July Climber of the Month


Name: Scott Meeks

Birthday: 11/11/89

Favorite Tree: Swamp White Oak

Arborist ID and # of years: 4 years

1.) How long have you been working at Joseph Tree?

I have worked at Joseph Tree for 5 years but have had 9 years of experience in the tree care industry.

2.) How did you end up in the tree care industry and what is your favorite part about it?

After coming home from Afghanistan, I was looking for a job and found tree work in Columbus. My favorite part about working for a tree service is the equipment I get to operate and the large tree removal jobs.

3.) Favorite thing to do while at Joseph Tree?

My favorite thing to do at Joseph Tree is to climb the large trees we will be removing and all of the different equipment that I am able to operate on a daily basis.

4.) What’s your favorite thing to do while not at work?

Anything in the outdoors! I love to fish, shoot long-range targets, and spending time with my wife and newborn son.

5.) Favorite movie?

Too many to name. My favorite genres are war, action, and comedies.

6.) Favorite vacation spot?

Traveling to Tennessee with my family.

7.) Any random facts about you that you could share?

Mullets are my favorite hairstyle and I’ve wrestled a bear before.