Joel Spano

Joel Spano

Arborist Representative

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Joel Spano, Arborist Representative at Bartlett Tree Experts, works out of our Gaithersburg, MD office.

More about Joel Spano

Joel grew up nearby in Howard County where he discovered his love for nature. His passion for trees continued to evolve while studying at the University of Maryland, College Park.

After college, Joel worked for Montgomery County's Department of Transportation, where he cared for street trees, managed street tree planting, and established relationships with many county residents.

Joel recently obtained his Graduate Certificate in Urban Forestry through Oregon State University
and is looking forward to continuing his study of arboriculture.

He is an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, Municipal Specialist, and a Maryland Licensed Tree

Joel's dedication to quality tree care for these local residents led him to Bartlett Tree Experts, where he can use a scientific approach to give customers' trees the best care available.

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What Our Customers Are Saying About Joel Spano

Everyone was kind and courteous. Very professional. Very pleased with the work. I would use Bartlett again and will highly recommend them to anyone needing tree services.
Mary B., Gaithersburg, MD

Great job.
Edwinn P, North Potomac, MD

The two trees look very nice . Thank you. If I have a referral, I will let you know.
Agnes H., Gaithersburg, Maryland

Joel Spano was very knowledgeable, easy to talk to, and prompt in his communication with me. I would highly recommend him to others. The crewmember who did the treatment was polite and professional. I can not get over the ease of my whole experience with Bartlett, from start to finish. It has been a pleasure doing business with them. My only regret is not walking the entire property with Joel to get his professional opinion on the health of other trees.
Judy L., Germantown, MD

Joel's professional expertise, advice, and follow ups are much appreciated.
David C., Gaithersburg, MD

Joel Spano is excellent.
Jerry V., Darnestown, MD

Bartlett is very professional. Joel was great and so were the crew. Could not ask for better service. I have been a Bartlett customer for three years and will continue to use their services.
Michelle R., Montgomery Village, MD

I am always delighted with Joel Spano and Bartlett. My house is surrounded by trees and the twice year service from Bartlett makes me feel secure that a bad storm is not going to do damage because my arborist carefully inspects the trees in the fall and spring. He makes recommendations on what to trim. I have been very happy with the treatments for my trees to prevent disease and make them grow in a healthy way.
Madeleine J., Gaithersburg, MD

Joel is very pleasant and seems knowledgeable. I feel he was not trying to talk me into anything my landscaping did not really need, which I appreciated.
Cathy S., Gaithersburg, MD

Joel Spano is excellent.
Jerry V., Darnestown, MD

We appreciated Joel's prompt response with the quote and scheduling for our job. The crew led by Roberto was pleasant and very amiable. The crew had great camaraderie. Most importantly, the job was done efficiently and professionally. They cleaned up the yard and left no debris behind. Awesome job.
Maggie B., Boyds, MD

Joel is candid, knowledgeable, professional, and a joy to work with. All of your crew members are polite, skilled, and focused on satisfying your customers. Keep up the good work. I suspect Bartlett Tree Experts is a bit more costly than other similar services, however, I have found that you get what you pay for. In my opinion Bartlett is a bargain for the honest advice and professional service that they provide.
John N., Gaithersburg, MD

Outstanding skills by staff and Arborist.
Edward O., Montgomery Village, MD

Joel Spano is informative, helpful, courteous, and extremely responsive. The crew who did the work, like cabling and pruning, have done a terrific job. Recent cabling of a Water Birch on the property was wonderful and the Large Oak pruned by Bartlett now looks beautiful. It is a large focal spot of the treeline in our back yard and now very eye-catching and calming to look at. Thank you for your good and careful work.
Grace G., Gaithersburg, MD

Great people. Very knowledgeable.
Becky B., Gaithersburg, MD

Always a pleasure to work with Bartlett at any and all levels.
James H., Laytonsville, MD

Joel is an extremely knowledgeable and personable young man. He is a pleasure to deal with and is always willing to answer all our questions and provide practical advice about our landscape materials. I sincerely hope he will spend his entire career with Bartlett.
Carol N., Gaithersburg, MD

Everyone was great.
Jim F., Gaithersburg, MD

Joel Spano has been taking care of our home for a while now. He is extremely professional, friendly, and great to work with.
Dan B., Gaithersburg, MD

Joel has provided excellent customer service. He is knowledgeable and followed up without seeming pushy. We feel that we can trust his recommendations. The folks who have performed the tree trimming and tree care services have always been excellent with their efficiency and professionalism. We appreciate your services.
Marla R., Germantown, MD

