Friend and Former Foreman
James Melton was Supervisor and Employee Trainer at Berkelhammer Tree Experts. He started with the company in 2007.
James grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. Before becoming an arborist, he raced mountain bikes, and led bike tours across the Western United States
James has been a Certified Arborist since 2000. He worked for West Fork Nursery, and then took a position as crew foreman with the Wright Tree Company, a line clearance contractor. Wright moved James to the Boulder mountain region, and he has been climbing and working on trees here ever since. He also worked at Parker Tree and spent three years as a supervisor at Magnolia Tree in Boulder. He joined Berkelhammer Tree as a climber/foreman in the spring of 2007.