Meet our Staff
Mark Matlock, President and CEO
Mark has been in the construction and structural pest control industry for more than 30 years. He has been a licensed termite inspector for more than 26 years. Mark has been a licensed termite and pest control operator for more than 23 years. Mark has personally acquired in excess of eighty thousand hours as a home and termite inspector. He started his career in Southern California with a national firm and quickly expanded his business to four large branch operations serving the entire San Fernando Valley, Bakersfield and all of Ventura County. Mark has a Bachelors and Masters degree in business administration. When he’s not inspecting homes you might find him flying around Sacramento in his favorite airplane.
Dave Miller, Vice President
Dave has been in the construction supply, construction management and structural pest control industry for over 30 years. Dave has been a licensed termite inspector for more than 23 years. He has been a licensed termite and pest control operator for more than 21 years. Dave has personally inspected more than 33,000 homes. He started his career with a nationally known construction supply firm as a location manager. He was later recruited by another national firm to develop and grow termite and pest control operations in Central California. Both Dave and Mark worked for the same firm and were competing against each other for growth and sales records. That is when their friendship began. They had mutual respect for each other’s talent and expertise.
Frank Martinez, Field Operations Manager
Frank has been in the construction and structural pest control industry for more than 20 years, starting his career with a national firm. Frank has been a licensed termite inspector for more than 18 years. Frank’s hand on field experience is second to none. Frank has personally inspected thousands of homes and has performed thousands of termite treatments. Additionally, Frank has personally performed thousands of home repairs and has supervised thousands more. Frank joined Mark and Dave more than 15 years ago to manage day to day field operations including termite treatments, construction and structural repairs. Frank’s tireless devotion to customer satisfaction and his unmatched work ethic has earned him countless letters of praise from our customers.
Elizabeth Patrick, Operations Manager
Elizabeth joined Marathon over 14 years ago to manage total company operations, including crew scheduling, field inspections, regulatory compliance and office management. Since we are practicing general contractors as well as a full service termite company there is a great deal of management and co-ordination required, and there is none better than Elizabeth. Elizabeth holds a bachelors degree in business administration and is an expert in the field of home inspections, termite inspections, building codes, all phases of construction and the needs of the real estate industry. She can answer most questions homeowners or real estate agents may have regarding inspections, construction, structural repairs or treatments. Her experience and knowledge is quite vast. She is an expert in real estate escrow requirements, paper flow and documents needed to make real estate transactions flow flawlessly. Elizabeth will make sure that your experience with our firm will be a pleasant one.