TAG: Davey Tree Expert Co.

People on the Move: Davey vp, TPI communications manager retire; more from PBI, Hartney Greymount, Cool Planet, Ruppert

April 26, 2017By

Steve Marshall, executive vice president and assistant to the president, retired after 40 years of service to The Davey Tree Expert Co. Marshall, who retired April 1, started his career with Davey in the Akron office in 1977 as a lawn care technician. Rising through the ranks, he eventually joined the corporate office and became a key member of the executive... read more

Davey acquires Atlanta-based Arborguard

April 5, 2017By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. acquired Arborguard, a residential and commercial tree care company based in Atlanta. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “This new chapter of Arborguard will help us deliver expanded tree care to our clients in the greater Atlanta and Charlotte areas,” said Spence Rosenfeld, owner and founder of Arborguard. From offices in Atlanta and Charlotte,... read more

People on the Move: Akehurst employees celebrate 25 years; new hires, promotions for Aspire, Davey, K-Rain, Ruppert

March 22, 2017By

Akehurst Landscape Service, a full-service landscape company headquartered in Joppa, Md.,  is recognizing two employees celebrating their 25th anniversaries with the firm. David Guzman started working in the firm as a laborer and is currently serving as field supervisor overseeing six crews. Jose Herrera joined the company in 1992 as a laborer. He now holds the position of Team Leader, overseeing a grounds maintenance crew.... read more

People on the Move: Swingle CEO recognized by TCIA; Ruppert honors 23 employees at annual awards banquet; new hires, promotions from Engage Agro USA, PBI-Gordon, Davey, Ruppert, SipcamRotam

March 8, 2017By

Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care CEO Tom Tolkacz was given the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Award of Merit, which was presented during the TCIA Winter Management Conference in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, in February. The award recognizes those who have devoted considerable time and energy to influencing and benefiting the tree care industry. A 30-year industry veteran, Tolkacz spent a... read more

People on the Move: Shilan steps down from NJLCA; New hires and promotion at Unique Lighting, Toro, Davey and more

January 25, 2017By

Jody Shilan is stepping down as executive director of the New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association (NJLCA) to “focus his energies working as an industry consultant, speaker and writer on a full-time basis,” according to a press release. Shilan, an LM Editorial Advisory Board member who writes a membership-based website FromDesign2Build.com, says that under his direction the organization became “a more professional, more social... read more

People on the Move: Davey names new manager of arboricultural training and more from SiteOne, Buyers and Ruppert

December 21, 2016By

Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted Don Roppolo to manager of arboricultural training. Roppolo started his career in 1998 as a research technician for the Morton Arboretum. He joined The Care of Trees in 2002. He holds a master’s in urban forestry from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and he has authored curriculum for arboriculture programs at three universities. Roppolo is also a past... read more