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Hal Payne has earned the Associate Certified Entomologist Certification

Hal Payne, the owner of 120 Pest, has earned the ACE certification from the The Entomological Society of America. 

To earn Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) status, a person must possess a minimum of five years of verifiable pest management experience, a current pest control license, the knowledge and ability to pass a rigorous exam testing one’s understanding of entomology and structural pest control, and a willingness to adhere to the ACE Code of Ethics.

The ACE program was started in 2004 and has grown to more than 1,000 individuals currently certified in the US and internationally. For more information, visit