Houston, TX—The Board of Directors of Trees, Inc. announced today that it has chosen Mike English, a 37-year veteran of utility vegetation management, to serve as the company’s new president. David Fleischner, former company president, will remain Chairman of the Trees, Inc. Board and continue to have corporate oversight of Trees, Inc.
Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, English gained his first 17 years of experience in vegetation management with Blume Tree Service in Tennessee and then in Texas. In 1998, while working for Asplundh Tree Expert Co., he was transferred to Northern California with a promotion to regional manager, overseeing vegetation management crews working in one division of Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). English was able to expand operations to multiple PG&E divisions, as well as various municipal utilities, and was elected vice president in 2010. He comes to Trees, Inc. with more than 37 years of industry experience, is an ISA Certified Arborist and a member of the International Society of Arboriculture and the Utility Arborist Association.
“Mike has the experience and leadership abilities to keep Trees, Inc. moving forward in great customer service and employee safety,” commented Fleischner upon the announcement to the company’s 2,500+ employees. “He will be tasked with leading the company as it continues to expand its national presence.”
About Trees, Inc.:
Trees, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest tree service companies. Established in 1953, its experienced personnel meet the comprehensive vegetation management needs of utilities and municipalities throughout the United States. Services range from routine, scheduled line clearance to emergency storm services, as well as mechanical trimming and herbicide applications. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Trees, Inc. employs approximately 2,500 men and women. Trees, Inc. is a proud member of the Tree Care Industry Association and the International Society of Arboriculture, as well as a long-time supporter of the TREE Fund. Learn more at www.treesinc.com.