New ISA Certified Arborists®



Congratulations to Russell Tree Experts employees Jacob Nau, Mike Wilson, and Jay Bevard for passing the ISA Certified Arborist® exam! This exam is challenging, extensive, and a true test of arboriculture knowledge. Jacob, Mike, and Jay put the extra time in the classroom and in the field to prepare themselves for this difficult exam! This is a big deal so comment below to give these gentlemen KUDOS!

What it Means

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA): "To earn an ISA Certified Arborist® credential, you must be trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of arboriculture. ISA Certified Arborist® have met all requirements to be eligible for the exam, which includes three or more years of full-time, eligible, practical work experience in arboriculture and/or a degree in the field of arboriculture, horticulture, landscape architecture, or forestry from a regionally accredited educational institute. This certification covers a large number of topics giving the candidates flexibility in the arboricultural profession. A code of ethics for ISA Certified Arborists® strengthens the credibility and reliability of the work force. This certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute, meeting and exceeding ISO 17024."

17 ISA Certified Arborists®

With the addition of Jacob, Mike, and Jay, we are now up to 17 ISA Certified Arborists® on staff:

  • Andy Bartram / OH-6751A

  • Chris Gill / OH-6416A

  • Jacob Nau / OH-6797A

  • Jamie Ebright / OH-6291A

  • Jay Bevard / OH-6809A

  • Joe Russell / OH-5133A

  • José Fernández / OH-5129B

  • Krista Harris / OH-6699A

  • Lindsey Rice / OH-6739A

  • Mike Ames / OH-6230A

  • Mike McKee / OH-0192A

  • Mike Wilson / OH-6806A

  • Shari Russell / OH-6070A

  • Stewart Kranitzky / OH-6389A

  • TJ Nagel / OH-6298A

  • Walter Reins / OH-5113A

  • Caleb Duffey / OH-6522A