Posted: Sept. 25, 2018
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company announces the appointment of Erika Schoenberger to general counsel, vice president and assistant secretary. Schoenberger joins Davey from The Oneida Group, Inc, where she also served as general counsel.
Schoenberger held progressive leadership positions with Oneida over the past 5 years. While serving as general counsel, she led the Human Resource team, served as Senior VP of New Business Development and played an integral role in all strategic business initiatives of the company.
Prior to working with the Oneida Group, Schoenberger was a Partner at Frost Brown Todd, LLC, a national full-service law firm. Her areas of focus were in product liability, commercial litigation and high value tort actions and she gained jury trial experience in federal and state court throughout her career with the firm. Schoenberger is a graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and the College of Wooster.
“While her legal credentials are impeccable, what really stands out about Erika is her passion, experience and perspective around being a strategic partner and leader with our operations management team,” said Pat Covey, president and chief executive officer. “She brings an energy level and strategic business acumen that will elevate and protect our company, and we are thrilled to add her to the executive team here at Davey.”
With more than 9,000 employees throughout North America, The Davey Tree Expert Company provides solutions for residential, utility, commercial and government clients. Rooted in research, the company’s vision is to achieve balance among people, progress and the environment. Tree experts since 1880, Davey provides diversified tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental services. Davey is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the U.S. and is headquartered in Kent, Ohio.