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About Us

Grist Arbor Services was founded in 2016, by owners with extensive history in trees, grass, agriculture, and wildlife. They are an elite team that delivers exceptional service and aims to be sustainable with the debris from projects.

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Meet The Owner Operators

John & Emily look forward to serving you with all your tree needs!

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John Grist

Owner & Operator



John is an ISA Certified Arborist since 2016 and is certified in loving trees since birth. He has a bachelor's degree in Turf Grass, and has spent the majority of his career as a Golf Course Superintendant. Due to his love of climbing and trees, he has always climbed and pruned trees as a side gig. He finally turned his passion into a full-time dream alongside his wife.


Emily Grist

Owner & CEO



Emily is the newest ISA Certified Arborist on the team and is the official groundie and office manager for the company. She has a bachelor's degree in Agriculture and a master's degree in Wildlife Biology. It's easy to say she loves all things outdoors.

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