About Us

About Certified Arbor Care

Certified Arbor Care is a professional tree service company located in Austin, Texas. Our team of ISA-Certified Arborists have the knowledge and experience needed to solve any tree-related problem you encounter and they pride themselves on their excellent quality of work and speedy response time.

Whether you need tree trimming, pest and disease control, or emergency services, you can count on Certified Arbor Care to complete the job with the utmost professional care. We are passionate about trees, and want to help you maintain the integrity and beauty of the greenery on your property.

About Our Team

Debbie Evans

Owner / ISA Certified Arborist

Debbie has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from Stephen F. Austin State University (2000) and a Masters of Science Degree in Environmental Science from Stephen F. Austin State University (2001). She has been specifically in the arboriculture field since 2006 and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Certified Arbor Care Inc.

Debbie’s Certifications and Memberships include:

  • ISA Certified Arborist: TX – 3609A
  • Registered Consulting Arborist RCA-572
  • TDA Commercial Pesticide Applicators License:  TDA # 0727016
  • Texas Oak Wilt Certified Arborist: TOWC – 1049
  • Member of the American Society of Consulting Arborists

Debbie focuses on bids, consultations, and tree appraisals.  Should you have any questions about trees, appraisals, expert witness services, or consultations, please contact her at the office at 512.671.8733 or via email: [email protected]

Lee Evans

Owner / ISA Certified Arborist

Lee has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Forestry from the Arthur Temple College of Forestry at Stephen F. Austin State University (2001). He has been involved in the arboriculture industry since 2000 and started Certified Arbor Care, Inc. with Debbie in 2006. Currently, he is the President of Certified Arbor Care Inc.

Lee’s Certifications, Licenses, Memberships and Qualifications include:

  • ISA Certified Arborist: TX – 1339A
  • Texas Oak Wilt Certified Arborist: TOWC – 0024
  • TDA Commercial Pesticide Applicators License: TDA # 0389620
  • Tree Risk Assessment Qualified
  • Member of the Society of Commercial Arborists

Lee served on the Board of Directors for the Texas Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture from 2012-2014.

Currently, Lee focuses primarily on developing the commercial and consulting services of Certified Arbor Care Inc.  Should you have any questions about trees or our services, please contact Lee at the office: 512.671.8733 or via email: [email protected]

Steve Matcha

Director of Business Development

Steve has worked in the green industry in Central Texas for the last 29 years as an owner of SunTerra Landscape Services and as State Sales Manager for Merit Service Solutions after SunTerra’s sale in 2014 and served on the Austin Apartment Association Board of Directors from 2007-2011. Steve joined the Certified Arbor Care team in October of 2017 as Director of Business Development for the Central Texas area.

Steve’s Certifications and Licenses include:

  • TDA Commercial Pesticide Applicator License # 0205032
  • TCEQ Licensed Irrigator License # 4604
  • TNLA Certified Landscape Professional # 221
  • NAA Certified Apartment Supplier

Daniel Hayden

Operations Manager

Dan has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Urban Forestry from Texas A&M University (2008). Dan joined the Certified Arbor Care team in September of 2012 with 3 years of experience with a Central Texas Corporate Tree Care Company, and currently serves as the Operations Manager for the Austin area.

Dan’s Certifications and Licenses include:

  • ISA Certified Arborist: TX – 3748A

  • Texas Oak Wilt Qualified Arborist: TOWQ – 199

  • TDA Commercial Pesticide Applicators License: # 0710291

If you have any questions about our services or if you are interested in receiving a bid, please feel free to contact him at the office: 512.671.8733

Nathan Abbott

Senior Residential Arborist

Nathan has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Forestry from the Arthur Temple College of Forestry at Stephen F. Austin State University (2010). Nathan has been with us since January of 2011, and serves as the Residential Arborist for the Horseshoe Bay and Austin Areas.

Nathan’s Certifications include:

  • ISA Certified Arborist: TX – 3885A
  • Texas Oak Wilt Qualified Arborist: TOWC – 184
  • TDA Commercial Applicators License: #0703325

If you have any questions about our services or if you are interested in receiving a bid, please feel free to contact him at the office: 512.671.8733

Darcy Hawkins

Office Manager

Darcy joined our team in 2012 and primarily focuses on answering the phone during normal business hours, accounts payable and receivable, time sheet management, sales staff paperwork, arborist scheduling, and is a notary republic. She has 27 years of office management experience and is key to keeping our arborists organized.

We Proudly Serve the Following Austin Areas

Barton Creek, Bee Caves, Blue Lake, Buda, Cedar Park, Del Valle, Dripping Springs, Florence, Georgetown, The Hills, Horseshoe Bay, Hudson Bend, Hutto, Johnson City, Jonestown, Kingsland, Kyle, Lago Vista, Lakeway, Leander, Meadow Lakes, New Braunfels, Oak Hill, Pflugerville, Round Rock, San Marcos, Spicewood, Sun City, Sunrise Beach Village, Westlake Hills.

512-671-8733 – Austin, Texas
512-778-9533 – Liberty Hill, Texas
830-613-6171 – Marble Falls, Texas

Call us today for a FREE ESTIMATE and consultation for tree service in Austin such as tree trimming, tree removal, or stump grinding and more!