The Lewis Family Tree

The Lewis family of companies (affectionately known as the Lewis family tree) is 100% employee-owned with approximately 4,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada. Headquartered on the outskirts of Rochester, New York, Lewis is the proud owner of four sister companies:

  • Lewis Tree Service – West Henrietta, NY
  • Wilderness Environmental Services – Sault St. Marie, ON and West Henrietta, NY
  • Clearion Software, LLC – Atlanta, GA
  • Carolina Tree Care – Charlotte, NC


Founded in 1938, Lewis is celebrating nearly 80 years as leaders in the vegetation management business. Lewis boasts a highly ethical, values based, total-safety culture along with solid financials, a strong balance sheet, and what we feel are the best employees on the planet.

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Our Mission

Relentlessly pursue the success of our customers and employees through our commitment to safety, service, and innovation.

Our Vision

Lead the transformation of our industries creating a safe, reliable, and sustainable future.

Our Values and Operating Principles

  • Responsible
  • Trustworthy
  • Honest
  • Act with integrity
  • Always be improvement-minded


We live our principles and measure our success by the success of our employees and shareholders, and the satisfaction of our customers.