Scott Geer – Owner / Principal Consulting Arborist
Scott Geer has a Masters Degree in Forestry from Stephen F. Austin State University and is a Board Certified Master Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture and a graduate of the American Society of Consulting Arborists Academy.
Scott Geer has a passion for trees that goes back to his academic training in Forestry and Forest Entomology. With a Bachelor degree in Forestry and a Masters in Forest Entomology from Stephen F. Austin State University, Scott went to work as a forester for a small lumber company in Woodville, Texas and then the U.S. Forest Service in Alexandria, Louisiana.
Scott began a 28 year career in the rapidly expanding information technology I/T industry in 1980 working for IBM for 18 years along with other smaller companies. While working in the I/T industry, Scott stayed current on trends in natural resources management and in 2007 decided to return to his first love. He gained his Arborist certification in early 2008 and has been working as a fulltime Arborist since then.
Scott brings a wealth of business and technical experience to his passion for trees in the urban landscape. He is a member and is certified as an Arborist by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and is a graduate of the American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) Academy.
Scott is currently the owner of, and principal consulting arborist for Tree Shepherds. Tree Shepherds is focused on the long term health and beauty of their client’s trees and provides a full suite of arboriculture consulting services. Scott and his wife, Noreen, have raised six children in Lewisville, Texas and continue to reside in that community.