Our Certified Arborists in Springfield MO

Noel Boyer – “The Tree Hugging Owner” of All About Trees

  • Owner of All About Trees since 2005, arborist since 1995
  • BS in Psychology, cum laude, from Missouri State University, 1995
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist since 1998
  • ISA Board Certified Master Arborist since 2007
  • MO Commercial Applicator C23480
  • Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Certified Treecare Safety Professional since 2012
  • ISA Midwestern Chapter Tree Climbing Champion 7 times:  ’98, ’02, ’03, ’04, ’06, ’08, and ’14
  • Currently serving on the Board of Directors for TCIA, and Finance Officer for ISA Midwestern Chapter
  • Served on ISA Midwestern Chapter Board of Directors, Tree City USA Committee, Missouri Community Forest Council, and the Ozarks Technical Community College Advisory Committee
  • Instructor for numerous classes on Tree Care safety, climbing, rigging, and proper pruning techniques
  • Married to Myria for 20 years, with two teenage daughters

“I’m a terrible fisherman but spend most of my free time at the Finley River fishing and and playing in the water.  I enjoy mowing my yard every week with my earphones and a cold beer. I enjoy traveling with my family, especially to the mountains in Colorado.”


Noel Boyer
ISA Board Certified Master Arborist®
MW-3904B


Will Branch

  • Joined the All About Trees family in 2011 after 5 years as the lead arborist at University of Missouri in Columbia
  • Partner in the company on a 10-year succession plan
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist since 2007
  • ISA Board Certified Master Arborist since 2017
  • Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) Certified Treecare Safety Professional since 2012
  • All About Trees’ Safety Coordinator
  • Competitor in multiple Tree Climbing Championships yearly since 2009, including ISA Midwestern Chapter, Charlotte Arborist Association, North American Open Masters, and the ISA North American Tree Climbing Championship
  • Head Judge at the 2018 Natural State Tree Climbing Championship
  • Served in volunteer positions with Missouri Community Forestry Council & The Midwestern Chapter of International Society of Arboriculture
  • 2019 ISA Midwestern Chapter Tree Climbing Champion
  • Passion for teaching/training:
    • Missouri Department of Conservation, Certified Arborist prep class instructor
    • ISA Midwestern Chapter:  Rigging, climbing, and aerial rescue trainer
    • Plant I.D. and Arborist demonstration for children at Barry County Youth Camp and Springfield Public Schools
  • Enjoys hunting Missouri State Champion Trees, Will has measured and submitted 7 State Champion Trees!
  • Married to Gina, with two children

“I’m an avid fly fisherman, and love spending time on the water with my friends and family.  I compete in fly fishing tournaments and love getting involved with conservation groups like Ozarks Smallmouth Alliance, Missouri Smallmouth Alliance, and River Rescue cleanup efforts.  I also enjoy finding champion trees and doing recreational tree climbs.”


Will Branch
ISA Board Certified Master Arborist®
MW-4737B


Max Prugger

  • Joined the All About Trees family in 2012, Crew Leader since 2015
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist since 2015
  • Competitor in multiple Tree Climbing Championships yearly since 2013, including ISA Midwestern Chapter, Charlotte Arborist Association, and North American Open Masters

“I love learning about trees and climbing techniques.  I love to travel and see the world, and spend a lot of my free time riding and competing on BMX bicycles.  I also enjoy floating at the river and doing recreational tree climbs.”

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Max Prugger
ISA Certified Arborist®
MW-5644A


Jacob “Pookie” Perkins

  • Joined the All About Trees family in 2014, after completing Urban Forestry training with Job Corps
  • Graduated Mtn. Grove High School in 2010
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist since 2015
  • Competitor in multiple Tree Climbing Championships yearly since 2014, including ISA Midwestern Chapter, Charlotte Arborist Association, and North American Open Masters
  • 3rd place Belayed Speed Climb 2015 MWISA TCC
  • 2nd place Belayed Speed Climb 2016 MWISA Tree Climbing Championship
  • 5th place Master’s Challenge 2017 MWISA Tree Climbing Championship
  • 1st place 2017 North American Open Masters Truewerk Master’s climb

“If I’m not at work I’m playing outdoors.  I’m an avid bow hunter and fisherman, and I love floating, camping and hiking.  I enjoy traveling to see new places whenever possible. I like rock climbing and recreational tree climbing.”

