All-Rite Pest Control
223 Big Run Rd
LexingtonKY 40503
All-Rite Pest Control |223 Big Run RdLexingtonKY40503 | (859) 276-4455

About Our Owner

Tom Myers

Board Certified Entomologist
International Wildlife Photographer

Tom Myers is a board-certified entomologist. He earned his B.S. in Entomology at Purdue University and his M.S. at Iowa State University in Entomology and Insect Pest Management. Myers was involved in insect research while at Purdue, Iowa State, and the University of Kentucky. His research has been published in scientific journals and industry trade magazines.

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Myers is a frequent speaker at state and national conferences, training courses, university classrooms, and seminars. He is very active in youth and public education and has made hundreds of presentations to schools, scout troops, nature groups, clubs, civic groups, and museums. Mr. Myers has worked with the Science Explorers after-school program in Fayette County, the Donovan Forum at the University of Kentucky, the Living Arts and Science Center in Lexington, the Children’s Museum and Explorium of Lexington, as well as 4-H groups throughout the state.

Myers has worked in the Urban Entomology field for a number of years and has been the owner of All-Rite Pest Control since 1975. He and his company have worked with the University of Kentucky in research programs in termites, mosquito control, and bedbugs.

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His early work in insect biodiversity studies took him to the rain forests of South America, Africa, and Asia and led to the discovery of numerous new species of insects and one new genus. He has the honor of having a species of insect in Ecuador named after him. His more recent work has included travel to the polar regions at both ends of the earth to look at endangered species and habitats in these areas.

Known worldwide as a photographer and entomologist, he has traveled to all seven continents, sometimes under the most extreme circumstances, to document our world and the people and wildlife in it. Tom’s work has appeared in numerous national magazines, including National Geographic publications and Nature’s Best. His images appear in calendars, newspapers, textbooks, TV broadcasts, and scientific guides. The National Pest Management Association and the Entomological Society of America have extensively used his insect images for years. His images have won local, national, and international awards, including the honor of being on exhibit in Washington D.C. at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

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Myers has served as President of the Kentucky Pest Management Association, the Ohio Valley Chapter of the American Registry of Professional Entomologists, and as a state and regional director for the National Pest Management Association. He is also a member of the Copesan Technical Committee and Pi Chi Omega, a professional fraternity that promotes research and provides scholarships in the pest management field. He serves on the Science Advisory Board for the Living Arts and Science Center in Lexington, Kentucky, is active in the Entomological Society of America, and has served as president of the Creative Camera Club of Lexington for more than seven years.

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Emphasizing Your Health and Safety

You deserve a space free from bugs. When roaches, rats, or moths invade your home or office, you’re risking illness, structural damage, and more. For over 50 years, All-Rite Pest Control has found rapid, practical solutions personalized to your situation. All treatments are environmentally safe while also being tough on pests. In addition, we are fully licensed and insured for your peace of mind. 

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