Posted: January 27, 2021

Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company is proud to announce the appointment of Thomas Whitney, Ph.D., to technical advisor within the Davey Institute. 

In his new role, Whitney will work with Davey’s offices in the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. His work will focus not only on Residential and Commercial (R/C) offices but will also actively address needs of other service lines.

“Thomas has a great deal of knowledge in the green industry and will be more than able to provide science-based solutions for Davey clients and shareholders,” said A.D. Ali, manager of technical services, Davey Institute. “I look forward to seeing the value he creates for our service lines.”

Whitney holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Gonzaga University, a master’s degree in entomology from the University of Kentucky and a Ph.D. in forestry and natural resources from the University of Georgia. His research focused on a major scale insect pest affecting eastern white pines in Southern Appalachia.

Whitney has published actively both in scientific journals and trade magazines. He earned numerous awards and recognitions including the Roger F. Anderson Award for outstanding graduate student in forest entomology and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, ground maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. Established in 1880 and headquartered in Kent, Ohio, Davey Tree is in the top 10 largest employee-owned companies in the U.S. and has more than 10,000 employees who are driven to create and deliver sustainable solutions. Discover your Davey career and apply today.

The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental and utility infrastructure consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. Established in 1880 and headquartered in Kent, Ohio, Davey has over 12,000 employees and is the ninth largest employee-owned company in the U.S. This year, Davey celebrates 45 years of employee ownership – Join us and apply today! 

Other News Posts

Kevin And Jesse
Promotion & Appointment Press Releases

Davey Canada Promotes Dykstra and Imbeault to Regional Vice Presidents

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is proud to announce the promotion of Kevin Dykstra to regional vice president, Utility, British Columbia & Yukon and Jesse Imbeault to regional vice president, Utility, Alberta & Saskatchewan.
Read More
Tacoma Opening (1)
Promotion & Appointment Press Releases

Davey Announces Three Market Expansions and District Manager Promotions in Annapolis, Md., Tacoma, Wash. and Downers Grove, Ill.

The Davey Tree Expert Company announces the expansion of its Residential/Commercial (R/C) operations in Annapolis, Md., Tacoma, Wash. and Downers Grove, Ill.
Read More
Two Employees
Two Employees

Get In Touch With Us!

We pride ourselves at Davey Tree on providing prompt, professional and personalized service from certified arborists that live, work and engage in your community. Contact one of our Davey Tree specialists for your residential, commercial, utility, or environmental needs.

Let's Find What
You're Looking For!