Donald Brown Named to Davey Tree Board of Directors

Posted: March 21, 2016

Donald C. Brown has been appointed to the Board of Directors of The Davey Tree Expert Company.

Brown is executive vice president for finance and administration and CFO for FedEx Freight. Brown began his career in Ernst & Young’s audit practice in 1977. He joined Roadway Services in 1990 as assistant to the vice president and controller and later served as vice president of Human Resources for Caliber System. Brown joined FedEx Corp. in 1998 as staff vice president–controller. He held financial management positions at FedEx Corporate Services and FedEx Logistics before joining FedEx Freight in 2001 as senior vice president and CFO.

A Northeast Ohio native, Brown graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is a member of the Board of Advisors for Miller Transfer & Rigging, and a past member of the Board of Directors and treasurer for the Memphis Development Foundation. He serves as an advisory board member of the Kent State University College of Business Administration National Advisory Council.

The Davey Tree Expert Company’s more than 8,600 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 more than 37 years. For more information, visit www.davey.com.

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