Meet The Team That Makes It Happen

Our Tree Team

Meet the Team 1

Glen Harvey

Tree Service Director/ Salesman

Glen Harvey

Tree Service Director/ Salesman

Glen, a certified arborist who specializes in tree sales and consulting, also fills the role as director of safety among other fill-in positions. Outside of performing his job duties, Glen enjoys golfing, camping, target shooting during the summer months, and snowmobiling in the winter. Glen's favorite part of working for Firman Tree Service is having the opportunity and encouragement to learn and grow with the company over the years. He also enjoys giving sound, honest advice to our clients to provide them with the best possible service and outcomes.

Meet the Team 2

Alex Moore

Tree Service Assistant

Alex Moore

Tree Service Assistant

Alex is a member of our tree service. Outside of work, he enjoys hunting and helping his family. He aims to put 100% effort into everything he does. His coworkers are his favorite part of his job!

Meet the Team 3

Toby Bunting

Tree Foreman/ Climber

Toby Bunting

Tree Foreman/ Climber

Toby's days at work are spent leading crews and climbing to remove trees. Outside of work, he is an avid hunter/outdoorsman! Toby likes that his job allows him to see the world from a different angle.

Meet the Team 4

James Martin

Tree Assistant/ Climber

James Martin

Tree Assistant/ Climber

James is a member of our tree crew and climber.

Meet the Team 5

Bruno Carusi

Tree Crew Member

Bruno Carusi

Tree Crew Member

Bruno is a part of our tree team!

Our PHC Team

Meet the Team 6

Burt Schmelzenbach

PHC Specialist

Burt Schmelzenbach

PHC Specialist

Burt, a certified arborist, is a highly knowledgeable team member who specializes in identifying and treating tree diseases. He is a true "tree hugger" and loves to share his knowledge and skills with others in order to keep northern Michigan's trees healthy and beautiful.

Meet the Team 7

Josh Plevinski

Tree Assistant/ Climber/ PHC Assistant

Josh Plevinski

Tree Assistant/ Climber/ PHC Assistant

Josh spends his work day taking care of trees through plant health care and helping other climbers in need. Outside of work, Josh enjoys riding his dirt bike, hiking, and disc golf. He hopes to go on a cruise someday and explore the world! His favorite part of working at Firman Tree Service is the people he works with and the opportunity to make our world more beautiful!

Our irrigation Team

Meet the Team 8

Obik Adams

Irrigation Install Foreman

Obik Adams

Irrigation Install Foreman

Obik, a certified irrigation contractor, directs the irrigation installation crews and troubleshoots systems. Outside of work, he likes to spend his free time fishing. His favorite part of his job is digging!

Meet the Team 9

Sean Haight

Irrigation Service Technician

Sean Haight

Irrigation Service Technician

Sean's responsibilities are to maintain adequate and efficient watering on landscapes. His favorite hobbies outside of work include spending quality time with his family, outdoor activities, and playing hockey. Sean's favorite part about his job is solving complex problems, maintaining satisfaction, and being able to work in places with a lot of great views.

Meet the Team 10

Mack McKinstry

Irrigation Salesman/Technician

Mack McKinstry

Irrigation Salesman/Technician

Mack, an irrigation salesman and technician, is also a certified irrigation contractor. Outside of work, Mack enjoys the outdoors (primitive camping/hiking/kayaking) with his wife and kids, being involved in his local church, traveling/road trips, and deep sea fishing. Mack's favorite part of working at Firman is working with people (both our team and the customers we serve). Whether it be the comradery experienced when tackling a big challenge with the crew, or seeing the smile on a customer's face when we get their irrigation working, people are at the heart of what he does!

Meet the Team 11

Sam Mussio

Irrigation Service Technician

Sam Mussio

Irrigation Service Technician

Sam is both an irrigation install foreman and technician. Outside of work, Sam enjoys fishing and spending time with his wife. Sam's favorite part of working at Firman is being outside everyday and seeing the beautiful views of northern Michigan!

Meet the Team 12

Daniel Withey

Irrigation Service Technician

Daniel Withey

Irrigation Service Technician

Daniel starts, maintains, and winterizes irrigation systems. Outside of work, he enjoys writing, beating his little brother at everything, and traveling northern Michigan with his wife. He appreciates the autonomy his work provides through freedom in problem solving.

