|Joseph R. Paul|
Joseph R. Paul was elected vice president of The Davey Tree Expert Company. Paul will continue in his present responsibilities as treasurer.
This promotion was effective June 1. "Paul's promotion recognizes the substantial contributions he has made to Davey's success but, more importantly, it also recognizes the important role that he will play in the future direction and success of the company," said David Adante, Davey's executive vice president, CFO and secretary.
Paul joined the company on Nov. 21, 2005, as treasurer. Previously, he was corporate controller of a $300-million (manufacturing and distribution) holding company and served as chief financial officer of one of its subsidiaries. Paul;s career started with Deloitte & Touche and he has served in various capacities with a number of employers including Applied Industrial Technologies before coming to Davey.
Paul is a graduate of the University of Akron with bachelor's of science degrees in both finance and accounting. He received his MBA in finance from the University of Akron in 1986. Paul is also a CPA.
The Davey Tree Expert Company, with U.S. and Canadian operations in 45 states and five provinces, provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, commercial, utility and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey is employee owned and has more than 7,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com.