New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Madden is also certified with Quality Pro, Quality Pro for Schools, Quality Pro Food Safety, AIB International Food Safety Food Processing Sanitation/Hygiene and AIB International Bird Pest Control.