**Occasionally we like to provide a blog post that will help you get to know Joe. From our technicians to our corporate staff to our hardworking franchisees – we think our company is full of people you ought to know!**
Today we’d like to introduce you to Kurt and Melissa Godwin, not only new Mosquito Joe franchisees but newlyweds as well.
Meet Kurt and Melissa Godwin of Mosquito Joe of Howard County, MD
This past year has certainly taken Kurt and Melissa Godwin on some new adventures – and we’re proud to be a part of that. Married in late 2012, Kurt and Melissa wanted to find a way to consolidate their time and work together. In order to find a way to work together and for themselves, they naturally chose business ownership.
A Google search for franchising websites led them to explore Mosquito Joe’s home services franchise opportunity. “We came across Mosquito Joe and read the biographies of the management team and that’s what really sparked our interest,” says Kurt. “Their marketing techniques and their strong support was especially important to us.” After their initial research they traveled to Virginia Beach, VA for a Discovery Day and I suppose you could say the rest is history. They opened their first Mosquito Joe location in May and plan to open more locations in the Columbia-Baltimore area over the next couple years.
Kurt and Melissa are already making headlines in the Baltimore area and they’ve dived right into bringing the outdoor fun back to their area. Their community advocacy has already included a partnership with the Howard County Public School System, to teach students about business skills and entrepreneurship, and a partnership with the American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region as part of Mosquito Control Awareness Week initiatives in late June. We love watching our Mosquito Joe family give back in more ways than one!
If you have any friends in the Howard County, MD area, make sure you let them in on the secret to getting their yard back for the summer. Check out Mosquito Joe of Howard County on Facebook or the Mosquito Joe of Howard County website.