Shade Tree was founded in 1935 in Webster Groves, Missouri to provide contractual services to electric utilities to trim and remove trees to clear overhead distribution and transmission wires.
Our corporate headquarters were relocated to Fenton, Missouri (St. Louis suburb) in 1969. We currently have regional offices in Kansas City and Joplin, Missouri; Cedar Rapids and Dubuque, Iowa; Effingham, Illinois; and, Evansville, Indiana.
Commitment to the Community
We at Shade Tree are committed to continuing and broadening our support of the communities in which we work by:
- Identifying philanthropic opportunities that support the needs of the community;
- Widening our involvement with the diverse groups within our work territory;
- Educating communities on the ecological, technological, and safety aspects of our work;
- Encourage ever increasing volunteerism of our employees.
Shade Tree Service Company seeks to do business with minority and women-owned businesses (M/WBEs).
The focus of Supplier Diversity is to provide supply and service opportunities to qualified, certified M/WBEs in connection with the provision of materials, supplies, and services utilized by the company.
The requirements for M/WBEs are the same as for all Shade Tree suppliers, i.e., to provide the highest quality products and services at the best value.