About Venables Pest Management

Our Mission

To protect structures, prevent illness and reduce the nuisance of invading pests, using effective, responsible pest management methods, performed with a desire to create and nurture trustworthy relationships.

Steve Venables, Owner

steve-2015Steve began working in the pest control industry in 1986. Having received his bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education, Steve has always embraced the method of Integrated Pest Management. He has served on many committees to develop and raise the standards within the pest control and pest inspection fields.

Marsha Venables, Owner

marshaMarsha has played a variety of roles in the business since it first opened. However, Mrs. Venables’ primary job is as a 2nd grade teacher at Pioneer Elementary School.

Juliana Venables, Office Manager

juliana-2015After graduating from Western Washington University with a degree in Business Administration, Juliana returned to join her family’s business in 2001. Hobbies include dogs and volunteering with the Thurston County 4H Program.

Alex, General Manager

alex-2015Alex has been with VPM since 2011 and is particularly interested in unique pest issues. Outside of work, Alex enjoys spending time with his family and most things involving the great outdoors.

Kevin, Service Manager

kevin-2015Kevin has been with VPM since 2013 and specializes in maintenance services, wood-destroying organisms, and rodent control. He enjoys backpacking through the Pacific Northwest region, hunting and fishing.

Jeff, Structural Pest Inspector

jeff-2015Jeff is a graduate from The Evergreen State College and has been with VPM since 2003. Outside of work, he enjoys writing and playing music, gaming, volunteering at his kids’ school, and family events.

Andrew, Structural Pest Inspector

andrew-2015Andrew specializes in maintenance services, wood-destroying organisms, and rodent control. He enjoys music, travelling, hanging out with friends, the great outdoors, and a good pair of sneakers.

Denver, Structural Pest Inspector

denver-2015Denver has been with VPM since May of 2011, and specializes in the treatment of wood destroying insects, rodent control, and exclusion services. Denver enjoys spending time with his family, anything having to do with racing, and sports.

Peter, Service Technician

peter-2015Peter has been with VPM since January of 2015 and he specializes in excluding rodents from structures. Peter enjoys photography, extreme sports, and playing music outside of work.

Joe, Service Technician

joe-2015Joe has been with VPM since September of 2015 and specializes in rat control. Outside of work Joe loves being with his family, being a dad, and going to the gym. He also loves to go four-wheeling.

Kirk, Service Technician

kirk-2015Kirk has been with VPM since 2015 and specializes in the treatment of Odorous House Ants. He enjoys playing games with his family, reading, and has been playing Dungeons and Dragons for twenty years.

Chris, Service Technician

Chris has been with VPM since June of 2016 and specializes in a variety of pest control services. He enjoys playing music, gaming, interior design, landscaping, and working on cars.

Chad, Service Technician


Chad has been with VPM since the summer of 2016 and specializes in rodents and exclusion work. Chad likes to spend his time outdoors and enjoys cars.

Justin, Service Technician


Justin has been with VPM since July of 2016 and specializes in the treatment of wasps and termites. Justin spends his free time hiking and snowboarding in the Pacific Northwest.

Gene, Service Technician


Gene has been with VPM since February of 2017 and specializes in rat control. Outside of work Gene loves being with his family, fishing, and watching boxing and UFC.

Jeremy, Service Technician


Jeremy has been with VPM since April of 2017 but has been working in the pest control industry for a long time. Outside of work Jeremy enjoys training his dog to become a service animal. Jeremy is an Army Veteran who can speak three languages and is about to become a father in March of 2018.

Michael, Service Technician

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Tammy, Administrative Assistant

Tammy works in the office answering phones, scheduling, and performing other general office procedures. She received her master’s degree in human behavior from the American University. Tammy enjoys reading, watching movies, basket-weaving and cats.

Taffy, Administrative Assistant


Taffy works in the office answering phones, scheduling, and performing other general office procedures. She received her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Central Washington University. Taffy enjoys reading, watching movies, hiking, and the beach.

Kenedie, Administrative Assistant


Kenedie works in the office answering phones, scheduling, and performing other general office procedures. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Washington. Kenedie enjoys reading, crafting, being with her family, and playing with her dogs.

Janice, Administrative Assistant


Janice works in the office answering phones, scheduling, and performing other general office procedures. She received her bachelor’s degree in business management from Saint Martin’s University and is now working on her master’s degree in business as well. Janice enjoys reading, working out and spending time with her dog, Beau.

Office Chickens

chicken(Yes, we really do have a flock of pet chickens at our office!) Reggie, Rosemary, Ellie, and their feathered companions specialize in greeting visitors and providing fresh eggs. They enjoy exploring for insects, sun bathing, and eating bananas, corn, and bread. Often times we’re asked if our services are pet-friendly. Ask any one of us about our own furry and feathered friends and you’ll understand just how important pets are to us – whether they’re yours or ours.