Posted: Feb. 4, 2015
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the promotion of Jay Maier to district manager of S&S Tree & Horticultural Specialists, Inc., a subsidiary of Davey Tree based in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Maier started with Davey in the Memphis residential/commercial office in 1994. He founded Maier Tree & Lawn in 2000, and under Maier’s leadership the company quickly became the top tree-care provider in the Rochester, Minnesota, region. In 2009 the firm earned accreditation from the Tree Care Industry Association, and in 2014 Maier Tree & Lawn joined the Davey team through acquisition.
Maier has a bachelor’s degree in forestry from the University of Missouri and is an International Society of Arboriculture board-certified master arborist.
“Jay is a proven leader with a successful track record of providing reliable, high-quality industry leading services,” said Jim Houston, vice president, Midwest residential/commercial operations for Davey. “We look forward to continued growth in the Minnesota region through Jay’s experience and focus on client satisfaction.”
Maier’s new duties include continued management of the Maier Tree & Lawn office.
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.