Our Family

Who We Are

Custom Pest Control is a family owned business started by Douglas J. Thomas and Brett R. Baker. Both founders are proud to have fathers who, like their sons, served their community in the field of pest control.

Custom Pest Control was created to continue in this tradition and to provide folks with personal and affordable Pest Management.
Douglas and Brett are cousins in a close family. Both know what their customers need and expect of them, and are committed to serving their community to the highest level.

Douglas Thomas

OWNER / OPERATOR
Doug has been in pest control for over eighteen years serving as a technician and manager in both residential and commercial services. Doug’s experience in the field includes the treatment of pests in both New York and North Carolina.

Stacey Thomas

PRESIDENT
Stacey has been working with the business for over four years and she has a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Master’s in Occupational Therapy.

Jeremy Groom

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Jeremy is the chief operations manager as the lead bed bug eradication expert. He continues the family run value of CPC as Stacey’s brother and has been working with CPC for over five years and he has an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice.

Interesting Fact: Jeremy is the only CPC employee outranked by Vedder.

Katie Gibbs

OFFICE SUPPORT / SECRETARY

Brett

Brett is a double-major graduate of Colgate University and has been in pest control for over eight years. Brett has also been an assistant for much of his life with his father who was in the business for over thirty years.

Hannah Washburn

ASSISTANT

Tim Hammond

Tim has a diversified background in the pest control industry. He has been providing treatment for over fourteen years and is a welcomed addition to the CPC family.

Kevin Howell

RODENT CONTROL TECHNICIAN

SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Thomas Carruthers

SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Vedder

Vedder is a “Blue” Weimaraner born in September of 2010 and has his own couch and toys both at home and at the CPC office. Vedder appears at different events for children in the community at times.