Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company is pleased to announce the addition of Lewis Tree Service of Santa Cruz, Calif., to its family of brands.
Lewis Tree has provided full-service residential and commercial tree care for almost 30 years in the greater Santa Cruz area. Founder Nathan Lewis previously worked for Davey Tree Surgery Company, a subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company, prior to establishing Lewis Tree. Lewis Tree’s employees will be continuing work with Lewis Tree as part of Davey’s Residential/Commercial (R/C) service line.
“I’m excited for my team to become part of Davey,” said Lewis. “The Lewis Tree team will not only continue to provide the quality care our company is known for but will now also have career advancement opportunities and the added support services Davey offers, which will all help us better serve our clients. Our team will now have access to the Davey Institute, Davey’s industry-leading research and diagnostic laboratory, which will help us make the best science-based decisions for our clients’ properties.”
“Nathan and the Lewis Tree team have values similar to Davey’s, and they also provide clients with exceptional service, so adding the Lewis Tree team to the Davey family will be a great fit,” said Travis Evans, market manager, Bay Area R/C operations. “I’m looking forward to working with this team and providing them with opportunities to grow in their careers, participate in our educational programs and become employee owners of our company.”
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!