We are often asked who are our
tree owners. Are they woodworkers, professionals, in the wood
industry, younger, older, large owners, 100-tree owners, individuals,
companies, institutions? The answer is yes!
Our tree owners come from nearly every age and walk of life and all types of
Our oldest tree owner was
85 at the time she bought her trees. Our youngest tree owners were not
yet born when their family members bought trees for them.
We never disclose any identifying information about
any tree owner, but these are some of the occupations, professions, and activities of the individuals and organizations for
whom we are growing trees:
Accountant, actor, actuary, addiction
therapist, administrator, advertising agency, advisor, aerospace engineer,
agricultural engineer, agriculture inspector, agronomist, aircraft inspector,
Air Force chaplain, aircraft mechanic, airline pilot (medium craft up to 747
jumbo), appraiser, arborist, archaeologist, architect, architectural millworker,
art broker, artist, arts
administrator, assistant city clerk, assistant manager, association director,
attorney, auto shop owner..
Baby, baggage handler, banker,
beautician, biochemist, biologist, bookkeeper, botanist, brand manager, builder,
building contractor, building maintenance, building materials sales, bus driver,
business broker, business development, business manager, business owner
(large and small), buyer.
Cabinet builder/maker, cameraman,
captain USN (retired), career consulting mgr., carpenter, CEO, certified
financial planner, chef, chemical engineer, chemist, chief justice, child, chiropractor, choir director,
choral manager, church, city planner, civil engineer, clinical social
worker, coach, commercial artist, commercial printer, community manager, computer consultant,
computer networking, computer programmer, computer scientist, computer systems,
conservationist, construction supervisor/superintendent, consultant, consulting
forester, contractor, controller, controls engineer, COO, corporate account
manager, corporation, CPA, counselor, cranberry grower, credit analyst, customer
Database administrator, delivery
service driver, dental hygienist, dentist, department supervisor, deputy
sheriff, designer, design engineer, developer,
dietitian, director of animation, director of finance, distribution
executive, DND (military), doctor.
E-business manager, eco-tech, economist, editor,
education, educator, electrical engineer, electrician, electronic assembler,
electronic engineer, electronics technician, emergency worker, engineer, English
teacher, entomologist, environmental engineer, environmental specialist,
estimator, executive, executive search, executive secretary, exhibit design &
Factory worker, farmer, farm worker,
field manager, finance director/manager, financial
advisor/consultant/manager/planner, fire fighter, flight attendant, flight crew,
forester, foundation manager, furniture designer, furniture manufacturer.
general contractor, general manager, geneticist, geologist, GIS analyst,
graduate student, graphic designer, greenhouse manager, guidance counselor.
Hardwood sales & milling, health care,
health insurance executive, health physicist, home builder, homemaker,
horticulturist, hospital manager, hotel administrator, housewife, housing
development consultant/project manager, human resource manager/officer.
IC design engineer, infant, instructor,
insurance agent/broker/executive, international management/sales, inventor,
investment banker, investment manager, investor, investor relations, IT
Labor consultant, landscape
lawyer, letter carrier, librarian, linen salesman, logistics manager.
Mail carrier, maintenance machinist,
management consultant, manager, manufacturers rep., marital therapist,
marketing, marketing administrator/consultant/executive/research, mason, masonry
contractor, massage & neuromuscular therapist, materials manager, MD, mechanic,
mechanical engineer, mediator, military, minister, minor, missionary, molecular
biologist, mom, mortgage administrator, multimedia designer, museum
director/worker, musician, music sales, music teacher.
Network consultant/manager, nuclear
engineer, nurse, nurse administrator, nurse anesthetist, occupational therapist, office
operations manager, optometrist, order entry, organist, orthodontist,
orthodontist, orthopedic surgeon, outside sales.
Paramedic, partnership, pastor,
patternmaker, PC tech, performance planning administrator, periodontist,
pharmacist, philanthropist, photographer, physical therapist, physician,
physicist, physiotherapist, pilot, plant manager/superintendent, plumbing
inspector, plywood manufacturer, pool service, postal worker, president (of
company), private investor, product analyst, production & operations manager,
production planner, professor, programmer, project leader/coordinator/manager,
promotional products printing, property manager, psychologist, psychotherapists,
public relations, publishing.
Sawmill owner (present and former),
sawmill operator , professor, proofreader, psychologist, publisher, real estate broker,
real estate sales, reporter, research engineer, restaurateur, retired, roofer, sales,
sales manager, school administrator, scientist, social worker, software engineer, student,
surgeon, systems analyst, teacher, technical writer, tree farmer, trustee, university director,
veterinarian, wood collector, wood retailer, wood turner, wood wholesaler, woodworker, zoo
director, and zoologist.
Even though our
tree owners' backgrounds and form are diverse, there is one common thread that we have experienced
from all tree owners - that ties us all together.
That mutual quality that
every tree owner has is a love for life and for this earth we live on, and a belief
that we all can make a difference.
Sherry and I are blessed
to be growing trees for so many wonderful people, companies, trusts and
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