Forbes Names Davey Tree One of America's Best Employers in 2018

Posted: May 8, 2018

Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company was ranked in Forbes Top 500 List of Best Employers in America for 2018.

Forbes Best Employers ranking includes two lists: one for the nation’s largest companies with more than 5,000 U.S. employees and one for mid-size companies with 1,000 to 5,000. With more than 9,000 employees throughout North America, Davey was ranked 294 on Forbes Best Employers list for large companies.

Davey is headquartered in Kent, Ohio and was one of just 21 Ohio companies to make the list. Among those, Davey came in at number seven on the list of Ohio’s Best Employers.

“It’s always an honor to be recognized by a prestigious publication like Forbes,” said Pat Covey, Davey’s President and CEO. “But seeing the Davey Company on this list is especially rewarding because it comes from our people, our employee owners, who are the driving force behind the success of this company. We will continue to work hard to foster the kind of culture that makes our employees proud to work here.”

Forbes partnered with a market research company to compile the list. They asked 30,000 people how likely they would be to recommend their employer to others, and they were also given the opportunity to nominate other organizations.

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.

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