Posted: Feb. 28, 2018
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company is proud to announce the promotion of Matt Schaefer to district manager of The Care of Trees, a Davey Company, Barrington Residential/Commercial office.
Schaefer has been in the green industry for over 30 years and more than 25 of those years have been spent at Davey. He began his career in Davey’s Wheeling office in the Chicago market, and while there he worked as a foreman, PHC specialist and sales arborist. He then transferred to the East Dundee office where he was a sales arborist and then the assistant district manager. Most recently, Schaefer was the assistant district manager of The Care of Trees, a Davey Company, Barrington office.
“Matt brings many years of experience and expertise to this new position, and I know he will deliver excellent service for the clients in this area that he knows so well,” said Geoff Cowan, operations manager of Davey’s north central residential/commercial operations.
Schaefer holds a bachelor's degree in urban forestry from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, and is a graduate of the Davey Institute of Tree Sciences, the company’s flagship training program.
With more than 9,000 employees throughout North America, The Davey Tree Expert Company provides solutions for residential, utility, commercial and government clients. Rooted in research, the company’s vision is to achieve balance among people, progress and the environment. Tree experts since 1880, Davey provides diversified tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental services. Davey is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the U.S. and is headquartered in Kent, Ohio.