Entrepreneurship Founders

David Royce

Membership Information:

Member Status: Gold
Current Position: Board Member
Member Since: 2014

Contact Information:

Website: https://www.goaptive.com/

Employment:

Job Title: Founder & Chairman
Company: Aptive Environmental
Location: California, United States

Expertise:

  • Entrepreneurship, sales and marketing, strategy, manager development, millennial business culture, and scaling exponential growth via systems, processes & technology.

Biography:

David Royce is the founder & chairman of Aptive Environmental, providing environmentally responsible residential and commercial pest solutions to more than 3,700 cities in twenty-seven states. Aptive has the highest producing sales force in the country and has built a culture grounded in honesty and fun. Aptive is the fastest-growing company in its industry and plans to be the largest privately held pest control service provider in North America by 2020. David is a serial entrepreneur who has built four of the most successful environmental service businesses in North America. David's companies have been highlighted in national publications including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Entrepreneur and Inc. Magazine. In 2015, David was awarded the prestigious Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year award. That same year his company also received the first place award for "Fastest Growing Service Company in America" by the American Business Awards. David’s company Aptive donates annually to provide insecticide-treated bed nets to save the lives of millions of refugees throughout Africa.