Meet Klayton Soucy
CONSULTING ARBORIST AT SAVATREE
Klayton founded a successful landscaping and construction business during college, where he dual majored in Environmental Studies and History. The breadth of experience from this work led him to excel as a utility forester in Chicago, gaining rapid promotions. Subsequently, he managed a prestigious project on Oahu, Hawaii, leaving a lasting impact with his commitment to sustainability. A true industry expert, Klayton continues to inspire others while merging his love for history, environmental studies, and arboriculture.
Klayton joined SavATree in 2021 as a Branch Manager. He opened a new branch for SavATree in Monterey, CA, and then assumed leadership of the existing East Bay branch before taking over the consulting group responsibilities for California. Klayton is a dedicated consulting arborist with a passion for enhancing commercial landscapes and fostering the health of trees. With specialized expertise in tree care, commercial landscaping, and construction development, Klayton takes great pride in delivering impactful services that go beyond expectations.
As an ISA Certified Arborist (#WE-14199A) and Tree Risk Assessment Qualified professional, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every project he undertakes. His commitment to excellence is reinforced by membership in the esteemed American Society of Consulting Arborists, which continually motivates him to stay at the forefront of the industry’s best practices and standards.
Beyond his technical qualifications, Klayton possess a deep enthusiasm for teaching and coaching. Sharing his knowledge with others and empowering them to make informed decisions about tree care and landscaping is a gratifying aspect of our work.
Whether it’s partnering with commercial enterprises to enhance their outdoor spaces or collaborating with construction and development projects to preserve tree health, Klayton approaches each engagement with meticulous attention to detail and a genuine desire to make a positive impact.
Why did you become an arborist?
Through college and beyond, I delved into landscaping and tree care to make ends meet. But the allure of grand-scale environmental challenges bewitched me, leading to a path of fulfillment and growth. Management brought new revelations, igniting my passion for guiding teams, forging connections, and infusing eco-consciousness into routine outdoor work. Witnessing the impact on clients and communities, I found my purpose—a profound difference through environmental stewardship and exceptional service.
B.A. – Environmental Studies / History
ISA Certified Arborist – WE14199A
Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ)
Member, American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA)