Gary and Linda Abrojena started Evergreen Tree Care in 1980 at the age of 22. High-school sweethearts in Hawaii, they had moved to Walnut Creek in 1977. They have 3 sons who are all involved in the business.
Gary is a Certified Arborist, Certified Tree worker, Crane Operator and Qualified Tree Risk Assessor. Linda has been a Certified Arborist since 1996. Together they have a special respect and appreciation for trees and the craft of Arboriculture.
Gary loves to climb trees and loves competition. He has been a Tree Climbing Competitor on local, regional and International levels from 1993 to 2005 and won the Western Chapter Championship 5 times to represent the chapter at the International Championships. Gary loves people and has always endeavored to mentor, train and set an example for the next generation of Arborists and Treeworkers. Gary and Linda have volunteered their time and skills for the local and International ISA organizations, local California, Hawaii, Nevada and Arizona Arborist organizations, Urban forestry Council and City departments and has served on the ITCC Rules Committee. Gary's motto is "As Iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another", Proverbs 27:17 which speaks of friendships, relationships, accountability that includes trust and respect, and helping each other to be better.