About Green Shield Pest Solutions
Green Shield Pest Solutions is a small family-owned pest control company in Southern Maine with over 15 years of experience. From our travels and experiences outside of the state and country, we believe Mainers to be some of the hardest working and fiercely loyal people in the world. We carry these two attributes into how we operate as a company. Long hours and extensive training, allow us to serve our customers in a way that makes us proud of what we do. The bug business isn’t a glamorous one, but our loyalty and dedication to our customers is what keeps us happy and thriving.
"Our integrity is of the utmost importance and we believe in truly listening to customers."
We want families to be able to the enjoy the home they worked hard for, without having to deal with the annoyance of unwanted pests and the health risks associated with them. That also means providing service with family-friendly products which are environmentally responsible but effective.
Meet the Team
Colby was born in raised in central Maine and has been a Saco resident since 2013. He has been in the pest control industry since college in 2006, managing large sales teams in Denver, Seattle, Houston, New York, and New Hampshire. He and Greg founded Green Shield to serve hard-working Mainers who want to enjoy time with their families, rather than worry about pest control. Colby has his Master Applicator license from the State of Maine Board of Pesticides Control and loves bringing the skills he’s learned from his travels to better educate and help customers. Colby is married to his wife, Camille, and stays busy chasing around his four kids who are between the ages of 13 and 5. He enjoys playing and watching pretty much any sport.
Greg has had a long and fulfilling career of leading teams and organizations. He started his career as an electrical engineer for Hughes Aircraft, managing multi-million dollar projects and teams. Later Greg branched out into information technology, finishing his career as CIO of an insurance company. Deciding that the retired life was too slow, and based on his love for nature and technology, he dove head-first into Green Shield Pest Solutions, seeing an opportunity to help customers solve their pest control issues through the best science and technology. Greg is a licensed Master Applicator in the state of Maine and loves people and being outdoors in nature – camping, fishing, or skiing. Greg has a wonderful wife, three children, and four grandkids. He loves to travel, when time permits; and torturing his grandkids with tickle bugs.
Shayne is one of our two senior technicians and comes to Green Shield with the most experience in carpentry of any staff member, serving him well when it comes to performing detailed exclusion for big jobs requiring his expertise. He can do it all from dry wall to tile laying to roofing. He is very handy and a great problem-solver. As our southern-most technician, you will often see Shayne in York County, servicing Green Shield Customers all the way to Kittery.
Joe has done it all for Green Shield. He was originally hired as a technician and worked in the Lewiston/Auburn and Topsham/Brunswick areas. As we’ve grown, he has moved into one of our most important sales roles where he uses his technician skills to educate on best pest control practices. He is regularly our employee of the month because of his outstanding customer reviews and the thorough service he provides. He is approachable and warm and can talk to anyone about anything. Customers will frequently lose track of time chatting with Joe because of his warm and likable personality.
Tracey brings a ton of leadership skills and experience to Green Shield. She has her masters degree in public health, understanding better than anyone how pests can negatively impact humans and pets. She served in the United States Army as a staff sergeant with a background in military intelligence. She has been an environmental specialist for the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention as well as a Quality Management Specialist dealing with food safety for restaurants, hospitals, and college campuses. Tracey is always learning new things and properly educating our customers!
Tyler comes to Green Shield with loads of experience in the HVAC industry. He’s extremely handy and a great problem-solver. He loves anything to do with sports and being competitive and is a great hockey and soccer player. Tyler is dedicated, loyal, and a great employee. He truly cares about Green Shield’s customers and enjoys helping others.
Spencer joined the Green Shield team in the fall of 2023. He brings a variety of skills and experience with him from project management and residential construction to customer service and sales. He has a lifelong passion for environmental stewardship and was attracted to Green Shield’s careful product choices and commitment to providing effective pest solutions that are safe for children and pets, as well as pollinators and other wildlife. At the office, Spencer enjoys listening to really understand and care for his customers and working with his team to improve the services and customer experience Green Shield offers. At home he enjoys spending his time with his wife and two young children, keeping up with the latest renewable technology, and fine woodworking.
The friendly voice you hear when calling Green Shield belongs to Louise. She recently retired from DHHS, Child & Family Services in 2020 where she worked for 41 years as a Childcare Licensing Specialist. She and her husband Dean live in Central Maine. She is the mother of Colby and grandmother to his four children. Her joys are spending time with her grandchildren, attending all their extra-curricular activities, and spoiling them to death at all times.
Courtney is another voice you hear when calling into the office. She’s a new addition to our team who just moved here from Utah. Courtney has her degree in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education and was previously working as an American Sign Language Interpreter. She loves helping others and spending time with her husband and goldendoodle, River.
Layton comes to Green Shield with loads of experiencing managing some of the largest and most successful pest control sales teams in the country. He previously worked for Grit Marketing in multiple states and is currently attending dental school at UNE. He is bright and very well spoken, understanding the industry and our services well. Layton is very motivating to our sales team and helps them to communicate to our customers that Green Shield is the place to go for a local and trustworthy experience.
Camille has worked in the pest control industry for over ten years alongside her husband, Colby, starting in 2007 and managing offices in Houston in 2008 and 2009. Later, she created instructional coursework for employees, analyzing psychology measurements to improve performance and morale. She works part-time for Green Shield, and full-time as a clinical mental health counselor. She’s a busy mom of four and always helping others around her with her big heart!