Jim Lewis joined Davey in 1999 as a consulting utility forester. Since then, Lewis has been promoted to the western operations manager, where he serves as project manager for Pacific Gas & Electric utility vegetation management projects. Lewis has worked on hurricane response teams in Baltimore and New Orleans and conducted fire damage hazard tree assessments in San Diego.
Lewis holds a bachelor's degree in forest resources and development from the University of Minnesota. He is a licensed Registered Professional Forester with the state of California and is an ISA Certified Arborist® with the Utility designation, Western Chapter.