Posted: Nov. 19, 2018
Kent, Ohio – Sandra Reid, vice president, corporate communications and strategic planning administration, The Davey Tree Expert Company, recently earned her certification as a strategic communication management professional (SCMP) from the Global Communication Certification Council.
Reid successfully met the rigorous requirements necessary to attain this honor. She also received a certification in communication management from the Global Communication Certificate Council in 2015.
“I’m guided by the idea that you can never stop challenging yourself or growing as a professional,” Reid said. “I hold Davey to this same standard. I plan to continue using my professional knowledge to explore creative ways to help Davey achieve it’s desired results.”
The Global Communication Certification Council, an initiative of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), represents the communication industry worldwide and serves as an autonomous governing body for the Global Communication Certification Program. The Council’s purpose is to create and maintain an internationally recognized standard of communication excellence, based on global understanding of key principles and job competencies.
Since joining Davey in 1986, Reid has worked in numerous corporate communications and marketing capacities. She has served as editor of the company magazine, The Bulletin, company spokesperson, manager of public relations and manager of corporate communications. In 2009, she was named manager, corporate communications and marketing, and oversaw the integration of Davey’s corporate communications and marketing functions. In 2013 Reid was promoted to vice president.
Reid is a recipient of the Best of Davey Leadership Award and is a former member of the Davey President’s Council. She holds a master’s degree in organizational management from The University of Phoenix and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a dual major in marketing and public relations, from Ohio Northern University.
With more than 9,000 employees throughout North America, The Davey Tree Expert Company provides solutions for residential, utility, commercial and government clients. Rooted in research, the company’s vision is to achieve balance among people, progress and the environment. Tree experts since 1880, Davey provides diversified tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental services. Davey is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the U.S. and is headquartered in Kent, Ohio.