IREON New Member Profile: Joseph Sheehan

Joseph Sheehan

Name: Joseph Sheehan

Title: CEO

Company: Colony Pest Management, Inc.

Location: Office is in Brooklyn, NY and we service all of NY, Northern and Central NJ and recently branched out to DC, MD and VA

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Education: BS in Psychology 99’ SUNY College at Old Westbury

First job: As the son of an entrepreneur I was 5 years old when my father took me out on my first pest control route with him. Otherwise my first job was at McDonald’s. 

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future: CEO of Colony Pest Management, Inc. and Synergy Scent K9 Scent Detection. I also co-host the Colony Confidential Podcast, an infotainment show that goes behind the scenes and uncovers strategies leaders use to run their successful service business. We’ve added to the pest management business and are introducing new residential programs to our service line and the plan for the future is to be the #1 pest management supplier in the Tri State area.

One word to describe your work environment: Fast

?Two things on your bucket list: Go on a Safari, Egypt and the Pyramids

Three TV shows everyone should stream: This is tough because I really think TV is a super waste of time. Of course I partake but the above still applies…The Wire, Sopranos, Ozark.

Favorite movie: Too many to count – Ones that I almost always watch if I catch them while channel surfing are The Departed, Remember The Titans, The Lion King.

Favorite book: Changes regularly. Currently it’s Play Bigger by Al Ramadan, Dave Peterson, Christopher Lochhead and Kevin Maney

Favorite vacation destination: Currently Tobago, but it changes

Have you ever been told you look like someone famous? Who? Unfortunately yes. Mark Walberg.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but NOT related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Steve Jobs. I would have him at my home so we could not be interrupted.

Rules to live by in business: Never give up. Maintain Integrity

What is your DREAM job? (NOT your current job) Anything working daily with exotic animals (not run of the mill domestic animals)