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Davey Names Richmond District Manager

Posted: April 7, 2021

Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company is proud to announce the promotion of Lawrence Eckart to district manager of Davey’s Richmond Residential/Commercial (R/C) services office. Lawrence Eckart portrait

“Lawrence’s depth of experience in both residential and commercial settings, combined with his ambition and willingness to help those around him, have proven he will be a great leader of this office,” said Phil Snyder, vice president, East Atlantic, R/C services. “He has fueled a lasting and successful Davey career, and I have the same high expectations for this chapter to come.”

Eckart started his career at Davey in 1989 as a sales and service coordinator at the Baltimore R/C office and in 1996 was promoted to sales arborist. In 2002, he was promoted to assistant district manager of the same Baltimore R/C office. Eckart helped lead the development of Davey’s presence in the Chesapeake region. He has most recently been a regional business developer with the Commercial Tree Care team serving the Maryland and Washington DC markets.

Eckart is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist® and holds licenses as a Maryland Tree Expert and Maryland and Washington DC Pesticide Applicator.

In 1991, Eckart graduated from the Davey Institute of Horticultural Sciences (D.I.H.S.) and in 1993 from 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.


The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds 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.

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