Cook’s Promotions

Scott Pearman, a 27-year veteran of Cook’s, has been promoted to the new Corporate position of WDI Technical Services and Claims Manager.
Pearman has served as a pest control technician, termite department manager, WDI technical services manager and most recently WDI claims manager. In each position, he has excelled.
Pearman’s knowledge of the industry, combined with his ability to resolve customer concerns fairly and with integrity, will continue to benefit Cook’s customers and the company as a whole.

Orv Perry has been named Regional Manager for Tennessee, following the retirement of former Regional Vice-President JD Choat.
Perry began his career with Cook’s in 1992 as a sales inspector in the Florence, AL district. He was promoted to sales manager in 1994, Birmingham South District Manager in 1996 and then District Manager of the Florence office.

Carl Monin has been promoted to Senior Vice-President.
Monin assumed oversight of Cook’s Property Management Department and Advertising Department on January 1, in addition to his current Human Resources responsibilities.


Trent Lumpkin has accepted the position of District Manager of Cook’s Marietta, GA office.
His career with Cook’s began in 2009 in the Rome, GA office where he served as a CST and then sales inspector. In May 2010, Lumpkin was promoted to Sales Manager, and in 2011 he became the Georgia Regional Sales Manager.


David Hedgepeth has accepted the position of District Manager of Cook’s Olive Branch, MS office.
He has been with Cook’s since October 2001 and has a background in both sales and pest control.




Sam Buford has been promoted to Corporate Sentricon QA Supervisor.
Buford comes from the Decatur district office where he was a successful pest control technician. He replaces Jason Kiefer, who was promoted to Cook’s Academy of Customer Service on a full-time basis.


Kris Flowers has been named Georgia Regional Sales Manager, a Corporate position.
Flowers’ career with Cook’s began in 2006 as a sales inspector in the Nashville SW district office. Just two years later, he was promoted to Sales Manager for the Nashville SW district office. In 2013, he earned the distinguished Sales Manager of the Year award.