Monday, November 9, 2015

ArborMAX Agent Rick Weden to Speak at TCI Expo on Controlling Workers’ Compensation Costs

Rick Weden, a senior account executive of the Tree Care Division at Corcoran & Havlin Insurance Group out of Wellesley, Massachusetts, will be presenting on this hot topic at the TCI Expo again this year!

Check him out at 4:15 pm on Thursday, November 12th at the Expo. Location TBD.

Key points to be covered include:
Worker Classification, Policy Audits (best practices)
Managing Claims, as well as examples of inner company changes that owners should be on the look-out for as these could result in increased premiums in the future.

 For more information about Corcoran & Havlin Insurance Group,

Visit the ArborMAX Team at the 2015 TCI Expo!

Make sure to check out the
Georgetown Insurance booth located next to ArborMAX!
 Matt Simmons and Ben Simmons are preferred agents and maintain offices in Silver Spring and Frederick, Maryland.
Check them out at!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Introducing your New ArborMAX Program Manager: Jeffry Blackman, CIC

Effective October 1, 2015, Jeffry Blackman will oversee ArborMAX as the Program Manager. Jeff previously served as an underwriter with the ArborMAX Program and has been with the company since 2004. He is an experienced primary and excess casualty underwriter, specializing in the tree care industry. His underwriting, management and customer service skills make him the perfect fit to lead the ArborMAX program. Blackman earned his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) in 2006 and is currently working toward completing his CPCU designation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Davenport University.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Upcoming Arborist Industry Events

Illinois Arborist Association Annual Conference | Tinley Park, IL | October 19-21
Kentucky Arborist Association Annual Conference | Covington, KY | October 22-23
New England Chapter ISA Annual Conference | North Conway, NH | October 25-27
Trees South Carolina Annual Conference | Folly Beach, SC | October 29-30
TCI EXPO 2015 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | November 12-14 | World’s Largest Tree Care Industry Trade Show & Conference – Thousands of Tree Care Professionals will be participating in the 25th annual TCI EXPO! ArborMAX will be exhibiting!
New England Grows | Boston, MA | December 2-5  ArborMAX will be exhibiting!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

2015 TCIA Membership - Make sure you have all the right tools!

Membership in TCIA may be one of the most strategic steps you will ever take to grow your tree care business and rise above the competition.
NEW! For a limited time only, first-time member special - $195* for your first year as a member! This is a 54% savings off our regular first-time member enrollment.
*Does not apply to Manufacturing, Distributorship or Service providing companies.

Contact/Request Information
If you have questions or would like more information about TCIA membership, contact Dave Lee or Brenda French.

Click here to view Membership Insert (originally published in the June 2014 edition of TCI Magazine) and find out why more than 2,200 tree care companies – and 14,000 tree care professionals worldwide – are members of the only tree care company association in the world.