Category: Press Releases

David Craddock Promoted to Division Manager for Wright Tree Service

December 31, 2021

David Craddock has been promoted to division manager for Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee owned company specializing in utility vegetation management. Craddock, an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist, has been in the utility vegetation management industry for 22 years and the utility industry for 32 years. He joined WTS in 2021 as a […]

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Wright Tree Service Promotes Ever Acosta to Division Manager Over New Division

December 28, 2021

Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, promoted Ever Acosta to division manager in a newly created division for the company. Acosta, who started his career with WTS in 2004, began as a groundsperson before being promoted to a foreperson, general foreperson, project manager, division supervisor, and division manager […]

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Wright Tree Service Appoints Wade Myers as President

October 25, 2021

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (October 25, 2021) – Wright Tree Service today announced that its board of directors has appointed 34 -year industry leader Wade Myers as president. Promoted from the position of senior vice president of operations, Myers will continue to focus on the company’s mission of safety and operational excellence while bringing a […]

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Wright Service Corp. Announces Passing of Wright Tree Service President and COO Will Nutter

September 17, 2021

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (September 17, 2021) – The Wright Service Corp. Board of Directors and executive leadership are deeply saddened to announce today that its Senior Vice President and COO Will Nutter died late Thursday as a result of a motorcycle accident. Chairman and CEO Scott Packard said, “It is with great sadness that […]

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Wright Service Corp. Announces Nonprofit to Further Efforts Toward Carbon Neutrality

April 20, 2021

Wright Service Corp. launched a nonprofit organization in December 2020 called Wright Foundation for Sustainability and Innovation (WFSI). The nonprofit aims to foster innovative sustainability initiatives that make a positive impact on the planet by reducing carbon emissions and promoting carbon positive practices. WFSI will run independently from Wright Service Corp. and its family of […]

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Wright Tree Service Acquires Flory Backhoe, Inc. Assets Adding New Services in the Midwest

April 6, 2020

Wright Tree Service, an employee-owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, expanded their services in the Midwest after acquiring the assets of Flory Backhoe, Inc., a Kansas-based excavation company founded in 1999. With this transition, Wright Tree Service will begin offering additional services in the Midwest including; Right-of-Way preparation and restoration, utility installation in housing […]

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Wright Tree Service Names Gilmore to Division Manager and Larson to Regional Manager

June 29, 2018

Wright Tree Service, an employee owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, recently named Jeffrey Gilmore division manager and Adam Larson regional manager. Collectively, the two bring to their new positions more than 40 years of experience in utility vegetation management. As division manager, Gilmore will oversee operations in Indiana, and Larson, as regional manager, […]

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Wright Tree Service Names New Senior Vice President and Vice President

January 31, 2018

Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, recently named Wade Myers as senior vice president and Rick Bonifas as vice president. These changes are effective January 1, 2018. Myers has been with WTS for more than 30 years, and has worked in operations throughout his career, holding almost every position […]

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