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Our Team

Good News Pest Solutions Team 2017The team at Good News Pest Solutions takes a tremendous amount of pride in serving the Gulf Coast, and as a team we solve pest problems every day. Our highly skilled professionals and customer service agents are here to help you and guide you through the entire process of solving your pest problems and offer guaranteed solutions. Our green pest control solutions are safe and more effective than their non-green counterparts. Good News Pest Solutions has evolved into a company which only provides Eco-Superior products and services and we’re here to answer any questions you may have.

Dean Burnside: Good News Pest SolutionsDean Burnside, Owner, President

Born and raised in Dayton, OH area and Sarasota area resident since 1982. Dean earned his B.S. in Business Psychology from Miami University in 1982. Dean has been actively involved in the pest control industry since 1990, taking the reigns as the owner of Macy’s in 1998. Burnside serves many purposes within the organization as the spiritual leader, including head coach, visionary, and head cheerleader/encourager. Burnside has been married to Terri Burnside since 1982 with 2 sons, Adam and Kyle. Dean enjoys watching and playing most sports, tennis, skiing, travel, and coaching… and especially being “Papa Deano” to his granddaughter.




Matt Van Landuyt, Good News Pest SolutionsMatt Van Landuyt, Operations Manager

Matt Van Landuyt was born in Wisconsin and raised in sunny Sarasota, FL. Matt is married to Jamie, and they have 7 children. Matt is responsible for managing our operations and troubleshoots problematic service issues on a day-to-day basis. Matt played Babe Ruth baseball for Coach Dean when he was 13 years old, and is an avid fisherman and Packers fan.






Deborah Adams, Good News Pest Solutions SarasotaDeborah Adams, Controller/HR Director

Deb was born in the USA but raised all around the world as a military brat. She has resided in the Sarasota since the early 90s. Deb Adams was a graduate from an American High School in Turkey, as a member of the National Honor Society. She completed Accounting and Business classes in college and has been with GNPS since 2006. In addition, Deb is a Certified Police Officer in Texas and Certified Lay Counselor. Deb is responsible for all accounting and HR functions of the company. She has 2 sons: Tristan and Marcus, two daughters-in-law, and 7 grandchildren. She enjoys old movies, hiking/nature, and working out. She also volunteers regularly with ministries that reach out to the homeless and needy.



Julie Jensen, Customer Service ManagerJulie Jensen, Customer Service Manager

Julie Jensen was born and raised in Maine. She is married to Rick and has 2 dogs. She loves photography, nature walks, and kayaking, and we’re thrilled to have had her on the team since 2009!







John Macy, Good News Pest Solutions Schmooze KingJohn Macy, Company Founder, Relationship Developer
John Macy founded Macy’s Termite & Pest Control in 1989. He was born and raised in Iowa, and has resided in Sarasota and Charlotte Counties since 1973. Macy served in US Air Force 1960-1964. John Macy attends most community networking events and is a member of more than 10 organizations throughout the local area. He strives to develop mutually beneficial relationships among the business community and develop relationships within the organization. Mr. Macy is married to Barbara, and they share 5 children, 7 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. The Macy’s have 2 pets: Tank (Yorkie) and Casey (Shih Tzu). John enjoys networking and traveling.




Our Sales Team

Good News Pest Solutions Sales Team 2017

L to R: Adam Burnside, John Macy (Founder), Kelly Miller, Adam Marchant, Greg Clark, Walter Thomas (Commercial Specialist), Jim Pate, Karen Mensing.

Our Residential Service Team

Good News Pest Solutions Residential Service Team 2017

L to R: David Strawser, Samantha Thomas, Jim Bonney, Tithaney Bray (Service Supervisor), Dave Payne, Randy Griffen, Brent Rosenau, James Foy, Charles Morgan, Jon Smith.

Our Specialty Service Team

Good News Pest Solutions SWAT Team 2017

L to R: Greg Abel, James Loy, Scott McClure, Billy Moody, Corey Campbell.

Our Customer Service Team

Good News Pest Solutions Customer Service Team 2017

L to R: Mona Cattuzo (Ranch Office Manager), Julie Jensen (CSR Mgr.), Donna Sayre, Angela Southwick, Ginger Kamakea, Heather Tuck.

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