In this Landscape Management article, Pat Covey chairman, president and CEO talks about the recent corporate renovations at Davey and what it means for the future.

Posted: March 21, 2024

The Davey Tree Expert Co. — No. 2 on the 2023 LM150 list — recently welcomed guests to its corporate headquarters to celebrate 45 years of employee ownership. The company welcomed visitors with a tour of the recently renovated third wing, which opened to employees in January 2024 and added 70 new jobs to Kent, Ohio. 

“Everybody can be an owner,” said Pat Covey, president and CEO at Davey Tree. “We have over 6,000 owners. There’s no major owner that has a big piece of the company. We are the poster child for the widespread ability to invest in a company that you work for. I thank everybody who continues to lean into employee ownership and represents the best of what we can offer every day.”

Additionally, the company celebrated the declaration of March 15, 2024, as “The Davey Tree Expert Company Day” in Kent.

To read more about Davey's renovation, click here.

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 has over 12,000 employees and is the ninth largest employee-owned company in the U.S. This year, Davey celebrates 45 years of employee ownership – Join us and apply today! 

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