THREE-YEAR GROWTH 453%
2019 REVENUE $206.7 million
INDUSTRY Pest Control
FOUNDERS David Royce, age 43; Vess Pearson, 36
THE COMPANY A pest control service company.
WHAT A RUN
Aptive Environmental is working out all the bugs like a boss. In just under five years, it has become the fastest-growing pest control service in North America (and seventh largest!) with locations in 27 states, servicing customers in more than 3,700 cities. Even cooler? The company’s goal is to provide customers with environmentally responsible pest solutions that reduce potential health risks to humans, pets and the environment.
1. “$1 billion in revenue by 2025.”
2. “Be recognized in a major magazine as one of the top service companies in the USA.”
3. “Continue making gratitude and giving back a core part of Aptive’s identity.”
AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT
“We were deemed an essential service throughout the pandemic. It was very, very fortunate for us as we were able to continue servicing our customers.”
Make Your Own Luck
“Nothing ever goes exactly as planned, so the businesses that thrive are ELITE problem solvers. Every problem has a solution.”
Fortune Cookie Forecast
“Vision and resolve are the twins of success.”