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Our Team

Sarasota Pest Control Full Team 2015The 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 8 grandchildren. She enjoys old movies, hiking/nature, and working out. She also volunteers regularly with ministries that reach out to the homeless and needy.


Kelly Miller - Sales Manager - Team Page 2015Kelly Miller, Sales Manager

Kelly Miller serves as the company’s Sales Manager after spending several years of preparation with another company. Kelly and his team are primarily responsible for delivering the “Good News” while providing thorough, professional inspections for real estate transactions and growing the Good News family of customers. Kelly is a certified InterNACHI® home inspector, and we’re glad he’s using his expertise on the Good News team.

Born in Fairfax County, Virginia, Kelly grew up here in Sarasota, FL, and you may have spotted him helping out at various churches, volunteering with youth groups and local youth wrestling programs. He also enjoys fishing and the outdoors almost as much as he does killing bugs! Kelly and his wife, Jennifer, enjoy their 4-legged, furry children.


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

Sarasota Pest Control Sales Team 2015

L to R: Adam Burnside, Kelly Miller, Mike LaVecchia, Karen Mensing, Jim Pate, Walter Thomas (Commercial), Greg Clark

Our Residential Service Team

Sarasota Pest Control Residential Service Team 2015 - November

L to R, Back Row: Charles Morgan, Ryan Willett, Dave Payne, Jim Bonney, Jon Smith,

Front Row: James Foy, Tithaney Bray, Samantha Thomas, Randy Griffen

Our Specialty Service Team

Sarasota Pest Control Specialty Team 2015

L to R: Charles Morgan, Corey Campbell, Scott McClure, David Strawser, Michael Magnusson, Skip Morrison, Kyle Lynch

Our Customer Service Team

Sarasota Pest Control Customer Service Team 2015 - November

L to R: Deborah Adams (Controller, HR), Mona Cattuzzo, Julie Jensen, Crystal Houston, Tamy Aronow, Shirley Micklow

Our Leadership Team

Sarasota Pest Control Leadership Team 2015

L to R: Kelly Miller (Sales Mgr), Julie Jensen (Cust Serv Mgr), Matt VanLanduyt (Oper Mgr), Dean Burnside (Owner/Operator), Ryan Krizen (Service Mgr), Deborah Adams (Controller, HR)

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