Posted: Feb. 9, 2015
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Co. has announced the promotion of Justin Bence to district manager of the north Minneapolis residential/commercial office.
Bence started with Davey in 2009 as a tree trimmer in the north Chicago office. In 2013 he transferred to the south Minneapolis office as a tree care foreman. In 2014 he was promoted to sales arborist.
Bence is a 2012 graduate of the Davey Institute of Tree Sciences, Davey’s flagship training program in biological sciences, safety, tree and plant care and management techniques, and in 2010 he completed Davey’s Advanced Arborist Training program. He holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental horticultural science from California Polytechnic State University of San Luis Obispo and is an International Society of Arboriculture certified arborist.
“Justin has a wealth of plant care knowledge to draw on thanks to his diverse certifications and degrees,” said Jim Houston, vice president, Midwest residential/commercial operations for Davey. “That breadth of information will serve his clients well in the Minneapolis area.”
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 35 years. For more information, visit www.davey.com.