Posted: Aug. 6, 2018
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company is proud to announce the appointment of Tim Bushnell to arborist skills specialist for the Davey Institute arboriculture training program. He will focus on the development of Davey’s skills trainers network centered on safety, new climbing gear, techniques, and mentorship for field employees.
Bushnell joins Davey with more than 30 years of industry experience and leadership. Prior to Davey, Bushnell worked for Sherrill Tree as a national account manager, and production/sales arborist. He has served as chairman for the ANSI A300 committee, contributes to the ANSI Z133 committee and was the head technician at the International Society or Arboriculture’s (ISA) International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) event for six years.
“Davey has a proud commitment to a science-based approach to arboriculture and an exceptionally skilled workforce,” said Greg Ina, executive vice president of The Davey Institute and employee development. “Tim is a seasoned member of the green industry, and the addition of his leadership and expertise to our arborist training team will be a key asset to employee development, training and safety for our employee-owners.”
Bushnell is an ISA Certified Arborist® and is a Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Certified Treecare Safety Professional.
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.