Posted: Feb. 8, 2016
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the promotion of Terry Bier to the position of Regional Vice President of The Davey Tree Surgery Company, a subsidiary of Davey Tree.
He will oversee the utility operations for Hawaii and the southwestern region of Davey Tree, with locations in Arizona, California and Nevada.
Bier started with Davey in 1989 and has held a variety of positions both in the field and administrative offices. Most recently, Bier served as operations manager for the southwestern region.
“Terry has embraced the growth we are experiencing in the southwest while maintaining his commitment to the clients, safety and the Davey Company as a whole,” said Larry Abernathy, vice president and general manager, Davey Tree Surgery Company. “Terry’s willingness to accept new roles and responsibilities, and his strong relationships with both clients and employees, will further establish the Davey brand across the region.”
Bier, who has more than 25 years of experience in the green industry, is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist® and an ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist™. He is a recipient of a Best of Davey Leadership Award and a past member of the Davey President’s Council, whose members serve a three-year term on various committees to brainstorm and research new ideas related to the company’s operations. Bier holds a bachelor’s degree in science and mathematics from North Dakota State University. Bier is also a certified pesticide applicator in both California and Nevada.
The Davey Tree Expert Company’s more than 8,000 employees provide tree care, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial and government markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. Davey has provided Proven Solutions for a Growing World since 1880 and has been employee-owned for more than 35 years. For more information, visit www.davey.com.