Florida 500, a special section of Florida Trend magazine, highlights the 500 most influential executives in Florida from different economic sectors throughout the state. This immense, year-long research initiative by the editors of Florida Trend has resulted in a personal, engaging look at the state’s most influential business leaders.
“It’s an honor to be recognized on the Florida 500 amongst my peers and other influential business leaders in Florida,” said Massey, a recipient since the inception of the list in 2018. “There is a great deal of opportunity in our state, evidenced by so many different industries that were included. It is particularly rewarding to see so many exceptional business leaders from our own Central Florida community recognized.”
Harvey L. Massey is an industry leader with over 57 years of experience in the service business in public and privately-owned organizations. He began his career in February 1963 with Rollins Inc. (Orkin Pest Control) and was promoted several times with various management positions. Within 11 years, he became the youngest Vice President in Orkin’s history. He later purchased Walker Chemical and Exterminating Company and renamed the company Massey Services, Inc. in January 1987. Within 35 years, he has grown the company from four locations in Florida and $3.9 million in revenue to over 155 locations in seven states and $260 million in revenue.