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RSC

Termites cause more damage than storms, fire and hurricanes. Our patented detector solves a $9 B problem and expands the market.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Other
  • Location Falls Church, VA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2005
  • Employees 0

Company Summary

RSC has adapted chemical weapons sensors to deliver reliable and accurate detection of termites, replacing flashlight and screwdriver – the current state of the art. Poor detection and high liability creates high costs for PMPs, while consumers are underserved and overcharged. Our technology will reduce costs, grow the market, and enable risk based pricing. We serve pest professionals and anyone who owns, operates or underwrites property.

Team

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    Brett Odom
    CEO

    Creative, seasoned executive with recent experience leading private equity backed high growth company from turnaround to tripling of revenues, 7x EBITDA growth and successful exit for investors. Experience in strategy, finance and operations garnered in manufacturing, real estate, govt contracting and military. BS Aeronautical Engineering - US Naval Academy; MBA - Harvard Business School; CMA.

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    Eric Tober
    Co-Founder, Director

    Government Affairs executive with service in both the House and Senate and two decades of experience advising senior leaders in government and private industry,. Expertise with technology development and transfer projects for universities and major federal research laboratories. Developed IP behind RSC patent through contacts at Argonne National Laboratory. BA Political Science, University of Louisiana; MBA, Georgetown McDonough School.

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    David Martin
    Co-Founder, Director

    Over twenty years of business development experience as a successful entrepreneur, creating and managing profitable commercial ventures in real estate, retail and wholesale distribution, and health care services. In 2003 sold the home healthcare firm that he founded for over $8 million. At the time of sale his company had revenues in excess of $17 million and more than 800 employees. BS Louisiana State University.

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    David Banyard
    Advisor

    Group President at Roper Industries. Executive with deep expertise in manufacturing operations, product development, supply chain management and corporate strategy. Mr. Banyard's expertise in outsourced manufacturing and supply chain management will be critical to RSC's prototype development and initial product manufacturing. BA Economics, Princeton; MBA, Darden GSBA.

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    Edward Martin
    Investor

    A 40-year veteran of the pest control industry, President of Terminix Pest Control, one of the largest pest control operations in the world. Known for field research in Formosan termite control; as chairman of USDA committee rewrote standards for termite treatments and inspections in Louisiana. Mr. Martins' extensive knowledge, expertise, contacts and credibility are critical factors enabling RSC to penetrate the PMP market. BS Entomology, LSU.

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    Alan Lax, PhD
    Advisor

    Dr. Lax is Research Leader of USDA Formosan Subterranean Research Unit in New Orleans, LA. His primary research interests include the mode of action of pesticides and effects on targeted and non-targeted species. BS Biology, Tulane; MS Natural Sciences, U of Arkansas; PhD Plant Pathology, U of Arkansas.

Advisors

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    Agnes Dover
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed