Posted: January 28, 2021

Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company is proud to announce the promotion of Jonathan McNeil to district manager of Arborguard Tree Specialists, a Davey company, in Atlanta. 

Jonathan McNeil portrait

McNeil started his career at Davey through the acquisition of Arborguard Tree Specialists in 2017 as an assistant district manager. Previously, McNeil started with Arborguard in 2000.

“Jonathan brings a wealth of knowledge gathered over his 21-year career in the green industry,” said Keith Francies, operations manager, Southeast, R/C services. “His knowledge combined with his get-it-done attitude and enthusiasm for his new role will help him excel with his added responsibilities.”

McNeil is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist® and a Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) through the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA).

He is also a graduate of Georgia Southern University where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in natural resources management.


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, 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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