Joel Flake – Owner

Nearly two decades after taking his first pest control sales call in California, Joel now owns pest control companies in Missouri, Arkansas and Nevada. He also founded what became the largest pest control company in Idaho, which he sold in 2016. Also an attorney, Joel has discovered that pests can come in many forms–and that people are well served in hiring trained professionals to keep them at bay!


Derek Flake – Co-Owner & Operations Director

Derek has spent more than a decade working in all facets of the pest control industry. His business management degree makes him an effective tool in owning and operating pest control companies and his vast pest control experience provides him with key insights into meeting customer needs with reliability, professionalism and a smile.


Jonathan Ross – Co-Owner & Head of Sales and Marketing

After more than 10 years in pest control, working for industry leaders across the country, Jonathan moved from his home in Boise, Idaho to Las Vegas, Nevada to co-found Home Guard Pest Control. His experience in sales and marketing, along with his previous business ownership experience, prepared him for the task of building a pest management business from the ground up. His goal and the goal of Home Guard Pest Control is to become the area’s premier provider of pest control services.


Andrew Jolley – Co-Owner

As a Las Vegas native, Andrew had his first pest control job at age 12 working for his (favorite) uncle. Since that time, he has worked in several different industries including technology, real estate, and health care. Andrew’s passion for exceptional customer service has been a common theme throughout his career and is the driving principal all of his business ventures. He is a partner in pest control companies in Nevada, Missouri, and Arkansas.