Posted: Feb. 4, 2015
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the promotion of Jeff Newborn to district manager for the Kansas City residential/commercial office.
Newborn has more than 30 years of experience in the green industry and started with Davey in St. Louis as a plant health care technician. He was later promoted to sales arborist.
“Jeff brings a broad array of qualities to our Kansas City operation, including a successful five-year tour with the U.S. Navy, a bachelor’s degree in Forestry from Humboldt State University and almost 20 years in arboriculture with Davey,” said Trey Webster, Davey operations manager of residential/commercial services. “Jeff also possesses a passion for educating people about their trees.”
Newborn is an International Society of Arboriculture certified arborist. He served as a board member from 2002 to 2006 for Canopy, a non-profit that works to support the tree canopy of Palo Alto, California, and the San Francisco mid-peninsula.
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.