Meet Our Team

We are a dedicated team of experts ready to solve your pest problems. 


Mason Tolonen

General Manager

Mason has been in the pest control industry since 2013. When it comes to the chemicals used in pest control, Mason has a wealth of knowledge. He took the General Manager role after graduating from Grand Valley State University with a Chemistry degree. Any questions you may have, Mason would be happy to answer.

Terry Perysian

Service & Sales Manager

Terry has over 11 years in the pest control field. He has a wealth of knowledge and understanding when it comes to insects. He is also a Certified Pest Inspector.

Josh Dejong

Wildlife Manager

Josh joined the Empire team in 2023. He brings over 25 years of experience in the wildlife industry. Particularly, his experience relates to nuisance animal removal.  Josh is a husband and father of three. On his free time, he enjoys coaching youth sports, golfing, hunting, fishing, and volunteering at their local church.

Bryce Ebels

Service Technician

Bryce joined the Empire team in the spring of 2020. He has built a large customer base with his friendly, easy-going personality. His route includes: Holland, Saugatuck/Douglas, Hamilton, Fennville, Allegan and South Haven. In his free time, he can be found hiking in the woods or on the golf course.

Jeremiah Bates

Service Technician

Jeremiah joined the Empire team after moving to West Michigan from Illinois in 2020. He was quickly exposed to a variety of treatment methods including bed bugs, termites and fleas. Jeremiah has a military background and likes to spend his free time playing video games.

Josh Bates

Service Technician

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Josh Bates
Empire does a great job with keeping our office bug free! They always have a smile on their face and aren’t just weird bug guys! =)
Shelly J.
Office staff is so pleasant to work with and very knowledgeable. I like the flexibility of calling or booking online.
Hamlet L.

Friendly knowledgeable staff. The tick treatment is well worth it. I USED to have a major tick problem. Ive been using Empire for two years now.

Brad B.

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