Our TeamThe Men and Women who make our company so special
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 grandson and two granddaughters.
Matt Van Landuyt
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.
Scott Van Ness
Scott Van Ness was called to be the Director of Finance for Good News Pest Solutions from a life of practicing law. He earned his B.S.B.A in Finance and his Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of Florida. Scott is a born-again Christian whose life mission is to encourage, empower and equip those around him. He is married to Kristin and they have 6 grown kids. Scott is a gifted strategist who enjoys utilizing his skills to help steward the Good News team as we strive to represent Jesus Christ to the Gulf Coast community. In his spare time, Scott enjoys boating, swimming, officiating high school football games, and serving as Treasurer of the Suncoast Youth for Christ organization.
Culture Coach/HR Director
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.