Team Member Spotlight: Brandon Carpenter

Let Me Tell You About Brandon By Karen Carpenter, COO Brandon came to work as a technician for EPM in 2012, right out of high school. Looking back over the last nine years, I’m so proud of how much he has grown – as a person and as a leader – and love that we […]

The Key to a Thriving Family Business

Environmental Pest Management is well known throughout central Ohio as a family-owned and family-operated business. In fact, I’m often asked for advice about building a thriving family business. My philosophy is, and always has been, that running a successful family-owned business is simply about running a successful business. Period. So, what makes my (family) business […]

Team Member Spotlight: Kyle Phillips

Let Me Tell You About Kyle By Karen Carpenter, COO We recently celebrated Kyle’s eleventh anniversary at EPM, and I’m thrilled to share this story of our journey together. Kyle was the first hire that I was involved with, and as I look back on the last 11 years, I am so grateful for the […]

The EPM Way: Above and Beyond

We are problem-solvers. Problem-solving is in our DNA and it’s what we love to do. And we especially love solving problems that others can’t – or won’t. Here’s what one of our newest clients had to say about how our team went above and beyond to solve her bird problem. Our office could not have […]

Handling Growth Through a Pandemic

As national COVID-19 numbers continue to improve and people are beginning to return to a pre-pandemic way of life, businesses are doing the same. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how Environmental Pest Management fared over the last several months and how we are positioned for the future. I thought I’d share my musings […]

What Doesn’t Kill You…

As I get older, I find myself thinking more and more about what is most important in life. For me, it’s my family, of course – a wife who is not only my life partner, but my business partner; two grown sons who also work at EPM and are starting families of their own; and […]

Why Environmental Pest Management is One of Columbus’s Best Places to Work

While cleaning my office, I came across one of our “Best Places To Work” awards from Columbus Business First. We never did a good job of sharing these accomplishments, but I do think it’s important that I express how proud I am of our amazing team. We’ve even been lucky enough to snag the “Best […]

Lessons I’ve Learned Working with Family

By Jason Carpenter –  People often ask me how it is to work with my wife. I always say working with her is the easy part, the hard part is working with our children. When I started Environmental Pest Management 18 years ago, I had no idea it would become a family business, heck, I […]


Pest-free properties are vital to keeping vacancy rates low and reducing resident complaints. And yet, staying on top of pest management can be challenging. But it doesn’t have to be with Environmental Pest Management’s professional team, advanced technology and personalized approach. With more than 25 years of experience in the pest control industry, we partner […]

Sarah Baughman promoted to Director of Client Experience

Westerville, Ohio- Environmental Pest Management, a leading provider of pest control for residential & commercial clients, promoted Sarah Baughman to Director of Client Experience. “Sarah has been a key part to our success, and we are thrilled to have her take on this new position” says Jason Carpenter, CEO. Sarah (44) joined the company in […]