Paul & Jessica Winkelmann

Meet the Founders - Paul & Jessica Winkelmann

Paul and Jessica Winkelmann started Advanced Wildlife Control in 1988. At that time, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) decided to get out of the wildlife removal business and turn the work over to private companies. Paul has been interested in wildlife from an early age and wanted to see if all his wildlife knowledge could turn into a business. The Winkelmanns felt that they were well suited for this new endeavor and took the entrepreneurial leap of faith. While we started small, Advanced Wildlife & Pest Control has grown to become the largest animal removal company in Wisconsin.

Paul was the Vice President of the Wisconsin Wildlife Control Operators Association (WWCOA) and is a lifelong member of the WWCOA, the Wisconsin Trappers Associaton (WTA), and the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA). He continues to write articles for the Wildlife Control Technologies magazine and attend annual conferences. Paul has been trapping for over 60 years and is one of the most proficient trappers in the state. 

Paul and Jessica have been happily married for over 50 years. They have three wonderful children and eight amazing grandchildren. Out of our 24-person staff, they have six family members working for the company.

“We are so grateful for all the blessings that God has bestowed on us throughout our years as well on our family and company.” – Paul & Jessica

Meet the Founders - Paul & Jessica Winkelmann

Paul and Jessica Winkelmann started Advanced Wildlife Control in 1988. At that time, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) decided to get out of the wildlife removal business and turn the work over to private companies. Paul has been interested in wildlife from an early age and wanted to see if all his wildlife knowledge could turn into a business. The Winkelmanns felt that they were well suited for this new endeavor and took the entrepreneurial leap of faith. While we started small, Advanced Wildlife & Pest Control has grown to become the largest animal removal company in Wisconsin.

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