Meet Our Team

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    Arborist Consultant

    Paul is originally from Texas and holds a BS and MA in Theology from Liberty University. Paul leverages his diverse arboricultural, entrepreneurial, and theological backgrounds to personally connect with clients. Paul is exceptional at understanding clients concerns & objectives, developing risk mitigation plans, writing prescriptions for the preservation of trees & shrubs, and aligning proposals with client’s budgets. In Paul’s free time he is passionate about working out, mountain biking, and attending Clemson Tiger football games and is a father of two young men. Fun fact: Paul is a competitively ranked Spartan athlete.

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    Lead Climber/Field Operations Manager/Trainer

    Tommy is originally from Illinois, and a registered TCIA (Tree Care Industry Association) Climbing Instructor. Tommy is an intensely disciplined and respected leader in the Arboricultural industry with an incredible passion for sharpening his preverbal ‘saw’ and sharing his knowledge. As an Arborist, and a friend, he is a loyal mentor with exceptionally high and uncompromising standards for helping others achieve excellence. Tommy is a CTSP (Certified Treecare Safety Professional #03749) and a Plant Health Care Expert (SC Commercial Certified Pesticide Applicator License #C0032927). To remain safe and competitive in climbing, Tommy trains in his off time to stay in top physical condition. Tommy enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and exploring mountain and coastal towns with his German Shepard.

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    Climber/ AIC-1 (Arborist in Charge)

    Michael is originally from Maryland and has an Urban Forestry degree from Clemson University. Michael is an exceptionally kind and loyal leader --- a friend to all. Michael leads our crew in the Field ensuring safe operations, strict adherence to Arboricultural standards, and exceptional client satisfaction. Michael can be trusted to fulfill any commitment he makes and to do it with passion and exceptional integrity. Michael is a Plant Health Care Expert (SC Commercial Certified Pesticide Applicator License #C0033465) and an ISA Certified Arborist candidate. Michael is married and has two young children, he and his wife love taking in local events and spending time together as a family.

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    Groundsman/Tree Climber

    Esten is originally from Wisconsin, he is deeply respected for his mechanical knowledge, eagerness to learn new things, and his endless energy and optimism. Esten is ALL-IN in Arboriculture and loves that each day is different and presents unique opportunities to learn and challenge himself. He is loved by the team for work ethic, eagerness to go above and beyond, and for his incredible sense of humor. In Esten’s free time you will find him working on his modified Ford Mustang (1,000+ HP) or dirt biking.

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    Groundsmen/Plant Health Care (PHC) Technician

    A certified heavy equipment operator, Nick is originally from NY. His attention to detail, mechanical knowledge, work ethic, and sense of humor are legendary. Nick is a Root Collar Excavation & Pruning perfectionist. His careful eye catches potential issues with equipment before they become bigger issues. In his free time Nick loves to BBQ and smoke meat to a savory perfection --- with seasoned fruit tree wood of course. Nick is married, he and his wife are expecting their first born soon! They have 2 spoiled dogs and a lot of family nearby.

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    Groundsmen/Plant Health Care (PHC) Technician

    Originally from New York we are proud to have a Navy veteran on our team! Wayne is an earlier riser, exceptionally dependable, conscientious, and hard working. Wayne leverages his military discipline to help ensure all our gear has a place, and all our gear is in its place --- an invaluable roll for working safely and efficiently! Wayne is well known for his generosity, contagiously positive spirit, and creating the most original and funny Christmas gifts you will ever receive! Wayne is married, has a grown daughter, and FOUR very spoiled dogs.

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    Office Manager

    Beth is the Office Manager and the true heart and soul of Monster Tree Service of Greenville. Beth has an extensive background working for a Fortune 50/100/500 companies in Finance and Customer Service. Her care for clients is truly exceptional. Beth gets more done in a week than many do in a month --- she’s either related to Elon Musk or not of this world! Beth is married, has 3 children, 4 grandchildren, and 2 very loved dogs.

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    Owner/General Manager

    Tom is the Owner & General Manager of Monster Tree Service of Greenville. He started MTS to follow his passion --- to work outdoors, with family and friends, making a tangible difference in the community. Tom and his team have been very blessed and recognized Locally (250+ Google & Facebook reviews and 2021 Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite Award) Nationally (2021 MTS Franchise of the Year, 2020 Safety Award) and Internationally (2021 International Franchise Association Franchise of the Year). Tom is a CTSP (Certified Treecare Safety Professional #03737) and a Plant Health Care Expert (SC Commercial Certified Pesticide Applicator License #C0032926). Tom is married, has 3 children, 4 grandchildren, and 2 of man’s best friends.