The Davey Tree Expert Co. in Kent has promoted three individuals.
Anand Persad, Ph.D., a resident of Streetsboro, has been promoted to manager of plant sciences research. Persad has been with the Davey Tree Expert Co. for more than 11 years. He serves as technical representative for Davey as well as leads Davey's arboriculture research of biomechanics and invasive exotic pests.
Mike Binkley of Fairlawn has been promoted to the Davey Institute's manager of Technology Development. Binkley started with the company in 1997 as a member of the Davey Resource Group.
Scott Maco of Washington has been promoted to director of Research and Development. Maco's nine years of experience with Davey have resulted in expansion, collaboration and research partnerships that benefit Davey's customers and stakeholders.