Posted: Jan. 10, 2017
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the promotion of Jeff Parson to regional vice president for the utility service line.
In his new role, Parson will oversee Davey utility operations in the Midwest.
Parson started his Davey career in 1982 in Residential/Commercial services before transferring to utility services that year. He held positions of increasing responsibility, including general foreman, account manager and regional manager before being promoted to operations manager in 2013.
“Jeff’s vast experience with both clients and Davey employees reinforces his commitment to safe and efficient work for our utility clients in the Midwest,” said Mark Vaughn, vice president and general manager, eastern utility services.
Parson is a 1993 graduate of the Davey Institute of Tree Sciences, Davey’s flagship training program in biological sciences, safety, tree and plant care and management techniques. He is a previous 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. He is also a past recipient of the Davey Outstanding Manager Award.
The Davey Tree Expert Company’s more than 8,600 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 37 years. For more information, visit www.davey.com.