Community Service Carves a Niche for Accredited Honl Tree Care

Chad Honl’s history of caring for trees, and his passion for their well-being, led the Certified Arborist and owner of Honl Tree Care, Inc., based in Portland, Oregon, to start his business in 2009. The eight-year TCIA member company was accredited in March 2021, and Honl credits Accreditation with helping land a “huge new contract” […]

A Passion for Tree Work Leads to Accreditation for Trees by Jake

As the home page of its website so clearly points out, Trees by Jake, LLC – a second-year TCIA member company located in Tulsa, Oklahoma – is one of only three accredited tree services in Oklahoma. And they’re proud of it! Jake Emanuel, CTSP and ISA Certified Arborist, and his wife, Allison, also a CTSP, […]

Accreditation Opens the Door for Pannell Co. Utility Contracts

When Jeff Pannell and his father were clearing land and building fences in the Texas Hill Country, little did Jeff know that someday he and his future wife would be operating the largest utility-contractor tree service in that area. Kathy Pannell, Jeff’s wife, is now president of Pannell Co., a second-year TCIA member company based […]

Life-Changing Lessons Learned After Serious Incident

Because of the sensitive nature of this report and the incident that prompted it, Frank (not his real name), owner of a seven-year TCIA member company based in California, asked that his and his company’s names not be used. He came to us with the following information, saying, “I feel there’s something to be learned […]

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