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New East Coast Rep Joins Kness Pest Defense, Adds Depth to Growing Team

Jessica Terry, East Coat Rep

In May 2017, Kness Mfg. Co., Inc. introduced their new brand, Kness Pest Defense, to the industry. Since that time, the pest industry-leading manufacturer has expanded their production capabilities as well as their team. That expansion continues with the addition of a new representative that will cover the United States East Coast including Maine, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and into southern states Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia.

Kness' new Eastern USA Pest Control Sales Manager, Jessica Terry, joins the team with more than a decade of sales and management experience. Terry, who received her Bachelor of Psychology/Human Services degree from Buena Vista University, has served as a store manager, marketing consultant, and brings a strong sales and customer service perspective to the Kness team.

"This is an exciting move for me," said Terry. "I'm looking forward to a successful career with Kness and am ready to help out the team however I can." The move bolsters Kness Pest Defense's presence on the East Coast and will help alleviate tasks and territories once assigned to former Kness representatives.

"Jessica has years of experience in sales and will provide our customers with the high quality sales and service they have come to expect from us," said Kness President, Kathy Wauson. "We continue to hear great feedback on our new brand and adding to our sales team is just the beginning of bigger moves for Kness." While the Kness team has added to their internal team, the Iowa-based company also looks to add new distributors and has caught the attention of many in the pest industry.

Wauson went on to say, "During recent trade shows, we’ve been approached by competitors as well as current and prospective customers that love our new look." In 2016 and into 2017, Kness went through a rebranding processes to refocus their approach and introduce a fresh new identity. Wauson added, "We're excited to expand our reach and the new branding has definitely helped with our general awareness."

Interested parties looking to learn more about Kness Pest Defense products or to connect with Kness during upcoming trade shows and events can find more info at, or by following the company on Facebook and Twitter.