TAG: Jim Stief

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

Davey acquires Memphis-based company

May 5, 2016By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. acquired the assets of Jones Bros. Tree & Landscape, a residential tree care company near Memphis, Tenn. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “This new chapter of Jones Bros. will help us deliver even better tree care to those in the greater Memphis area,” said Bob Jurgens, owner and president of Jones Bros. since... read more

Davey Tree acquires Kerns Brothers

April 23, 2015By

Davey Tree made its eight acquisition in the last year, purchasing Kerns Brothers Tree Service & Landscaping, a residential tree care company near Wilmington, Del. Terms were not disclosed. Kerns Brothers has approximately two dozen employees providing residential tree care, plant health care and landscaping to those in the greater Wilmington area. Davey Executive Vice President Jim Stief sees this... read more

Davey Tree acquires Nature First

April 7, 2015By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. made its sixth acquisition in the last year, purchasing Nature First, a tree care company near Santa Cruz, Calif. Terms were not disclosed. Nature First has approximately a dozen employees providing tree pruning and removal, planting, diagnosis and garden renovation to its clients in the San Jose/Santa Cruz area. Dick Scoppettone started the company in... read more

Davey promotes Patrick Covey to president, COO

April 16, 2014By

  The Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted Patrick Covey to president and COO of U.S. operations. Additionally, Covey was nominated by Davey’s board of directors to fill a three-year position on the board, subject to approval by the shareholders at the annual meeting in mid-May. Karl Warnke, Davey’s chairman, president and CEO, said Covey has demonstrated key leadership qualities, sound... read more

Davey opens 7 new U.S. branch offices

March 3, 2014By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. opened seven new branch offices in the U.S. in the first quarter of the year. Based in areas where Davey already has branch offices, the additional offices are expected to expand Davey’s presence and strengthen its brand in their markets, said Jim Stief, executive vice president of operations. The new offices are located in Austin,... read more