Awards & News
AActive Termite and Pest Control Ranked #7 in the Small Employer Category on Virginia Business Magazine's Best Places to Work List for 2nd Year
Virginia Beach, VA, February 20, 2013 – For the 2nd year, A Active Termite and Pest Control, servicing all of Hampton Roads, was named to Virginia Business Magazine's Best Places to Work List. The company ranked #7 in the Small Employer category and was honored at a luncheon on February 15, 2013 at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia.
"Our leadership team strives to look at our service both through the eyes of our employees and our customers,” says Kevin Kordek, owner. “We innovate to make it easy for our employees to give good service and our customers to enjoy good service. I truly believe that this is why our employees enjoy working at AActive.”
AActive provides their employees with such benefits identified in the survey such as 401K, an HMO plan, a high deductible health plan, flexible spending accounts, paid community service leave and tuition reimbursement. Other notable programs and events at AActive include on site personal training, incentive programs, smoking cessation programs, financial planning, and company parties.
AActive Termite and Pest Control Named to 2012 Inside Business' Roaring 20s List
Virginia Beach, VA, November 13, 2012– AActive Termite and Pest Control, servicing all of Hampton Roads, was named to Inside Business' 2012 Roaring 20s list. The company was honored at an awards celebration at the Westin Hotel in Virginia Beach, VA.
Inside Business' Roaring 20s award honors businesses in Hampton Roads, VA who exhibit revenue and employee growth as well as make significant contributions to the local economy. Eligibility includes being headquartered in Hampton Roads, experiencing annual revenue growth from 20092011, and having reported gross revenues of at least $2 million in 2011.
"The sustainable growth that we have maintained is due to the outstanding work from our staff and dedication of our leadership team," says Kevin Kordek, owner. “I am extremely proud of everyone in our company."
Since 1967 AActive Termite and Pest Control has serviced Southeast Virginia and is currently one of the largest independently owned pest management companies in Hampton Roads. It is only local pest management company to have 3 trained and certified Entomologists on staff. Known for outstanding customer service and education, it was named Small Business of the Year in 2003 and 2012 by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and was the inaugural recipient of the Pest Control Technology Magazine Crown Award for Customer Service in 2005.
A-Active is Again Honored As One of Hampton Roads Best Places to Work
Virginia Beach, VA, July 25, 2012 – For the second year in a row, A-Active Termite and Pest Control Company of Virginia Beach, VA has been named by Inside Business as a “Best Places to Work in Hampton Roads.” The company was honored at a luncheon held at the Virginia Beach Westin.
Based upon the number of employees, A-Active was entered into the Small Business category. To complete the nomination employees responded to an online employee survey that covered topics such as work environment, culture, turnover, employee satisfaction, fair and equitable treatment, compensation, benefits, community service and employee training opportunities.
"Over my many years in business, I have learned that if my employees are happy then they will go the extra mile,” says Kordek. “Their dedication to every customer makes our customer base very loyal and directly impacts our bottom line."
Kevin Kordek is Honored with the Entrepreneurial Excellence Award
Virginia Beach, VA, July 18, 2012 – Kevin Kordek, owner of A-Active Termite and Pest Control Company in Virginia Beach, VA has received the Entrepreneurial Excellence Award from Inside Business. After speaking on the expert panel discussion—Experience Speaks, he was honored at a luncheon held at The Founders Inn.
This distinction recognizes Hampton Roads entrepreneurs for their “ingenuity, perseverance and positive impact on the community.” These awards honor individuals who create businesses that are “successful, sustainable and growing.”
“One of the most important lessons I have learned is that you lead people and manage money, ” says Kordek. “My employees are my greatest asset in allowing me be the person to guide the company to success and truly be an entrepreneur. I am honored to be recognized among my fellow businessmen and women in Hampton Roads.”
A-Active Termite and Pest Control Named “Small Business of the Year-Virginia Beach”
Virginia Beach, VA, May 14, 2012 – A-Active Termite and Pest Control, servicing all of Hampton Roads, was named Small Business of the Year-Virginia Beach by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
A-Active was chosen based on its financial performance, business history, staff training, motivation, community involvement, business plan, growth, and customer service and satisfaction. Along with being named the Small Business of the Year in Virginia Beach, the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce along with the Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads selected A-Active as a finalist to represent the region in the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Contest.
"We are truly honored and humbled to represent Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads as a great small business," said Kevin Kordek, owner. "Hampton Roads has a vibrant economy and we are proud to play an active part by adding jobs and maintaining economic growth."