STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — Nelson Tree Service, Inc., Dayton, Ohio announces the appointment of Donald L. Cox to Vice President. Cox has over 27 years experience in the line clearance industry and began working for Nelson in 1991. Cox advanced to the position of General Foreman and in 2002 was promoted to Regional Manager in the Midwest, which includes operations on the properties of Ameren UE, CIPS, CILCO, IP as well as Duke Indiana and several other utilities and co-ops.
Throughout his career he was in charge of many Storm Response Teams, coordinating hundreds of crews to various regions in the U.S. to assist in restoration efforts after catastrophic events such as hurricanes and ice storms.
Cox has furthered his education by taking courses at the University of Wisconsin, Michigan State University and The Harvard Law School. He has over 15 years’ experience in negotiations, including holding the position of Lead Negotiator on several occasions along with managing multiple Labor Agreements.
In 1996, Cox was recognized by the International Society of Arboriculture as a Certified Arborist, and in 1999 as a Certified Utility Specialist. He has maintained all requirements, which certifies him through 2011.
Cox resides with his family in St. Clair, Missouri.
Since 1919, Nelson tree Service, Inc. headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, with facilities in Ashland, Ohio, Strongsville, Ohio and offices throughout the country, provides utility companies nationwide with line clearance services. Nelson offers a full range of vegetation management including customary line clearance trimming, complete storm restoration services, herbicide application and specialty off-road trimming programs.
For additional information visit: www.nelsontree.com.