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Jacob Perkins
ISA Certified Arborist®
MW-5641A


Teri Manning

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  • Office manager at All About Trees since 2007
  • Partner in the company on a 10-year succession plan
  • BS in Psychology, cum laude, 1995, Double Minor in Criminal Justice and Chemistry from Missouri State University, 1997
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist since 2015
  • Married to Trey, with two teenage daughters.

“I enjoy going out and dragging brush with the crew when I can!  I spend my free time doing yoga, going to knitting club, watching live music, (especially Dave Matthews Band!), and working in my yard and flower beds. “

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Teresa Manning
ISA Certified Arborist®
MW-5643A


Gina Branch

  • Joined the All About Trees family in 2013
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist since 2015
  • Associates Degree in Accounting from Columbia College
  • Former Communications Liaison for the International Society of Arboriculture, Midwestern Chapter
  • 2018 MW-ISA President’s Award recipient
  • Married to Will, with a son and a daughter

“I love to spend my free time with my family camping and fishing, usually at Stockton Lake or kayaking at the river. I also enjoy going to concerts and traveling, especially long road trips on old Route 66.”

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Gina Branch
ISA Certified Arborist®
MW-5645A


Jake Murdock

  • Joined the All About Trees family in 2017
  • ISA Certified Arborist since 2018
  • Associates Degree in Natural Resource and Ecology Management

“Started in landscaping, then went to utility line clearance tree trimming, then realized my calling was urban forestry after gaining more knowledge in the science of woody plants, and the importance of maintaining our urban forests.  Hobbies include climbing trees technically and safely, both at work and for recreation.  I love anything outdoors, especially running, riding bikes, hiking, fishing, and kayaking.”

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Jacob Murdock
ISA Certified Arborist®
MW-5916A


Kaleb Puckett

  • Joined the All About Trees family in 2013, after completing Urban Forestry training with Job Corps
  • Graduated Republic High School 2010
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Tree Worker since 2013
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist since 2019
  • Competitor in multiple Tree Climbing Championships yearly since 2013, including ISA Midwestern Chapter, and Charlotte Arborist Association Tree Climbing Championships
  • Married to Brooke, with 2 boys and 2 girls

“When I’m not at work I enjoy taking trips and hanging out with my family.”

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Kaleb Puckett
ISA Certified Arborist®
IL-9111A


Jason Cutler

  • Joined the All About Trees family in 2019
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist
  • Master of Natural and Applied Science- Agriculture Emphasis – Missouri State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Education- Agriculture Education – Missouri State University
  • Missouri Department of Agriculture Pesticide Program
    Commercial Applicator License – Certification #C24134
  • Curriculum for Agriculture Science Education (CASE) Certified teacher
  • Missouri FFA Career Development Event (CDE) State Proctor
  • Midwest ISA Tree Climbing Championship Volunteer
  • Married with 2 kids

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Jason Cutler
ISA Certified Arborist®
MW-5262A


 

Joshua Beck

  • Joined the All About Trees family in 2016
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist
  • Combat Veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division
  • Married to Molly, with one son

“I love outdoor adventures, from wilderness survival skills to hiking, camping, hunting and fishing.  I enjoy reading science fiction and fantasy and playing Dungeons and Dragons.”

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Joshua Beck
ISA Certified Arborist®
MW-6040A

 


Taylor Beezley

  • Joined the All About Trees family in 2011, after completing Urban Forestry training with Job Corps
  • Graduated from Nixa High School in 2009
  • Competitor in multiple Tree Climbing Championships yearly since 2012, including ISA Midwestern Chapter, and Charlotte Arborist Association Tree Climbing Championships
  • Tree Climbing Championship Spirit of the Competition recipient.
  • Currently studying and training to pass Certified Tree Worker & ISA certified arborist credential.

“I love to be outdoors, and when I’m not working you’ll find me either at the lake or on the river.  I enjoy boating and fishing, and camping out at the lake. I enjoy brewing beer and making wine in my free time.”


VERIFY CERTIFICATIONS

All About Trees is a different kind of tree service. We prune to ANSI A300 pruning standards, and our crews are run by ISA Certified Arborists. We spend a lot of time and money on education and training for our crew, so we can stay at the leading edge of today’s standards for caring for your valuable trees. Our uniformed crews are completely covered by property damage and liability insurance, as well as workers compensation to protect our customers from potential liabilities or litigation.