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Hurst Exterminators

Donald Green


The technician of Hurst Exterminators. He began his career as a handyman/painter at the age of eighteen sharpening his skills in construction, framing, plumbing and general maintenance. Donny later moved on to earn an Applicator's license through the structural pest control board. He continued his academic pursuits, by combining his knowledge of construction and maintenance with pest control, creating a blueprint of control procedures from the foundation up.


*It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that Donald has passed away. He was a great dad (Mike's dad) and wonderful grandpa. He is dearly missed. RIP, Nov 1959 -  Dec 2016 *

Steven Brown


The main route technician of Hurst Exterminators. He has over 15 years of customer service experience, and is currently learning the trade of Pest Management under the supervision of our operator, Mike Amato. He is a long-time family friend and after the passing of our cherished Donny - Steven studied extensively and became licensed under the Department of Pesticide Regulation in early 2017. He is consistently advancing in his career and continues to impress with his broad knowledge of pest control techniques and proper chemical application.


Steven is committed to helping you identify and take control of any pest problems you may face.

Jorie Amato


The office administrator of Hurst Exterminators. She specializes in the clerical aspect of pest control operations. With over 10 years of general office experience under her wing! She is responsible for submitting documentation properly and ensuring all legalities are in place to ensure that Hurst Exterminators may serve you. She also manages online communication, social media, accounting, and basic pest inquiries. She became a Qualified Applicator registered with the Department of Pesticide Regulation and the County Agricultural Commissioner of San Diego in 2018.



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About Us

Michael Amato
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The owner and operator of Hurst Exterminators. He began his career as a fumigator at the age of eighteen with a company called AA Same Day; sharpening his skills with chemical handling and pest control procedures - Michael later moved on to earn a branch two field representative's license through the structural pest control board. He continued his academic pursuits, earning an Operator's license by the age of twenty-two in general pests. It is then that he decided to create Hurst Exterminators.


Michael is committed to helping you identify and take control of any pest problems you may face.