KENT, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company has appointed Tim Bushnell to arborist skills specialist for the Davey Institute arboriculture training program. He will focus on the development of Davey’s skills trainers network centered on safety, new climbing gear, techniques, and mentorship for field employees.
Bushnell is an ISA Certified Arborist and is a Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Certified Treecare Safety Professional. He has over 30 years of industry experience, working for Sherrill Tree as national account manager and production/sales arborist before joining Davey.
He served as chairman for the ANSI A300 committee, has contributed to the ANSI Z133 committee and was the head technician at the International Society or Arboriculture’s (ISA) International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) event for six years.
“Davey has a proud commitment to a science-based approach to arboriculture and an exceptionally skilled workforce,” said Greg Ina, executive vice president of The Davey Institute and employee development. “Tim is a seasoned member of the green industry, and the addition of his leadership and expertise to our arborist training team will be a key asset to employee development, training and safety for our employee-owners.”