Gary W. Rollins
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Gary W. Rollins was elected a Director of Rollins, Inc. in 1981. Mr. Rollins has extensive knowledge of the Company’s business and industry serving over 53 years at the Company. He serves as Chairman of the Company and continues to serve as Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as the Vice Chairman of the Company. Mr. Rollins serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of Marine Products Corporation and RPC, Inc. He previously served as a Director of Marine Products Corporation since 2001 and a Director of RPC, Inc. since 1984. Mr. Rollins previously served as a Director of Genuine Parts Company.
John F. Wilson was elected a Director of Rollins, Inc. in 2013. He serves as Vice Chairman of the Company. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and served as President of Orkin, LLC. and as a Vice President of the Company. Mr. Wilson joined the Company in 1996 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility, including sales inspector, branch manager, Central Commercial region manager, Atlantic Division vice president, and president of the Southeast Division.
Jerry Gahlhoff Jr.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Gahlhoff came to Rollins in the HomeTeam acquisition in 2008 and has successfully managed several areas of the Company with increasing responsibility. Gahlhoff currently serves as Rollins President & COO. Previously, he was President of the Rollins Specialty Brands team of HomeTeam, Clark, Northwest, Western Pest, Waltham Pest, OPC pest control companies as well as the Rollins Human Resources department. This group of companies has grown tremendously under Jerry's leadership since its formation in 2016.
Independent Director, Chief Financial Officer of Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center, Inc., Retired Partner Ernst & Young LLP
Patrick J. Gunning was appointed a Director of Rollins, Inc. in December 2020, effective January 1, 2021. He recently retired as a partner from Ernst & Young LLP after a 39-year career in public accounting. Mr. Gunning held multiple leadership roles at Ernst & Young LLP including Southeast Region Leader of the Financial Accounting Advisory Services practice, Southeast Area Industry Leader of the Retail and Consumer Products practice, and lead audit partner. He previously served as partner and Assurance Division Leader with Arthur Andersen LLP through 2002, including serving as lead audit partner. Mr. Gunning currently serves on the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc., and Marine Products Corporation and as the Chief Financial Officer at Woodruff Arts Center, a non-profit organization. Mr. Gunning brings extensive financial and strategic experience to our Board of Directors.
Jerry W. Nix
Independent Director, Retired Vice Chairman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer or Genuine Parts Company
Jerry W. Nix was appointed a Director of Rollins, Inc. in August 2020. Mr. Nix is the former Vice Chairman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Genuine Parts Company. Prior to retiring in March 2013, he served as Chief Financial Officer for over 13 years and served in various other capacities with Genuine Parts Company before that time, including Senior Vice President, Finance. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc., and Marine Products Corporation and on various civic and non-profit boards. Mr. Nix brings extensive financial and operational experience to our Board or Directors.
Independent Director, Retired partner of Ernst & Young LLP (EY)
Susan R. Bell was appointed a Director of Rollins, Inc. in December 2020, effective January 1, 2021. Ms. Bell retired as partner from Ernst & Young LLP (EY) in 2020 after a 36-year career in public accounting. At EY, she served as both an audit and advisory partner, led the Southeast Risk Advisory practice and served as Atlanta Office Managing Partner. Prior to EY, she was an audit partner at Arthur Andersen LLP. Ms. Bell serves on the Board of Directors of RPC, Inc., and Marine Products Corporation and on the boards of the non-profit, National Center for Civil & Human Rights and IWF Georgia, an international women’s’ forum. Ms. Bell brings extensive risk oversight, financial and strategic experience to our Board of Directors.
Thomas J. Lawley, M.D.
Independent Director, Dean of the Emory University School of Medicine since 1996
Thomas J. Lawley, M.D., was elected a Director of Rollins, Inc. in 2006. Dr. Lawley brings extensive medical and management experience in the healthcare industry to the Board of Directors. He served as Dean of Emory University School of Medicine from 1996 to 2013. He has served on many boards and committees; including the National Institutes of Health study sections, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council, the Grady Health System, and the Association of American Medical Colleges. Dr. Lawley has been president of the Emory Medical Care Foundation, Emory’s physician practice plan at Grady Hospital, and was on the board of the Emory Children’s Center. He also has served on the boards of directors of the Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare. Dr. Lawley is currently a professor of Dermatology at Emory University. Dr. Lawley also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Woodruff Foundation, the Ichauway Foundation and the Woodruff Fund, Inc.
Gregory B. Morrison
Independent Director, Former Senior Vice President and Chief Information officer for Cox Enterprises, Inc.
Gregory Morrison is the retired Senior Vice President and Corporate Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Cox Enterprises, Inc. During his 18 years as CIO at Cox, Morrison was responsible for the management and operations of all technological information including cybersecurity. He is known for the production of large-scale business transformations and the development of key technological advances that help improve manual business processes. Prior to joining Cox, Mr. Morrison served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of RealEstate.com, a B2B e-commerce internet company, and held various executive positions in technology and business at Prudential Financial, Inc. from 1989 to 2000, including Vice President and CIO. Currently, Morrison is on the corporate Board of Directors for Veritex Holdings and IEWC Global Solutions. He also serves on the Global Advisory Board of Tricentis, a software test automation company. Morrison has received numerous awards and has been widely recognized in various publications. He was named one of US Black Engineer Magazine’s Most Important Blacks in Technology for nine consecutive years from 2005 – 2013, as well as one of Computerworld Magazine’s Premier 100 IT Leaders. Morrison is also listed by Black Enterprises as one of the 300 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America and by Savory Magazine as one of the Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.
Donald P. Carson
President of RFA Management Company, LLC,President of Nevada Oversight, Inc. and GWR PTC, LLC
Don Carson is the founder of Don Carson Associates, LLC, and co-founder of The Ansley Capital Group, LLC, Ansley Securities LLC, and Cardez Hospitality Group, LLC. He is currently President of RFA Management Company, LLC, an Atlanta-based family office, and President of Nevada Oversight, Inc. and GWR PTC, LLC, which are Nevada private trust companies. Carson worked for many years in the investment and commercial banking industry, primarily for Wachovia Bank, N.A. During this time, he was head of the international banking and investment banking businesses. After leaving Wachovia in 1998, he became partner of Paradigm Capital and later co-founded Ansley Securities, LLC. Carson currently serves as a director of LOR, Inc. and Rollins Holding Company, Inc. He also currently serves as a trustee of Beloit College, and Board Chair for Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. He is a director of Catheter Precision, LLC, and a trustee of The Cook and Bynum Fund, a publicly traded mutual fund. Carson appears on numerous recordings for Telarc and Deutsche Grammophon with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus. Four of these recordings have earned Grammys. He is also a trustee of The Gary W. Rollins Foundation.
Pam R. Rollins
Director, Community Leader
Pamela R. Rollins was elected a Director of Rollins, Inc. in 2015. She holds a B.A. Degree from Stephens College with a major in Family Community Studies. Ms. Rollins is a Trustee of Young Harris College and The O. Wayne Rollins Foundation, a Trustee Emeritus of The Schenck School, a board member of The National Monuments Foundation and a former board member of The Lovett School. Ms. Rollins has served as a Director of RPC, Inc. since 2019 and Marine Products Corporation since 2017.