*Industry Credits Offered*
TOM BRADY Tree Warden &Town Arborist for the Town of Brookline, MA - MCA Over 30 years in the industry, Tom has operated an independent business in the Boston area since 1986. He has also held both the Tree Warden and Arborist positions for the town of Brookline, MA for 15 years now. Though not the Superbowl champion we envision when we hear the name, Tom may look quite familiar to you as he has been a presenter at New England Grows and has been a guest speaker at symposiums and workshops throughout New England. With top-notch skills and proven talent, Tom has a great deal of insights and knowledge to offer!
STEVE DEVOE Certified Arborist at Waverly Development -MCA, MCLP With an astounding 42 years in the industry, Steve is currently with Waverly Development. As a MassachusettsCertified Arborist, Steve is dedicated to the industry and is a valuable asset to all who know him. He has been a reliable instructor for Northeast Nursery and received rave reviews at last year’s planting and pruning event. Steve holds MCA, MCLP, ISA and ISA TRAQ certifications as well as a Commercial Pesticide Applicators License.
BERNIE GIAMBERARDINO Operations Manager at Northeast Nursery - MCLP, MCA Having been in the green industry for over 26 years (with 12 of those in the Nursery industry), Bernie is an esteemed Operations Manager at Northeast Nursery, holding both MLP & &CA certifications. Previously a Senior Account Manager at places such as the Boston Christian Science Center, Gillette Stadium and Museum of Fine Arts, Bernie’s extensive background as a MA state certified arborist and landscape professional means our customers have a tremendous resource to tap into. As most people already know, Bernie’s smile is contagious and his knowledge, unsurpassed!
MELISSA LEVANGIE Director Marketing &&Sales SHELTER Tree, Inc. Tree Warden for the Town of Petersham, MA – MCA, ISA, TRAQ, CTSP Over 19 years in the industry, Melissa has served passionately in a multitude of capcities: Owner and operator of a consulting firm, practitioner, and instructor of pruning classes, aerial rescue and climbing practices, tree biology and health, tree inventories, tree risk techniques, and chainsaw skills to industry professionals, garden centers, university certificate programs, Master Gardeners and green industry professionals alike. Melissa holds the following qualifications: Massachusetts Certified Arborist ISA Certified Arborist, and Climber Specialist ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified TCIA Certified Tree Safety Professional