Mike Holcomb

The author is an independent consultant at Technical Directions Inc. (TDI). Having earned his masters in Entomology from Texas A&M University, Holcomb publishes numerous articles in pest control trade journals, is the founder of The Sanitarian newsletter, and is a frequent speaker at state and national pest control and food safety conferences. Holcomb also provides confidential training and consultation to food processors concerning HACCP, pathogen control, GMPs, IPM, sanitation, and sanitary equipment layout and design. With over 30 years experience working with the food processing & warehousing industries, he is a former technical director for Cooks Pest Control (Decatur, AL) and the Rose Pest Management Co. (Cincinnati, OH and Detroit, MI), and a former Associate Entomologist with the Okumura Biological Institute.