Professional Certifications, Affiliations & Memberships
- Certified Applicator since 2005
- Certified in wood-destroying insects (termites), structural (general pests), and turn and ornamental (lawn care)
Get to Know Steve Hicks
How long have you worked at Gunter and what do you enjoy most about your coworkers or the job? I’ve worked here for 17 years. I enjoy the camaraderie between co-workers. I also enjoy the customer relationships I’ve built over the years and getting to see different areas of Kansas City.
Where were you born and how long have you lived in Kansas City? I was born in California, but I’ve been in Kansas City for 17 years.
What area of Kansas City do you live? I live in Gladstone, Missouri. My favorite thing about Kansas City is it’s history.
What’s your favorite Kansas City restaurant? Gates Barbeque is my favorite KC restaurant
What are you passionate about? My family, my friends and politics
What’s your favorite movie? Arachnophobia or Meet Joe Black
What is your favorite family tradition? Family gatherings during the holidays
What was the most unique or scary experience treating a customer’s house? I treated a home infestation of brown recluse. There were hundreds of spiders just walking around on the floor, attic and behind curtains!
What are three things left on your bucket list? Skydiving, traveling across the USA, winning the lottery
What was your favorite tv show growing up? TAXI
Most unique or scary experience treating a customer’s home: Found a brown recluse spider the size of my hand