Posted: August 25, 2014
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the promotions of Michael McCollum and Kevin Bauer within Wolf Tree, a Davey Company.
McCollum (right) is being promoted to the position of regional vice president of Wolf Tree. McCollum, who holds a bachelor’s degree in ornamental horticulture and landscape design from the University of Tennessee, started at Wolf Tree in 2009 as a plant health care technician. In 2010 he earned a promotion to residential manager and oversaw residential operations along with local utility contracts. In 2013 he earned a promotion to operations manager.
Bauer (left) is being promoted to the position of operations and financial manager of Wolf Tree. He started in 2004 as an operations administrator in the eastern utility service line. By 2012 he was promoted to business manager of eastern utility, and in 2013 he earned a promotion to operations manager of Wolf Tree. Bauer holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Miami University and a master’s degree in business administration from Cleveland State University.
“Kevin and Michael are both proven leaders,” said Mark Vaughn, vice president and general manager, eastern utility services, for Davey Tree. “Both are committed to the growth and development of the Davey company.”
Wolf Tree, a wholly owned subsidiary of Davey Tree, is headquartered in east Tennessee and specializes in utility, residential and commercial tree care.
The Davey Tree Expert Company, with U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 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 has been employee owned for 35 years and has more than 7,800 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com.