Business

Exit Strategies, Part 2: Keeping It in the Family

This is the second article in a series TCI Magazine will run in 2022 looking at exit and succession strategies for owners of tree care businesses. Part 1, “Demystifying Succession Planning: What’s Next for the Future of Your Business?” ran in the May 2022 issue. In the first article of this series on exit strategies, […]

Where to CASH IN YOUR CHIPS

How much wood could a woodchuck chuck …? While the answer to that old tongue twister of a riddle may not be clear, the answer to how much wood a tree care company chips is easier – too much. This is according to the operators of some tree care companies who shared their concerns about […]

Demystifying Succession Planning: What’s Next for the Future of Your Business?

This is the first in a series TCI Magazine will run in the coming months looking at exit and succession strategies for owners of tree care businesses. The series will delve deeper into some of the options discussed in this first article, as well as other methods of transition. Starting a business begins with identifying […]

A New Reality in Equipment Financing: The Environment Has Changed

If you run a commercial tree care company, finance experts say now might be the right time to buy. The COVID-19 pandemic that shut down much of the country starting in 2020 did not have a terrible impact on the tree care industry. In fact, after an initial shutdown of a few weeks, many owners […]

Excellence, Not Growth, Motivates Accredited Tip Top Arborists

Creating a tree care business based on integrity and quality control has been the focus of Jim Lewandowski’s career as owner of Tip Top Arborists, Inc., a 27-year TCIA member company based in Lancaster, California. Tip Top earned its TCIA Accreditation in January of this year, and Lewandowski and his wife, Susan Beck, couldn’t be […]

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