Pat Hottel is Technical Director a McCloud Services, an Illinois-based pest management provider that specializes in serving the commercial market. Hottel, a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Entomology, has more than 35 years of practical pest management experience. A board certified entomologist (B.C.E.) and member of the National Pest Management Association’s Commercial Committee, Hottel is a frequent speaker at industry educational events and is a longtime member of the Copesan Technical Committee. She has won numerous awards during her distinguished career including Professional Woman of the Year, a Crown Leadership Award, and Chairperson of the Year for her work on NPMA’s Insect Control Committee.