Arrow promotes Pollard to president and COO

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Tim Pollard. IMAGE: ARROW EXTERMINATORS

Industry veteran Tim Pollard was recently promoted to president, in addition to his current duties as chief operating officer, for Atlanta, Ga.-based Arrow Exterminators. Pollard joined Arrow as the senior vice president of sales in 2009 and was promoted to COO in 2012. Pollard previously served in various sales, marketing and leadership roles with The Dow Chemical Co. (a legacy company of Corteva Agriscience) for more than 16 years.

“Tim has been absolutely instrumental in Arrow’s decade long run of double-digit revenue growth and surpassing $250 Million in revenue. This promotion reflects my immense confidence in his leadership, as well as his importance to the future of Arrow,” Arrow CEO Emily Thomas Kendrick said in a news release. “I’d like to personally thank him for being my trusted business partner. We both believe our team is just getting started, and we’re excited about the Arrow Family’s future!”

“The leadership Tim has undertaken since assuming the COO position is immense,” Joe Thomas, Arrow Chairman of the Board and a Pest Management Professional (PMP) Hall of Famer (Class of 2009), said in a news release. “He is highly respected by our team members, partners, and other industry leaders.”

“I’m deeply grateful to serve at such a highly regarded, community-minded, and successful company,” Pollard said in a news release. “Our team members delivering uncompromised service to our customers since 1964 is what makes Arrow a truly unique and special place. I am proud to be a part of our family culture that is so clearly focused on our customers and those who make the company great – our people. Thankfully, we have the talent and leadership necessary to ensure success well into the future.”

According to the news release, Pollard and his wife of 28 years, Kathy, have three children, Kresta, 22, Ashland, 19, and TJ, 14. As a family, they enjoy watching TJ play basketball, going to the lake, and supporting and participating in service projects both locally and globally. Tim is also very active in Johnson Ferry Baptist Church and enjoys riding his mountain bike and running in his free time. Pollard earned his bachelor degree from Auburn University.