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Jerry Staton Promoted to ACRT Senior Operations Manager

February 1, 2023

Jerry Staton Promoted to ACRT Senior Operations Manager

We’re proud to announce the promotion of Jerry Staton to ACRT senior operations manager. In his new role, Staton will partner with Cliff Benedict, a fellow ACRT senior operations manager to support the operations team and our customers.

Staton joined ACRT in 2010 as a utility arborist and has more than 12 years of industry experience. Most recently, he served as an operations manager – a position he’s held since 2015. He also oversees ACRT’s storm response as our Storm Team manager, is a member of the Utility Arborist Association (UAA) safety committee, and is a former member of the ACRT Services Board of Directors.

“Jerry is a valuable asset to ACRT and he brings a wealth of knowledge with him to this new role,” said ACRT President Kevin Puls. “We are proud to see him advance through the organization.”

Staton holds a bachelor’s degree in forestry wildlife management from Stephen F. Austin University. He also is an International Society of Arborists (ISA) Certified Arborist and Utility Specialist.

ACRT Staff

ACRT is the largest independent utility consulting company in the U.S. and empowers utilities to proactively manage vegetation across their entire rights-of-way. We consistently stay on top of and share relevant industry content with our employees and customers around the country.