Leupitz Contractors Inc. was founded in 1974 by Bill Leupitz in Silverton, Oregon, as a contractor and pest control business. Bill's son Mike bought the company from his father in the late 1980's and separated each business into two entities. Joe Hoda joined the team in 1990 as an employee, and in 1996 took over management of the company. He is now a 50% owner with fellow rise up employee Frankie Garcia, together they handle the day-to-day operations of the business