Posted: May 07, 2024

Ancaster, Ontario– 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.

“Kevin and Jesse are attentive to detail and have a deep understanding of the industry,” said Blair Veitch, vice president and general manager, Utility. “Throughout their careers, they have cultivated a great team environment, and we’re excited to see how they can continue to enhance their teams and projects in their new roles.”

Kevin Dykstra


Dykstra has been with Davey for 20 years and was most recently the utility operations manager in Vancouver and British Columbia. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Central American Institute of Business Administration and a doctorate from The University of British Columbia. He was a past member of the Davey President’s Council, a rotating team of managers who meet semiannually for management development and to share ideas to improve the company.



 Jesse Imbeault

Imbeault joined Davey as an equipment operator in 2002, then in 2006 was promoted to crew foreman, and in 2012 to supervisor. He was promoted to manager of Fortis and Battle River utility accounts in 2015 and Alberta regional manager in 2019. In 2012, Jesse attended the Davey Institute of Tree Sciences (D.I.T.S.), which is Davey’s flagship training program in biological sciences, safety, tree and plant care and management techniques. He is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist® and Certified Utility tree worker.


The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental solutions for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners across North America. Founded in 1880 and with Canadian operations in Canada for almost 100 years, Davey is dedicated to creating and delivering sustainable solutions as one of North America’s largest employee-owned companies. Find your place at Davey and apply today! 

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