Meet the Team 13

Luke Firman

Irrigation Apprentice

Luke Firman

Irrigation Apprentice

Luke assists the irrigation install crew in between during his college breaks. He is currently a college student studying to be a pastor. Luke spends his free time volunteering at his local church by maintaining the building/property and investing his life into teens and kids. He enjoys spending time with family and talking to his fiancé.

Meet the Team 14

Mike Acrey

Irrigation Apprentice

Mike Acrey

Irrigation Apprentice

Mike works with the install crew and is responsible for ensuring efficient setup and maintenance of irrigation systems. Outside of work, Mike volunteers for the local homeless shelter by doing innkeeping, maintaining the property lawn, painting, and some gardening projects. He encourages residents to help them achieve their goals. Mike also enjoys collecting petoskey stones, polishing rocks, camping, and fishing. He loves working with his incredible team everyday. Their support make work fun, and he feels a sense of loyalty working with them and the company.

Meet the Team 15

Brett Spaniak

Irrigation Apprentice

Brett Spaniak

Irrigation Apprentice

Brett is a member of our irrigation installation crew. Outside of work, he enjoys fishing and traveling. His favorite part about his job is being outside.

Meet the Team 16

Rick Quinton

Irrigation Service Technician

Rick Quinton

Irrigation Service Technician

Rick is an irrigation service technician. He specializes in troubleshooting irrigation issues in order to keep our clients' lawns looking beautiful. Outside of work, he enjoys working on old cars. His favorite part of his job is all of the comradery!

Our Administrative Team

Meet the Team 17

David Firman

Company Owner

David Firman

Company Owner

Dave is the owner and founder of Firman Irrigation and Tree Service. He is both a certified arborist and certified irrigation contractor and designer. Outside of work, he enjoys going to the gym, reading, spending time with family, traveling, and adventure. Although he does not work with the crews much anymore, he still loves to climb trees!

Meet the Team 18

Sophia Morais

HR/ Operations Manager

Sophia Morais

HR/ Operations Manager

Sophia spends her workday putting together the schedule, assisting both customers and employees, and building team morale. Outside of work, she enjoys coaching softball and spending summer in beautiful northern Michigan. Her favorite part of work is listening to employee concerns and creating solutions to build company morale and providing customers with great service!

Meet the Team 19

Jenny Jones

Finance Director

Jenny Jones

Finance Director

Outside of performing payroll and maintaining the accounts, Jenny enjoys working in her yard and taking her side-by-side for rides down trails. Jenny's favorite part of working at Firman is learning the financial side to running a business and being able to help customers with their invoicing questions.

Meet the Team 20

Katie Scally

Finance Assistant/ Marketing

Katie Scally

Finance Assistant/ Marketing

Katie spends a majority of her workday invoicing completed work but also assists with marketing and customer service. Outside of work, she enjoys fashion, traveling, and taking walks with her husband!

Our Shop Maintenance Team

Meet the Team 21

Steve Conrad

Mechanic/ Shop Manager

Steve Conrad

Mechanic/ Shop Manager

Steve works to maintain/repair all of the company equipment and vehicles. Outside of work, he enjoys hunting, camping, hiking, hobby farming, and working with his saw mill. Steve enjoys the responsibility that his job requires and works to keep equipment downtimes to a minimum.

Meet the Team 22

Ken Kinkle

Yard Master

Ken Kinkle

Yard Master

Ken spends his work day sizing and trimming saw logs, processing firewood, and assisting tree crews. He also delivers firewood, woodchips, and mulch. Outside of work, Ken enjoys hunting and fishing with his grandkids . Ken's favorite part of working at Firman is being able to work by himself and seeing a nice load of saw logs go out!

Meet the Team 23

Pickles

Shop Supervisor

Pickles

Shop Supervisor

Pickles runs the show. From supervising at our shop, hanging out under our saplings waiting to be planted in your yard, and sneaking into trucks in attempt to join the crews, Pickles is always working hard, or hardly working? All we know is that Pickles gets paid on the daily with love and attention and food from everyone of us.