Posted: Jan. 13, 2021
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company is proud to announce the promotion of two regional vice presidents within the Davey Tree Surgery Company, a subsidiary of Davey Tree.
Bill Heriford was promoted to regional vice president, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) operations, and David Miller was promoted to regional vice president, southern operations.
“Bill and David both have a strong work ethic and many years of experience within the industry, so I am confident in their ability to succeed in their new roles,” said Larry Evans, vice president and general manager, Davey Tree Surgery Company. “Their passion for growing the company and benefiting our clients makes me excited to see what the future holds for these two in their new leadership positions.”
Heriford joined Davey in 1983 as a field supervisor on the PG&E account in Marin, Calif. In 1994, he was promoted to field supervisor and in 1998 senior supervisor for the North Bay division of PG&E. In 2000, he was promoted to account manager, Idaho Power operations. In 2007, he returned to the PG&E account and in 2018 was promoted to operations manager. Heriford is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist®, ISA Certified Utility Specialist and Certified Treecare Safety Professional. In 1993, Heriford graduated 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. He is also a member of ISA and the Utility Arborists Association.
Miller joined Davey in 1998 as a patrolman. In 2007, he was promoted to account manager, in 2015 to area manager and in 2017 to operations manager. In 2000, Miller graduated from the Davey Institute of Tree Sciences (D.I.T.S.). Miller is an ISA Certified Arborist®, ISA Certified Utility Specialist and a Certified Treecare Safety Professional. He is also a member of ISA’s Texas chapter and the Utility Arborists Association. Miller is a current member of Davey’s President’s Council, which brainstorms and researches new ideas related to the company’s operations and presents them to management for review and consideration for implementation.
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.