Argyle-based TreeNewal Certified Arborist announced in February that Wesley Rivers, an experienced certified arborist in North Texas, has joined as a business partner as vice president of operations.
TreeNewal President David Gaona met Rivers about five years ago and has been pursuing him for three years to join TreeNewal. Rivers, 44, earned a degree in forestry from Stephen F. Austin University in 2005 and earned his ISA Certified Arborist certification in 2009. He has worked in landscaping and lawn care in Dallas for about nine years; he then worked at Alpine Tree Service and Bartlett Tree Service in Southlake until February of this year, ranking top 3 in the North Texas region and 25th out of 400 certified arborists as the top grower in the United States .
“He’s the missing link that we didn’t have,” Gaona said. “I respect his enormous character, his passion for our industry, his concern for people, the sustainability of trees and the environment. I feel that we are completely aligned spiritually and in business, and I couldn’t ask for a better partner. commercial.”
Rivers said he loved his old job, which is why it took so long to convince him to join TreeNewal.
“It took a long time for me to leave because it was such a good situation,” Rivers said. “My decision to leave has nothing to do with Bartlett; I just felt like it was a better opportunity.
Rivers said he was drawn to Gaona’s creativity, ability to think outside the box, positive attitude and believes that together they could provide great customer service, treetop jobs and a great place to work. as the business grows.
Rivers is Vice President of Operations and leads TreeNewal’s customer service, production, plant health, and team of Certified Arborists.
“It’s a lot, but he’s very capable of handling it,” Gaona said.
For help with your tree health, call (817) 769-7197 or visit www.treenewal.com to connect with the ISA Certified Tree Care Team.
About TreeNewal: TreeNewal provides expert, sustainable tree care services to residential and commercial owners across North Texas. As a family business, TreeNewal offers its clients the confidence and security that comes from working with fully insured professionals. With offices in Southlake and Argyle, our ISA-certified arborists will work to understand your specific needs to create a maintenance plan rooted in sustainability, transparency and integrity that mitigates unforeseen expenses, safety risks and City compliance issues. Healthy trees, healthy lives.