Butch Everett, ISA Certified Arborist



SavATree - Tree Service & Lawn CareTerritory and Services:

Butch operates out of SavATree’s San Diego, CA branch. He provides comprehensive tree and shrub services to San Diego, Southern Orange County, and Temecula Valley, CA. Some of the most popular services provided by Butch and the team include tree fertilization, tree pruning, tree removal, tree disease treatments, shrub fertilization, and shrub and hedge trimming. If you would like to have your property assessed by a certified arborist, look no further than the professionals at SavATree. Ready to schedule your free consultation? Contact us.


Email: [email protected]

Phone: (619) 566-1020


“Started small lawn business in 1982. Became fully licensed landscape contractor in 1986. Sold business in 1995. Got my first real “job” at Environmental Care as a maintenance supervisor. In 1998 transitioned to Arborist Sales. Consistently in top 10 nationwide in tree care sales. Left EC in 2002 to start tree care division for company based out of LA County. Established tree care services in Inland Empire, Orange County, Los Angeles, Bakersfield, Ventura and San Diego. In 2008 partnered with Peter Sortwell and bought the San Diego division of the company and created Arborwell San Diego. This is my 14th year here now.”

Industry Involvement / Awards / Certifications:

  • California Qualified Pest Control Applicator (QAL)
  • ISA Certified Arborist – over 700 CEU’s
  • Registered Consulting Arborist
  • TRAQ
  • Member – City of San Diego Community Forestry Advisory Board
  • Tree Care Steward – Balboa Park Conservancy

Why Did He Become an Arborist:

“Peter Sortwell convinced me I was a natural sales leader. I took it from there. Thirty years later……I’m still selling tree work!”

Customer Service Philosophy:

“Easy….say what you do and do what you say. Treat others the way you want to be treated. As a sales professional I try and help them invest in their tree care as I would if it were me.”


“Hanging out with my adult children and one grandson. Traveling with my beautiful wife of thirty one years. We like to go a lot. We do Mexico, Vegas, Europe, cruises…….and we love camping in our RV. I like fishing, hunting and being outside.”