A pioneer in the Tree Care industry, Mike is an ISA Certified Arborist, Qualified Applicator, and leader of our ownership team at Capital Arborists. He started his career in the tree care industry and studied at the University of Maryland before moving to California in 1996.
Driven by a mission to provide new and unparalleled excellence in the Tree Care Industry, Mike founded Capital Arborists in 2010 with co-owners Jeff, Lisa, and Lucy.
Mike is known for being a wealth of horticultural knowledge and inspiring those around him to succeed in the field. He fosters long-term relationships with his clients and their trees and enjoys empowering his clients to be the true stewards of the trees and plants they care for.
He’s spent decades propagating and caring for trees, and once had over 80 Japanese Maples at his home!
Mike enjoys long rides along the American River bike trail, refurbishing vintage pinball machines, and cheering on the Washington Capitals.
Favorite Tree: Japanese Maple
ISA Certified Arborist: #MA-0268
Qualified Applicator: #099692
Contractor’s State License Board: C27, D49