Joe started American Lawn and Tree Specialists in 2005.
Joe Perry is a husband and father of 3 children. He has lived in Maryland his entire life, a graduate of Eastern Vocational Technical in Essex, Md. and currently resides in Westminster. Some of his interests are spending time with his family, collecting and listening to music, and following his favorite sports teams the Ravens and the Orioles. He enjoys coaching sports teams that his children participate in including soccer and basketball. His family has a Yellow Lab, French Bulldog, and an African Grey bird. Joe obtained his professional lawn care license in 1996 after extensive training and hands on experience with a large lawn care company which he worked for over 11 years. Then, he started his own lawn care business in 2005 with the goal of providing more of a personalized service and exceeding customer expectations. Starting with just 4 customers, he has grown American Lawn and Tree Specialists every year with superior service and results. Today with over 900 properties we service, he looks forward to giving his team of employees a great place to work, sharing his extensive knowledge with his team and providing a service better than the competition. He currently holds the Maryland Nutrient Management Certification for Fertilizer applications and is a Certified Applicator with the Maryland Department of Agriculture for pest control, lawn care, exterior tree and shrub care, and industrial weed control. He is an active member of the Maryland Turfgrass Council and The Frederick Area Landscape Contractors and Nurserymen's Association.
Dave Setliff, Lead Technician, Tree/Lawn Specialist Dave has been with us since June of 2013. Dave Graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of Science in Forestry with an Ag minor in 1974. He started line clearing in 1975 with SEPSCO, then switched to Davey Tree. He worked at Davey in Houston, TX; Baltimore, MD; and Long Island, NY until switching back to Brickman in 1988. He was the Supervisor then moved to Operations Manager in Tree, and then continued to Integrated Pest Management in Laurel after later moving to Columbia, MD. He left Brickman in 2012 and joined Joe at American Lawn and Tree Specialists. Dave is a father to two girls and a grandfather to two boys. He enjoys hunting and fishing. What Dave enjoys most about working for American Lawn and Tree Specialists is meeting new people and the different challenges that come with the variety of work.
Mark Wood, Sales Manager Mark has been with us since March of 2014. Mark is a graduate of Towson University. He is a lifetime resident of Maryland. He enjoys Biking, Fishing, Kayaking, Skiing, Softball and being in the outdoors. He is a big advocate of Recycling and Repurposing. He enjoys helping others reach their goals. What Mark enjoys most about working for American Lawn and Tree Specialists is educating people about their lawn and trees and getting to see the quality of their property improve over time.
Mary has been with us since September of 2014.
She was born and raised in Carroll County, Maryland and graduated from Liberty High School. She enjoys spending time and making memories with her fast-growing family. Some of her favorite hobbies include boating, exploring new places and wine tasting. Mary’s favorite thing to do when she’s not working is travel. She has 10+ years’ experience in Customer Service and Administrative work. What Mary enjoys most about working for American Lawn and Tree Specialists is being able to build relationships with new clients while managing the office.