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Davey Names Vice President, General Manager for Davey Tree Surgery Company

Posted: Dec. 6, 2017

Kent, Ohio– The Davey Tree Expert Company is proud to announce the promotion of Larry Evans to vice president and general manager of the Davey Tree Surgery Company, a subsidiary of Davey Tree.

Evans started with Davey in 1980 and moved up through the ranks of climber, foreman, district foreman and area supervisor in his first ten years. In 1997, he was promoted to account manager and then again to operations manager in 2003. In 2006, Evans was named vice president and in 2012 he was promoted to senior vice president.

“Larry has been a consistent and tenacious supporter of his people and the Davey Company. He has a relentless drive to improve every situation,” said Pat Covey, president and CEO of Davey Tree. “Throughout his career, he has provided our clients in the western United States with an unmatched commitment to safety, service and superior performance.”

Evans is an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist Utility Specialist and past member of the Davey President’s Council. 

The Davey Tree Expert Company’s approximately 9,000 employees provide diversified tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental services for the residential, utility, commercial and government markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. Davey has provided Proven Solutions for a Growing World since 1880 and has been employee-owned for 38 years.

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