KENT, Ohio - Davey Resource Group, a division of Davey Tree Expert, has announced the promotion of Jack McCabe to vice president of DRG Utility Operations, where he will oversee all aspects of the Davey Resource Group utility business.
McCabe, a 15-year employee of Davey, joined DRG in 1999 as a senior consulting utility forester on Davey’s Pacific Gas & Electric Company pre-inspection account. In 2006 he earned a promotion to western region production manager for DRG, and in 2009 he was promoted to western region operations manager for DRG.
As a Davey employee, McCabe has served as a member of numerous environmental and industry leadership bodies, including the Utility Arborist Association; the California Urban Forests Council; and the state of California’s Urban Forest Advisory Committee. He has earned several awards and honors at Davey, including receiving the Davey Outstanding Manager Award at the 2004 National Managers’ Meeting and a Davey Leadership Award at the 2013 managers’ meeting. He also served on the Davey President’s Council from 2009 through 2011.
McCabe is a graduate of the University of California-Santa Cruz and holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies with an emphasis on urban and natural resource planning.
“Throughout Jack’s career he has demonstrated the ability to navigate changing business conditions while building cohesive teams dedicated to exceeding client expectations,” Brent R. Repenning, vice president and general manager of Davey Resource Group, said. “Jack will help further our goal of growing the Davey Resource Group as a leading consultant in the industry.”