Stan was born and raised in Huntington Indiana. He holds a Bachelors degree in Biology from Swarthmore College, a Masters degree in Entomology from the University of Delaware, and a PhD in Public Health from UCLA. He served almost 24 years as a Medical Entomologist in the United States Navy, including 4 years as the ‘Head Bug Guy’ for the Department of Defense.
Stan retired from the Navy in 2012 with the rank of Captain. He then joined Terminix as the Director for Entomology and Regulatory Services. In 2017, Stan joined AP&G (Catchmaster). He has published over 80 scientific and technical papers, delivered well over 150 presentations all around the world, has done research or operational entomology in over 20 countries, and has worked on mosquitoes for almost 40 years. He is also Past President of the American Mosquito Control Association and a member of Pi Chi Omega.