Michael Sultan joined Davey in 2011 as a project developer. In this role, Sultan partners with energy delivery companies and communities to manage tree and land resources in the central Southern region. Sultan acts as a positive link between public utilities, energy delivery companies, right-of-way managers and the communities they serve. In addition, he manages utility right-of-way corridors to provide important environmental benefits and critical wildlife habitats. Before working with public utilities and energy delivery companies, Sultan spent more than a decade as an urban forester in Texas. With nearly 20 years of experience practicing community forestry and right-of-way land management, Sultan understands the economics and social implications of being a right-of-way steward.
Sultan holds a bachelor’s degree in forestry from Texas A&M University. He is an ISA Certified Arborist® and Municipal Specialist and a graduate of the Municipal Forestry Institute. Sultan is a past president and board director of the International Society of Arboriculture Texas Chapter and currently serves as chair of the Utility Arborist Association event committee and strategic planning team.