Meet Our Team
Brian Cassity, Owner & Certified Arborist
Brian received most of his horticultural training at Gateway Technical College. In 1990, he became one of Wisconsin's first Certified Arborists and maintains his certification with 30 credits per 3-year period. He has been an active member of the Gateway Horticulture Advisory Board for over 20 years. Brian has held every officer position in the WAA (Wisconsin Arborist Association) including president in 2005. He is also an ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessor.
Kevin Nolan, Certified Arborist & Sales Manager
Kevin is a Certified Arborist and has a degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. He has been with us since 2012. Kevin is on the advisory board of the Urban Forestry Program at Gateway Technical College and is on the Seno Woods Advisory Board. He served as secretary to the Wisconsin Nursery and Landscape Association. He is a participant of the citizen bat population monitoring project (BEAM), and an Audubon Society "Trees We Love" program advisor.
Kristy Garland, Office & Plant Health Care Administrator
Kristy has been with us since 2017 and has an Associate degree in Horticulture. She has been a plant health care technician since joining us and has recently been tapped as our overall office administer.
Luke, Tree Crew Leader
Luke has been with the company since 2014 and has risen through the ranks to become the "tree crew leader" since the summer of 2021.
Other Crew & Staff
Our employees are career individuals and several are Gateway graduates or in the process, having chosen this industry out of the love and care of nature. All participate in conferences, seminars, and classes to improve their knowledge for the benefit of our clients and their personal development.