Category: Press Releases

Wright Tree Service Names Adam Larson Vice President of Operations

January 2, 2024

Wright Tree Service, an employee-owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, named Adam Larson as vice president of operations. “In his time with our organization, Adam has done an excellent job of improving our brand, performance, and growing our company to new heights,” said WTS President Wade Myers. “He’s the right person for this job […]

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Saluting Branches Day of Service

October 12, 2023

In September, Wright Tree Service (WTS) proudly renewed its support of Saluting Branches Day of Service. Saluting Branches is considered the largest one-day volunteer event in the industry and is dedicated to recognizing and honoring our veterans. The focus and goal is to make our veterans’ final resting place a beautiful and safe environment for […]

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Leaving a Family Legacy

September 5, 2023

For General Foreperson Jeff Harris, Wright Tree Service is a family tradition. It all started on a crew in Minnesota back in 1978. Mike Harris was a WTS crew leader and needed help. He told his brother, Jeff Harris, that the work would only take a couple weeks. Mike went on to a 45-year career […]

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Sheldon Kincaid Promoted to Division Supervisor

August 14, 2023

Sheldon Kincaid has been promoted to division supervisor for Wright Tree Service of Canada, a division of Wright Canada Holdings, Ltd. Sheldon has worked in the industry for over 15 years and joined Wright Tree Service of Canada in 2021, starting out as a project manager. He is also an ISA Certified Arborist and is […]

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2022 Corporate Social Sustainability Report: Wright Tree Service

April 20, 2023

We’re excited to present the 2022 Wright Tree Service (WTS) Sustainability Report, a corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. This report is the second report for WTS. WTS has built our business over the last 90 years on protecting our environment and the people who occupy it. We understand the responsibility we have as a company […]

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38 Years of Growth and Influence

March 24, 2023

For Project Manager Mitch Frye, the last 38 years with Wright Tree Service (WTS) have passed by in a blink of an eye. “I have absolutely no complaints,” Mitch said. “I am filled with a sense of gratitude. What a ride the last 38 years have been!” Mitch started working for WTS in 1984 as […]

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Wright Tree Service Celebrates 90 Years in Business

January 6, 2023

Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee-owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, is celebrating 90 years in business this year.  The WTS story started during the Great Depression when John L. and Harriet Wright founded Wright Tree Service in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1933. At that time, John operated the tools and Harriet managed the bookkeeping. […]

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Chad Berlin Retires from Wright Tree Service After 20 Years

December 29, 2022

Safety Supervisor Chad Berlin has retired from Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee-owned company specializing in utility vegetation management. Chad started his career with WTS in 2000 as a foreperson, and he was quickly promoted to general foreperson. After five years with WTS, Chad became the safety supervisor for the southwest divisions in 2005. “Chad […]

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Tim Bingaman Retires from Wright Tree Service After Nearly 30 Years

December 19, 2022

Division Manager Tim Bingaman has retired from Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee-owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, after his almost 30-year career. Tim started his career with WTS in 1993 on a six-month contract in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as a top climber. Over the years, he has held the positions of crew leader, general […]

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Jerry Ledet Promoted to Division Manager for Wright Tree Service

November 18, 2022

Jerry Ledet has been promoted to division manager for Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee-owned company specializing in utility vegetation management. Jerry Ledet has been named division manager in the south central division. He has worked in the industry for over 30 years, joining WTS as a project manager in 2009. He is also an […]

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