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Wright Tree Service Names Jerry Black Vice President of Operations

April 7, 2022

Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, recently named Jerry Black as vice president of operations. Black has over 20 years of experience working for WTS in the utility vegetation management industry. He started his career with WTS in 1998 and has held several positions within the company including […]

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Wright Tree Service’s Tony Gadola Retires After 40 Years of Service

February 1, 2022

Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, announces the retirement of Tony Gadola, a division manager who ends his career with 40 years of service with the company. Gadola’s retirement was effective February 4, 2022. Gadola’s career with WTS began in 1982 as a groundworker, and later moved into […]

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Afton Stanko Promoted to Division Manager for Wright Tree Service

January 27, 2022

Afton Stanko has been promoted to division manager for Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee owned company specializing in utility vegetation management. Stanko, an active member of the Utility Arborist Association safety committee since 2017, has worked with WTS for 15 years. He started as a groundsperson, before being promoted to foreperson, general foreperson, division […]

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Wright Tree Service Announces Series of Promotions in Midwest and Southeast Territories

January 27, 2022

Wright Tree Service (WTS), an employee owned company specializing in utility vegetation management, recently made a series of leadership promotions in its midwest and southeast territories. Rick Clendenny has been named regional manager over two divisional territories. Clendenny, who has been with WTS for more than 17 years, joined the company as a work planner […]

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Wright Tree Service Gives Back To Remember and Honor Fallen Veterans

January 25, 2022

This past holiday season, Wright Tree Service (WTS) wanted to give back in a big way. We are passionate about our service men and women, and we wanted to do what we could to remember our fallen U.S. veterans and honor those who serve. That is why on December 18, 2021, members from our crews […]

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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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The Vondal Legacy

December 8, 2021

It is a rare occasion to hear of someone working at the same company for their entire career, but for Doug Vondal that is exactly the case and has been for 43 years. Doug started with Wright Tree Service (WTS) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa at just 18 years of age and only seven weeks out […]

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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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