A-Active Named One of the Best Places to Work in Hampton Roads

A-Active is Honored As One of Hampton Roads Best Places to Work

Virginia Beach, VA, July 18, 2011 – A-Active Termite and Pest Control Company of Virginia Beach, VA has been named by Inside Business as a “Best Places to Work.” The company was honored at a luncheon today held at Norfolk Airport Hilton.

Entered into the Small Business category, A-Active was nominated by an employee. To complete the nomination additional employees responded to the online employee survey that covered topics such as work environment, culture, turnover, employee satisfaction, fair and equitable treatment, compensation, benefits, community service and employee training opportunities.

To shape and innovate his business model, Kevin J. Kordek, owner, has always looked at the pest management business through both the eyes of his employees and customers. He feels that being honored by his employees with their nomination and participation in the survey required to be considered in this contest validates his efforts.

“I am extremely proud to have built an organization where my employees are just as proud,” says Kordek. “We routinely give our employees opportunities to take ownership and make a positive impact in their own work environment. I believe that makes all the difference.”

Kordek is an Entomologist and graduate of James Madison University with more than 27 years in the pest control industry. He is the immediate past president of the National Pest Management Association and has held numerous leadership positions with the Virginia Pest Management Association.

Company Overview: Since 1967 A-Active Termite and Pest Control has serviced Southeast Virginia and is currently one of the largest independently owned pest management companies in Hampton Roads. A-Active is the only local pest management company to have 2 trained and certified Entomologists on staff. Owned by Kevin Kordek and known for outstanding customer service and education, A-Active was named Small Business of the Year in 2003 by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and was the inaugural recipient of the Pest Control Technology Magazine Crown Award for Customer Service in 2005. In 2009 A-Active was named the “Business Partner of the Year” by the Community Association Institutes Southeast Virginia Chapter. Company leadership motivates every employee to focus daily on helping people improve the quality of their lives through the management and eradication of pests. To learn more visit www.123bugfree.com.

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