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Meet Our Team
Our goal is for each of our customers to experience the gold standard of customer service, and we place a high value on efficiency, honesty, professionalism, and quality. When you contact us, our office staff listens to your concerns, provides a general price estimate, and schedules an inspection. Our technician will arrive within the designated appointment time in a clearly identifiable company vehicle and, after assessing the property, will discuss a solution and potential costs.
Cridder Ridder is a professional certified, licensed, and insured pest control and wildlife removal company, servicing the greater Kansas City region.
Missy has 21+ years of customer service experience, and joined the team as Office Manager in 2016. Despite having a fear of most wildlife, she is very knowledgeable on the critters around the Kansas City area. She takes pride in being honest and fair with all of our customers, and she's our go-to for just about everything! She lives in Belton and enjoys spending time with her kids and grandchildren.
Mason is a 2017 graduate of Central Missouri University, with a degree in Wildlife Biology. He joined our team in 2020 and now leads Cridder Ridder's staff of technicians. He is NWCOA certified for bat evictions, as well as licensed for both wildlife and pest control. His areas of expertise are amphibians and reptiles, and he's especially knowledgeable when it comes to mouse issues. Mason lives in Independence with his wife and many, many dogs.
Nikki joined the team in 2020, after 17 years of retail customer service experience. She loves helping clients navigate the process of wildlife removal (usually unfamiliar territory)! In 2019, she moved from the west coast of British Columbia, Canada to Missouri to marry her best friend, and enjoys spending time with her husband and cat (yes, the cat moved here, too), cheering on the Canucks, and dropping the occasional “eh” or “aboot”.
Michael has been with Cridder Ridder since 2017. He loves working with customers to determine their wildlife solutions, and his personal core values are loyalty, honor, and respect. He is NWCOA certified for bat evictions, licensed for wildlife removal, and has training in pest control solutions. His favorite animal is a squirrel!
Jason joined Cridder Ridder as our resident pest control expert in 2022. He has 5 years of experience in pest control and is fully-certified and licensed to provide all pest control services. Jason loves working outdoors and feels like each day is an opportunity to learn something new. His favorite way to spend downtime is gaming and hanging out with family.
Matt joined Cridder Ridder in 2022, and really enjoys the variety he experiences on the job each day. He is a former military police officer and a gamer at heart. He is calm & collected, ready to wrangle any situation. He is licensed for wildlife removal, and is NWCOA certificated for bat evictions. He lives in Kansas City with his wife.
Shelley joined the Cridder Ridder team in 2022 as a part of our office customer care staff. She was born in Harrisonville and raised in Kansas City for 28 years, then moved to Montana where she lived near Glacier National Park. After 17 years, she moved back to the KC Metro and loves to spend time with her 6 grandchildren and Moe, the cat.
Matt has owned and operated Cridder Ridder since 2015. He has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from Kansas State University. He is licensed and certified in Wildlife Removal and Pest Management, and is NWCOA certified for bat evictions. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two adorable kids, being involved at his church, and playing board games and disc golf.
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