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About Us - Metropolitan Forestry Services

We love trees and have been providing expert tree care, landscaping and arboricultural consulting since 1976.

Our Team

At Metropolitan Forestry Services, we expect our employees to uphold the highest standards of quality in tree care.  We’re extremely proud and grateful for everyone at MFS that spends each day working to preserve nature by providing expert tree care, maintenance, and consultation services.

Interested in joining the MFS Team? Explore careers at Metropolitan Forestry Services.

Headshot of Dan Christie

Dan Christie

Founder
Certifications
Headshot of Dan Christie

Dan Christie

Founder
Certifications & Affiliations
  • Registered Consulting Arborist #338 (ASCA)
  • Certified Forester #2156 (SAF)
  • Missouri Commercial Pesticide Applicator License #C3766
  • President of the St. Louis Arborist Association
  • President of the St. Louis Landscape and Nurserymen’s Association
  • President of Midwest Chapter of International Society of Arboriculture
  • Board of Directors of the Tree Care Industry Association

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Meggan Hargrave

President & Owner
Certifications

Meggan Hargrave

President & Owner
Certifications & Affiliations
  • ISA Certified Arborist #MW-5389A
  • Certified Tree Care Safety Professional #02987
  • Missouri Licensed Pesticide Technician #T23785

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Matthew Hargrave

Director of Operations
Certifications

Matthew Hargrave

Director of Operations
Certifications & Affiliations
  • ISA Professional Member # 257588

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Kevin Seger

Sales Arborist
Certifications

Kevin Seger

Sales Arborist
Certifications & Affiliations
  • ISA Certified Arborist #3105A
  • Missouri Commercial Pesticide Applicator License #C2036
  • 26 Years in the Business
  • Past President and Vice-President of St. Louis Arborist Society
  • Consulted for St. Alban’s Golf Course
  • Consulted for Forest Club Golf Course

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John Harvey

Plant Health Care Manager
Certifications

John Harvey

Plant Health Care Manager
Certifications & Affiliations
  • ISA Certified Arborist #MW-5496A
  • TCIA Certified Plant Health Care Technician
  • Missouri Commercial Pesticide Applicator License #C7592

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Melissa Dippel

Administrative Coordinator
Certifications

Melissa Dippel

Administrative Coordinator
Certifications & Affiliations
  • ISA Certified Arborist #MW-5392A

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Melanie Potter

Administrative Coordinator

Melanie Potter

Administrative Coordinator
Certifications & Affiliations

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Aaron Austin

Plant Health Care Technician
Certifications

Aaron Austin

Plant Health Care Technician
Certifications & Affiliations
  • Missouri Commercial Pesticide Applicator License #T15385

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Felix Salazar

Crew Leader

Felix Salazar

Crew Leader
Certifications & Affiliations

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Guy Radley

Landscape Foreman

Guy Radley

Landscape Foreman
Certifications & Affiliations

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Jerry Coffman

Plant Health Care Arborist
Certifications

Jerry Coffman

Plant Health Care Arborist
Certifications & Affiliations
  • Missouri Commercial Pesticide Applicator License #C13343

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Modesto Gonalez

Landscape Crew

Modesto Gonalez

Landscape Crew
Certifications & Affiliations

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Nate Wittrock

Trimming Crew

Nate Wittrock

Trimming Crew
Certifications & Affiliations

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Robert Knox

Plant Health Care
Certifications

Robert Knox

Plant Health Care
Certifications & Affiliations
  • ISA Certified Arborist #MW-4959A
  • Missouri Commercial Pesticide Applicator License #C7294

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Robin Hebert

Arborist Apprentice, Horticulture Student

Robin Hebert

Arborist Apprentice, Horticulture Student
Certifications & Affiliations

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Jesse Dingledine

Plant Health Care Technician
Certifications

Jesse Dingledine

Plant Health Care Technician
Certifications & Affiliations
  • Missouri Licensed Pesticide Technician #T23784

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"We were very pleased with the service and particularly the knowledge & professionalism of your staff."

– Robert and Mary K.

Our goal is to provide you with the best possible service. If you are not satisfied with any treatment or completed job, we will resolve the situation to your satisfaction. We want to do our utmost to ensure your trees and shrubs are always 'green and growing'.

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