Posted: January 31, 2019

Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company is proud to announce the promotion of Rich Wiland to district manager of the Naples/Fort Myers, Florida, Residential/Commercial (R/C) office. 

Wiland started his career with Davey in 2009 as a climber trainee at the Naples office. He was quickly promoted to a Plant Health Care coordinator. Wiland started working part-time on the sales team in 2013 and became a full-time sales arborist in 2014.

“Rich’s talent for customer service and genuine consideration for his clients and fellow employees, as well as his drive to succeed, have continued to move him forward at Davey and benefited the Southwest Florida region,” said Keith Francies, operations manager, Southeast R/C operating group.

Wiland is a 2014 graduate of 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’s also an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist®, holds a Florida Certified Pest Control Operator License and has a Collier County Business License.

With nearly 9,500 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. Celebrating 40 years of employee ownership, Davey is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the U.S. and is headquartered in Kent, Ohio. Want to join us? 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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