Chris Ritschard, ISA Certified Arborist

ISA Certified Arborist

Territory and Services:

Chris operates out of SavATree’s Portland, OR branch. He provides comprehensive tree and shrub services to Southwest Washington and the Portland Metro Area. Some of the most popular services provided by Chris 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]

Cell Phone: (503) 858-7360


Chris attended 2 years of college, engaging in general studies and horticulture.


  • Started PHC in 1975
  • Began climbing in 1980
  • Management experience from 1985-2013
  • Sales experience 2013-present
  • Certified Arborist since 1990
  • OR Commercial Pesticide Operator 1977-2020

Why He Became An Arborist:

“Enjoy working outside, trees, forestry, and meeting new people.”

Customer Service Philosophy:

“Listen, teach, solve.”

Community Involvement & Other Notable Information:

  • Friends of Trees (tree planting)
  • Arborist’s in the Arboretum


Chris has been married since 1990 and has three grown children. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, camping and sports.