Michael Sultan joined Davey in 2011 as a project developer. In this role, and has since been promoted to market manager. Sultan partners with energy delivery companies and communities to manage tree and land resources in the central Southern region. Sultan acts as a positive link between public utilities, energy delivery companies, right-of-way managers and the communities they serve. In addition, he manages utility right-of-way corridors to provide important environmental benefits and critical wildlife habitats. Before working with public utilities and energy delivery companies, Sultan spent more than a decade as an urban forester in Texas. With nearly 20 years of experience practicing community forestry and right-of-way land management, Sultan understands the economics and social implications of being a right-of-way steward.
Sultan holds a bachelor’s degree in forestry from Texas A&M University. He is an ISA Certified Arborist® and Municipal Specialist and a graduate of the Municipal Forestry Institute. Sultan is a past president and board director of the International Society of Arboriculture Texas Chapter and currently serves as chair of the Utility Arborist Association event committee and strategic planning team.