Davey Tree announces several manager promotions

In different markets across the U.S., Dash Schenck, Kevin Marks and Aaron Garver all recently received promotions.

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February 10, 2020

KENT, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company announced Dash Schenck, Kevin Marks and Aaron Garver all received promotions in their respective markets.

Schenck will now be the district manager in the Portland, Oregon, Residential/Commercial (R/C) services office. He joined Davey as a groundman in the San Francisco R/C office in 2009. In 2010, he worked as a groundman at both the Menlo Park and San Francisco offices before being promoted to plant health care technician the same year. In 2013, he was promoted to trimmer at the East Bay R/C office and in 2014 was promoted to sales arborist. In 2017 he was promoted to assistant district manager of the East Bay office and in 2018 transferred to the Portland, Oregon, R/C office as assistant district manager.

“Dash brings a wide variety of technical, leadership and business-savvy experience to the Portland team,” said Jason Evans, operations manager, Western operating group. “He has a proven track record of high-quality customer service, and does a fantastic job engaging with Davey’s clients.”

Meanwhile, Marks is now the market manager, South Central operating group, Residential/Commercial (R/C) services. In his new role, Marks will continue to report to Andy Ferguson, vice president, Western R/C operations, and will be responsible for Davey’s Colorado and Nebraska offices. Marks started his career with Davey as a plant health care technician in 1995 with the acquisition of Wilhelm Tree & Lawn Care in Denver. In 1998 he was promoted to sales and service coordinator at the East Denver R/C office. Marks was promoted to sales arborist in the Boulder R/C office in 2005 and then assistant district manager in 2012. Marks was named district manager of the North Denver R/C office in 2015.

“Kevin encourages himself and his team to perform at the highest level of safety and professionalism every day,” said Jed Day, vice president and general manager, Western operations U.S. R/C services. “With 25 years of excellence at Davey, he is a respected leader that engages with clients to exceed their needs. I look forward to the continued growth he will bring to Davey’s Western offices and the success he will have with our clients.”

Garver is now the district manager of the South Baltimore Residential/Commercial (R/C) office. Garver started at Davey in 2005 as a tree trimmer in Davey’s South Baltimore R/C office. In his 15-year career with Davey, Garver has held several client service and sales related positions, including tree care foreman, sales and service technician and sales arborist.

“Aaron’s experiences working in numerous management roles while building strong client relationships in the Baltimore area will guide him as he takes over the reins of a growing office,” said Chris Klimas, operations manager. “Clients can expect nothing but the best from Aaron and his team of experts in Baltimore.”