Pest Control Specialists in Shelby & Chilton County, AL

The Outstanding Staff Behind Connell’s Pest Control

Wade Connell


Wade owns the company and started it by himself in 1976. He is a graduate of Auburn University. With over 40 years in the Pest Control Industry, Wade has seen many things change, but keeping his customers happy has remained a constant. He likes to spend downtime with his family and Yellow Lab named Rex.

Patrick Connell

Household Pest Technician

Patrick is the son of the owner. He graduated from Auburn University. He has over 10 years of experience in all aspects of the business. Patrick has a Household Pest Control route that he services. He also leads our Turf Management business. He spends all of his free time managing wildlife and being outdoors.

John Gothard

Household Pest Technician

John has 20 years of experience with Connells Pest Control.  He holds Household Pest, Wood Destroying Organism, and Public Health Licenses.  He is a graduate of the University of Montevallo. John has experience in all areas of the business but spends most of the time on the Termite side.  He is married and has a son that takes most of his time but finds time for fly fishing and playing the Violin.

Vicky Turnbloom

Office Manager

Vicky is the Office Manager and has enough Pest experience to answer all of your questions. Vicky moved to Chilton County in 2007 and loves it here. She has 2 children and 5 grandchildren and has been married for over 30 years. She loves spending time with her family at the beach.

Kevin Clark

Household Pest Technician

Kevin has worked at Connell’s Pest Control for 10 years. He is a Household Pest Technician. Kevin handles a lot of our apartments as his residential customers. Outside of that, he can be seen fishing for Lay Lake’s water bass or spending time outdoors with family and friends.

Mike Gothard

Calera Office Leader

Mike leads our Calera office and services a household pest control route. He has been with the company for over 12 years and has the most comprehensive service area of all the technicians. He also services many of our large commercial/industrial accounts. Mike sings in the choir at First United Methodist Church in Clanton and spends much time with his grandson.

Robin Martin

Household Pest Technician

Robin has worked at Connell’s Pest Control for 14 years. She is a Household Pest Technician.  Robin takes care of some of our largest accounts as well as her residential customers. She is a Mother of 4 and Grandmother of 12.  Robin likes to travel around the country and go to music concerts with her husband.  

Ryan Kelley

Termite Technician

Ryan is our Termite Technician but is also able to perform other pest services. He has over 4 years of experience in the Pest Control Industry and also studied Pest Management at the University of Florida. Ryan is a native of Chilton County and enjoys spending time outdoors with his family.

Thomas Glenn

Household Pest Technician

Thomas has been at Connell’s Pest Control for 15 years.  Thomas is a Household Pest Technician. He is a Clanton native and attended Livingston University where he played Baseball and majored in Mathematics.  Thomas is really into “old” cars, music, and movies. He also enjoys finding different solutions to problems encountered in the field.

TJ Bassett

Household Pest Technician

TJ has been in the Pest Control industry for 15 years. He has worked on the termite side and the household pest side. TJ is a US Navy Veteran. He and his wife serve on the staff at First Assembly of God in Clanton.

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Jared Hicks

Household Pest Technician

Jared is a household pest control technician and is a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his wife and 4 dogs.

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Allison Pierce

Scheduling Coordinator

Allison has been in customer service for over 10 years and is a scheduling coordinator. She loves everything to do with cows, as well as shopping, watching Netflix, and playing with her dog Geo.

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Bailee Kirkley

Scheduling Coordinator

Bailee is a scheduling coordinator and enjoys spending time with her 7 nieces and nephews every chance she gets. She has a cat named Dax and is a huge animal lover, who would save them all if she could.

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Gage Cornell

Pest Control Technician

Gage is a household pest control technician and is also our boat house specialist. He spends his free time at the park with his dogs and playing disc golf.

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Gage Glen

Household Pest Technician

Gage is a household pest control technician. When he is not at work he is playing video games, editing videos, and building custom computers.

Rex the office Labrador


Office Lab

Rex is the office Lab. He can be found asleep up front or in the back on his bed. He enjoys retrieving at the lake but lives for hunting season from Doves to Ducks.