Meet Our Team

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    MTS 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 Shepherd.

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    Arborist in Charge (AIC-1), Climber, Plant Health Care (PHC) Technician

    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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    Lead Groundsman, Plant Health Care (PHC) Technician, Climber-in-Training

    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. Esten is a Plant Health Care Expert (SC Commercial Certified Pesticide Applicator License #C0035252). 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 (1,200+ HP) or dirt biking.

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    Arborist Apprentice

    Kai is a Veteran of the US Army where he served as a Sergeant & Infantry Team Leader responsible for 5 team members and $4M of equipment. He is also a 2x Army Achievement Medal recipient! We are very grateful for his service to our great country and the discipline he brings to our organization. Kai’s desire to achieve greatness with Monster Tree Service has been self-evident since his start with us. He is smart, safe, hardworking, dedicated, dependable, humble, and kind. Kai embodies the servant leadership ethos of culture and can be absolutely counted on through thick and thin.

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    Arborist Apprentice

    Bryce is originally from Indiana and earned a BS in Natural Resources Environmental Management from Ball State University. Before joining Monster Tree Service Bryce volunteered as Conservation Corp Member for the American Conservation Experience – traveling to National Parks & Forests, camping and performing trail work and invasive species removal. He holds multiple certifications, including but not limited to: Red Cross Adult First Aid/ CPR/ AED, Wilderness First Aid, and UTV/ ATV operations. Bryce is immeasurably valued for his kind spirit, strong work ethic, eagerness to learn & grow -- and for the gratitude he has for being able to work outside while making a tangible difference in our community!

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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 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 & friends, making a tangible difference in the community. Tom and his team have been very blessed and recognized Locally (325+ Google & Facebook 5.0 reviews and 2021 & 2022 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.