Kent, Ohio — The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced that Phil Snyder and Andy Ferguson have been promoted in the Residential/Commercial service line.
Snyder has been promoted to vice president of East Atlantic residential and commercial operations. Snyder joined Davey in June of 2008 as a result of Davey’s merger with The Care of Trees. He most recently held the position of operations manager of Davey’s Northeast Operating Group. He holds a bachelor’s degree in forest management from the University of Vermont, is an International Society of Arboriculture certified arborist and certified Maryland Tree Expert.
Davey Tree also promoted Ferguson to residential operations manager of the South Central Operating Group’s residential and commercial services group. Ferguson will oversee operations in Colorado and Texas. Most recently Ferguson served as district manager for the West Denver office. He has a forestry degree from the State University of New York and is an International Society of Arboriculture certified arborist.
Jim Stief, executive vice president, operations, said both Snyder’s and Ferguson’s past experience at the company has prepared them well for these opportunities. “Over the last several years, Phil and Andy have accomplished quite a lot despite an uncertain economy,” he said. “I believe they have the work ethic, enthusiasm and persistence to strategically expand Davey Tree in their respective geographies.”
The Davey Tree Expert Company, with U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 45 states and five provinces, provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey is employee-owned and has more than 7,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com.