Every one of our technicians receives continual training—both in the field and in the classroom. As new products and methods become available, we thoroughly test them before considering them for use. You can count on our team to use the most reliable methods with the safest outcomes.
Born and raised as a fourth generation West Seattlite, Luke now makes his home in Puyallup with his wife and two kids. He has been in the pest control industry since 2001. When he is not on pest patrol, he enjoys playing with his kids, following the successes and failures of the Seahawks and Mariners, dabbling in a bit of metal detecting, and reading a wide variety of books. He also has an interesting collection of “crawlspace finds” that range from old beer cans and pest control product containers to various building materials showing damage caused by a variety of local pests.
Robert is originally from the Bay Area in California where he started his pest control career in 2002. He has worked for several large pest control companies and brings a lot of experience to our team. Robert started at RTPC in early 2016 as a route technician and quickly proved himself capable of wearing many hats. He was promoted to Director of Operations in late 2016, a role he is very well suited for. He currently lives in Lacey, WA with his wife and three daughters. In his spare time Robert collects vintage movie posters, a hobby he picked up years ago while working at a second-run movie theater.
Chris was raised and currently resides in Puyallup with his wife and two young children. Chris has worked at Rambo Total Pest Control since 2013. He has shown passion and ambition toward the success of RTPC, and in 2016 received a promotion to Lead Technician. In 2017 Chris became an Associate Certified Entomologist. Chris is in charge of training new technicians, troubleshooting difficult pest situations, and technical training and review for all employees. In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and working on an insect collection. If you find an interesting insect specimen, give him a call and he might want to add to his collection!
Blake joined the team in 2017, after working 14 years in the grocery industry. Tera Rambo identified Blake’s outstanding customer service skills and great attitude in her frequent visits to the grocery store, and recruited him to join our team. Blake’s favorite part about pest control is that it’s something different every day. Blake is focused on making every customer interaction a positive one. When he’s not killing bugs, he’s spending time with his daughter or training for the next mud run.
Brian joined the RTPC team in 2017 as a Repair Project Specialist, fixing large rodent entry points, building crawlspace access doors, and other larger scope projects. Brian is a hard worker who has another full time job and is able to contribute to the RTPC team on a part-time basis when time allows. In his rare down time, Brian enjoys playing the guitar and drums, working on projects around his house, and spending time with his wife, kids, and golden retriever.
Jeremy was born and raised in Tacoma, WA. He joined our team in January 2017 and quickly gained a passion for the work. His favorite pest to control is rodents, due to the troubleshooting and detective work associated most situations. Jeremy can often be found making funny faces toward the camera. In his spare time, Jeremy is a self-professed gaming and computer nerd. His comprehension of technology has helped our team overcome a number of tech-based obstacles.
Earl “Russ” Russell was born in New Hampshire but has settled in Des Moines, WA. Russ has been working at Rambo Total Pest Control since 2011. He has a passion for customer service, and a memory that is second to none. Many times, we call on him to provide some obscure details of an account he used to service several years ago, and he always seems to remember the piece information we needed. In his time away from work he enjoys playing poker, snowboarding, whitewater rafting, spending time with family and friends, and following the Seahawks and Mariners.
Robert “Butch” Leslie was born in Hawaii, spent time in California and has settled here in Puyallup, WA. He has been working at Rambo Total Pest Control since early 2013 and quickly became a big hit with his customers. They love his attention to detail, which is invaluable when dealing with sneaky pests. He enjoys spending time with his family, dreams of getting away on a surfing trip to the coast, is involved with his son’s school, and constantly demonstrates that aloha spirit that Hawaiians are famous for.
Nathanial has been a part of the RTPC team since November 2016. He is a 10 year veteran of the US Navy who has transitioned to the pest control industry very well. One of his favorite aspects of pest control is observing rodent behavior, due to their intelligence and highly adaptable nature. While getting reacquainted with the Pacific Northwest, he can usually be found in a local coffee shop, or during the spring and summer months hiking in the mountains, enjoying the great northwest views.
Steven and his girlfriend moved to the Seattle/Tacoma area from Austin Texas in early 2017. They love it here, and Steven is very excited to get his career started in pest control. Steven was never a big baseball fan growing up in Austin, but after attending a game at Safeco Field while on vacation here a few years ago, he became a huge Mariners fan. This is one of the many reasons they chose to move to our area.
Born and raised in Tacoma, Tera now lives in Puyallup with her husband Luke, and their two wonderful children. Although her official entry into the pest control field was not until 2007, when Tera and Luke created Rambo Total Pest Control, Tera has been an honorary Pest Management Professional since she encouraged Luke to become one in 2001. Tera is very involved with her childrens’ schools and in the business as well. She enjoys spending time with family and relaxing while daydreaming of a getaway on the coast of somewhere beautiful.
Born and raised in the Tacoma area, Mariah has always been outgoing and passionate about people. Whether it is family or friends, a homeless person on the street, or someone with an infestation, all she wants to do is help. In 2014, she discovered Rambo Total Pest Control and began to come in a couple hours a week to help around the office. Upon graduation from Pierce Community College, she was learning so much that we decided to keep her around full-time. Mariah excels at using her sunny disposition to help find a personalized solution to each of our clients’ situations.
Beki is the proud mother of three grown children and currently lives with her husband in Puyallup, WA. She joined the Rambo team in 2016 and currently handles much of our Accounts Receivable tasks, plus plenty of incoming phone calls. Beki has spent countless hours organizing care packages for our troops overseas, as well as advocating for special needs school children in our community. She cares deeply for her family and we are fortunate to have her on our team.
Collette joined Rambo Total Pest Control in late 2013 as an Office Administrator. Always thirsty for knowledge, she quickly absorbed the study manuals required for becoming a licensed Pest Management Professional and passed with flying colors, even though it is not necessary for her position! She is sharp and full of optimism. When you call and speak with her it is impossible not to come away with a smile on your face. In her personal life she is a dedicated mother and wife who sings in her church choir and also very involved in her community.