Meet the Squad!
Our team is dedicated to the best customer service and is passionate about educating our customers so they can always make the best decision.
Our mantra: Passion. Service. Education. Giving.
- We approach every day with a passion to do our best in every capacity possible so our clients can enjoy their yards and outdoor spaces.
- We strive to provide extraordinary service in every aspect of our client relationships, from the first time we answer your phone call to continually treating your property with the utmost respect.
- We educate consumers on how to avoid mosquito bites and protect their home.
- Mosquito Squad proudly gives Northstar Academy, St. Andrew’s School, Sheltering Arms and numerous other local causes. Mosquito Squad participates in “Giving Day” and “Earth Day” by planting trees in Richmond communities.
Lee Hatcher, 51 is the owner of the Richmond and Fredericksburg Mosquito Squad franchises. He is the father of two college aged sons, 18, 20. Lee has lived in Richmond for 30 years. He was in the financial services industry for eighteen years before purchasing his two Mosquito Squad franchises five years ago. Lee enjoys watching and attending sporting events, mostly UVA sports. He enjoys being outdoors and spending time with his sons and his little dog, Darla. Lee spends time mentoring children at St. Andrews School and attends Hope Church.
Kristi Kemeny has been with Mosquito Squad for six years and keeps the place running! She is the mother of two sons who work and live in California, a place near and dear to Kristi’s heart as her family all lives there! she volunteers at St. Andrew’s School and attends Hope Church. Kristi is enjoying training for the 1/2 Marathon.
Brian Rider has been in the pest control business for 25 years. He is the father of one daughter and is a grandfather to a baby boy! Brian is a life long Cleveland Browns fan (insert joke here) and is an avid dog lover! He enjoys cooking on the grill and makes the best BBQ!
Cary Wyatt owned the Richmond Mosquito Squad franchise for 5 years before selling it to Lee Hatcher. She now is in charge of Marketing and Sales in the Richmond office. Cary has three sons ages 18, 17, and 13 and absolutely loves watching them play sports (especially basketball). She enjoys reading, traveling, frequenting the VMFA, and being outdoors. Cary teaches confirmation and volunteers at St. Stephen’s Church in her spare time.
Jeff Boyles owned and operated a landscaping company in Hampton Roads for five years before joining the Squad and has been the Assistant Operations manager going on two years now. Once called “a threat” by Chris Hemsworth and George Clooney, we are excited to have him directing operations, managing technicians, and guiding the North Richmond franchise owner, Lee Hatcher, as a professional mentor and friend.
Peter Donohue is a Richmond native and has been with Mosquito Squad for 5 years. He recently stepped into a manager position and we are excited to have him! Outside of work you may catch him in the woods camping, at a shooting range, or simply laying in a hammock down by the James River.
Elaine Merrick is the newest member of the family at Mosquito Squad! Elaine will be a manager overseeing quality control in the field and managing technicians. Elaine is a native of Richmond and will be a huge asset to the team with her customer service background. She enjoys going to the gym, watching hockey, trying new restaurants, and just hanging out with her dogs in her spare time.