Lisa Jo Lupo has written numerous features, co-written and edited books, and developed training programs in pest control.
Lisa Jo Lupo has more than 25 years experience working in and writing for the pest control industry. First as Communications Manager for Ecolab Pest Elimination, responsible for all technical and employee publications, including development of the company's first Service Manual, production of technical newsletters for the service technicians and the food processing industry, and creation of customer training courses. As an independent writer and owner of LJ Writing and Consulting, Lisa has written educational pest management scripts for Copesan University and customer communications for various pest control companies.
She is a Contributing Writer for PCT magazine; Editor of QA magazine, focused on food safety, including pest management; Editor of The Service Technician's Field Manual; and Co-Editor of the 4th edition of PCT Technician's Handbook.
Lisa graduated with Honors from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism. In her years in the Pest Control industry, she has participated in various training sessions and courses.
By Lisa Jo Lupo:
I always wanted to be a writer, but when I was a small girl writing poetry in the corner of my room, I never dreamed that one day I would be writing about insects and rodents ... and I would enjoy it! My friends tell me I know much more about cockroaches and mice than any person needs to know, so when I had the opportunity to apply for the position of About.com Pest Control Guide, I jumped at the chance. I look forward to bringing you the "insider" knowledge I have gained through my career, helping you keep pests out of your home - and advising you when it is best to seek professional help. I welcome your comments, suggestions, and questions.