Experience, Training & Education

We are a team of experts specializing in all facets of the "green industry." We are able to provide an integrated plan that incorporates the care of your trees, shrubs and lawn. As your partner, we are here to advise, educate, and provide information, so the choices you make allow your landscape to be healthy and beautiful for years to come. To find out more about some of the key people in our team, please read on...

Mike - President

Mike's original educational background in the industry began with his forestry degree from Michigan Technological University. He has since become a registered forester and certified arborist. He is the city forester for a few of our Metro-Detroit Townships. Mike has also dedicated his time into improving his business as well as the overall industry. He has sat on the board for a few of the local and statewide Tree Care organizations. Mike also takes pride in sustaining his business in the same community of which he raised his family in. He's taken care to employ motivated, professionally trained people that share his conviction and vision.

Cary - Vice President

Cary has over 25 years of experience in the tree industry, and has been with Mike's Tree Surgeons since its inception in 1984. As a trusted vice president, his roles have included all facets of the organization, including plant health care, sales and management.

Heidi - Arborist/Consultant

Heidi is a graduate of MSU's forestry program, is a certified arborist and joined Mike's Tree in 2001. She became a consultant in 2006 and and is proud to use her field experience as an arborist and plant health care technician to provide great service to our clients.

Gary - BioTurf/PHC Manager

Gary has over 20 years experience in Plant Health Care and Lawn Care and has been w/Mike’s since 1996. He is an accredited trainer for the MDA (Michigan Dept. of Agriculture) and teaches PHC and Lawn Care classes for the M.G.I.A. (Michigan Green Industry Assoc.) He specializes in disease diagnosis and treatment protocols. He is dedicated to providing continuing education to our Technicians so that they can offer our client’s sound, professional service and advice.

Al - Tree Care Manager

Al has over 30 years of experience in the "green industry" and has been with Mike's since 1995. His wealth of experience and arborist certification enables him to perform many duties, including managing the tree care department.

Margo - Accountant

Margo has been with Mike's since June 2000. She is a graduate of Northern Michigan University with a BS in Business Administration. Her newest hobby is learning how to knit.

Karen - Office Manager

Karen has been with the company since 1990. If you have called us in the last 15 years, chances are you have heard her friendly voice over the phone. She is a graduate of Michigan State University.

Dale - Customer Care Specialist

Dale has been with Mike's Tree Surgeons since 2002. She graduated from Oakland Community College with a degree in Landscape Horticulture & Technology. She began at Mike's as a Plant Health Care Technician and worked with our tree crews in the summer before moving into the office. Her hobbies include reading, karaoke, and removing poison ivy.

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Member Affiliations

Global Releaf Member
Global Releaf of Michigan

Healthy Lawn Program Endorsement
Healthy Lawn Program

MGIA Member

SOCWA Member

MFPA Member
Michigan Forestry and
Parks Association

TCIA Member

ISA Member

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