Davey Tree Acquires Land Management Group

Davey Resource GroupDavey Resource Group, Inc. (DRG), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has announced the acquisition of the assets of Land Management Group, Inc., an environmental consulting firm based in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Land Management Group provides specialized services in wetlands science, geology, soil science, environmental permitting, marine biology and many other facets of environmental management.

“Our staff at Land Management Group is very excited to join the proud tradition and client-focused approach embodied by DRG,” said Christian Preziosi, president and environmental scientist for Land Management Group. “In particular, we look forward to both the technical and business support of the Davey Tree Expert Company as we continue to strive to provide the best services possible for our clients.”

Karen Wise, division manager, DRG, said Land Management Group is a natural fit and complement to DRG.

“They are client focused and strive to provide timely solutions to complex environmental challenges,” said Wise. “Operating in the southeast U.S. with an emphasis on coastal systems and regulations, the partnership provides Davey Resource Group with an expanded set of services, new geography, strong leadership, and a talented team of scientists. Land Management Group employees will also now have the opportunity to participate in employee ownership and enjoy the benefits of our company’s solid employee-ownership culture.”

Based in Wilmington, North Carolina, Land Management Group consults with clients throughout the Southeast. The company has more than 15 employees, and Preziosi will continue to lead the Land Management Group office as the area manager.