Integrity Tree Services’ Name Encompasses Its Mission Statement

Sometimes a name says it all, and according to Phil Sims, CEO of Integrity Tree Services – a 22-year TCIA member company based in Grandville, Michigan – integrity is one of the core virtues of the company. “Our mantra today is to positively impact people for the better,” he says. “Our desire is to truly […]

STIHL Steps Up to Sponsor Students for TCI Virtual Summit ’21

Unprecedented times call for creative solutions, and that certainly was the case as Stihl and the Tree Care Industry Association Foundation (TCIAF) joined forces to find a way to involve students in this year’s Virtual Summit ’21, being held January 13-15. The decision not to hold TCI EXPO this past fall because of the COVID-19 […]

Utility Contractor Accreditation Gives Boost to Barnes Tree Service

Carrying on the family tree care business takes on new significance when that traditionally male-dominated business is taken over by two sisters. Such was the case when Kim Fleurent and her sister, Brenda Sylvia, CTSP, came into ownership of their father’s long-time tree care company, Barnes Tree Service, Inc., a 26-year TCIA member company based […]

Dual Accreditation Sets YTS Apart from Other Tree Services

Hard work and attention to detail are what Keith Yetzer says helped his business – YTS Companies, LLC, a seven-year TCIA member based in Maple Grove, Minnesota – earn its original Residential/Commercial Accreditation back in March 2016. Then, when it was time to go through their first Accreditation renewal this past spring, Yetzer says they […]

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