For Immediate Release - February 18, 2008

Edmund Shebert Named Vice President - Development

Bedford Hills, NY—SavATree named Mr. Edmund M. Shebert Vice President - Development to drive the company's expansion efforts and leadership role in the green industry. Shebert will be directly involved in the recruitment, negotiation and purchase of tree care companies that compliment SavATree’s business model.

“I'm delighted to welcome Ed to the team,” said SavATree President and CEO Daniel van Starrenburg. Ed’s proven track record, unstoppable energy and financial acumen will ensure our continued success in existing and new markets. He'll be an integral member of our team, fueling new opportunities through acquisitions and fold-ins and upholding SavATree's reputation as the premier tree, shrub and lawn care company for residential, commercial and institutional clients.”

Shebert is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 40 years combined financial and executive experience. He joins SavATree from McFarland Tree & Landscape, Inc., where he served as General Manager and helped to substantially increased sales. He previously spent 15 years at The Care of Trees, as CFO and member of the executive team where he helped grow the company through acquisitions, tactical action plan development, budgeting and the establishment of internal controls. Prior to that, Shebert held Controller and accounting positions.

In his role as Vice President - Development, Shebert will report directly to Daniel van Starrenburg, SavATree’s President and CEO. For more information on business evaluation and opportunities for joining forces with SavATree, call Mr. Ed Shebert at 914-564-6638 .

About Us: SavATree is the green choice for tree, shrub and lawn care. The company is an Environmental Protection Agency Performance Track Partner, an Audubon International Partner for the Environment and accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association. Certified arborists provide expert analysis, recommendations, and environmentally sensible services to help customers maximize the health, beauty, safety and value of their landscapes. Services include tree pruning, tree fertilizer, insect control treatments, tree disease diagnosis, organic tree and lawn care, hybrid program options and more. SavATree is headquartered in Bedford Hills, NY with 19 branch offices servicing homeowners, businesses, institutions and historic properties in CT, DC, MA, MD, NJ, NY, PA and VA. For more information, please contact us.


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