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Posted: June 10, 2019

Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company is proud to announce the appointment of Leonardo Rivera-Barragan to district manager, Menlo Park, California, Residential/Commercial (R/C) office. 

“Leo’s attentive to our clients, listens their needs and has great attention to detail,” said Jason Evans, operations manager, Western operating group, R/C services. “He’s cultivated great client relationships throughout his career and has carried those with him into this new role. Leo also does a fantastic job engaging with his employees and makes time to get to know his team.”

Rivera-Barragan has nearly two decades of experience and held several management roles within the green industry.

Rivera-Barragan started in the industry as a Plant Health Care (PHC) technician with Safe & Beautiful, which became part of the Davey Company through an acquisition. In 2009, he was promoted to PHC foreman in Davey’s Menlo Park R/C office.

Rivera-Barragan is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist®, an ISA Certified Tree Worker and Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP). He also is bilingual. Rivera-Barragan holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Guadalajara University.  

With 10,000 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. Celebrating 40 years of employee ownership, Davey is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the U.S. and is headquartered in Kent, Ohio. Want to join us? Discover your Davey career, and apply today.


The Davey Tree Expert Company, established in 1880 and headquartered in Kent, Ohio, provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. With 11,000 employees, Davey Tree is the eighth largest employee-owned company in the U.S.

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