Both my husband and myself have found our experience working with Joel Spano to be excellent. We have told our neighbors how knowledgeable he is as an arborist.
Nancy R., Germantown, MD

Service seems fairly expensive otherwise I am comfortable with the level of service and the results.
Stephen W., Darnestown, MD

Joel Spano was extremely pleasant and knowledgeable. He assessed what our trees needed and we implemented the treatment. We did not interact with the technician but she was efficient and caused no disruption. I am tremendously pleased with the result, our tree seems to be saved. I will certainly turn to Joel and Bartlett again if we need help with our trees.
George H., Poolesville, MD

Joel is an outstanding arborist who takes pride of his profession. His interpersonal skills are remarkable. The same for the crew when they come on site to do their job. Kudos for a job well done.
Edward O., Montgomery Village, MD

Your crewmembers are always polite and professional. My last service was no different. Joel is a consummate professional and a joy to work with. During my last service I believe there was a misunderstanding about the work that needed to be done. I contacted Joel and I am convinced the issue will be resolved to my satisfaction.
John N., Gaithersburg, MD

The Bartlett team was very knowledgeable about the condition of our large trees. They provided advice on how to take care of them and worked with us on the best way to prune the trees. We had specific concerns with some branches near the house and the work crew accommodated our needs. The crew also was considerate of squirrel nests in the trees and at our request left them where they were and trimmed branches so that the nests were still supported. Brave men to climb so high. We appreciate their work.
Brenda R., Gaithersburg, MD

Joel Spano is courteous, prompt, and responsive regarding all our needs.
David R., Germantown, MD

I found all of the Bartlett staff very polite, helpful, and knowledgeable. The work was performed as stated in the quote. I will definitely use Bartlett for future projects.
Anne S., Germantown, MD

The site looks amazing and clean. Everyone was courteous and efficient. I would recommend Bartlett to anyone.
Andrea W., Clarksburg, MD

Everyone was great. Very professional. Crew cleaned everything. Well done all around.
Mike M., Montgomery Village, MD

Joel was great. I was not home for the removal but I have pictures and the job looks neat and clean.
Joann Q., Gaithersburg, MD

Thanks Joel for your professionalism and that of your crew. The men removing the tree and grinding the stump were polite, friendly, helpful, and hard working. Easy to recommend your company and services to others. Very nice job.
Kathy G., Gaithersburg, MD

All contacts with Bartlett was courteous and professional. Joel was very knowledgeable and shared his knowledge freely. Roberto and his crew were efficient, courteous, and their cleanup was extremely neat.
John C., Gaithersburg, MD

Joel Spano inspired confidence in the company and workmanship of the crew.
Paula R., Germantown, MD

Professional, courteous, considerate of my input, and responsive to my questions. Practiced safety throughout the job. Would use Bartlett again.
Jean F., Germantown, MD

Our arborist was great in initiating care for our trees this year. He came by on his own, provided his assessment via email, and gave quotes for all work recommended. A great approach for folks who care about their trees but may not remember to ask for regular checkups. Thank you for having that initiative.
Jim P., Gaithersburg, MD

The staff that arrived were great. They were able to do it safely and faster than what I thought it was going to take. I had three other company's come out and two told me they could not do it without me taking down my fence. Much thanks you were able to fit me in.
Chris M., Damascus, MD

Good prompt service.
Jim F., Gaithersburg, MD

Joel Spano is knowledgeable and great to work with.
Nancy R., Germantown, MD

For the second time, I selected Bartlett to trim and prune two trees in my yard. From the moment Joel Spano made his visit to inspect the trees and provide his professional feedback to the moment the crew drove away, everything was done in a very competent manner. The crew made sure I knew what to expect as they trimmed each tree. The men were polite, thorough, and cleaned each area with extreme care. I will not hesitate to hire Bartlett for future tree work I highly recommend their expect services.
Mary Frances B., Montgomery Village, MD

Very courteous and friendly. Willing to do whatever it takes to complete the job.
Sheila Y., Montgomery Village, MD

Joel is amazing. I have complete trust in his opinion and recommendations.
Jimmy L., North Potomac, MD

My first impression of Bartlett was by phone and the quick response to my request for service. Within one week of my call, Joel Spano was with me discussing the best approach for trimming my trees and shrubs as well as future care. About two weeks later, the crew arrived on time, checked with me at different intervals during the work to be sure they were doing what had been discussed, and completed the work. They cleaned up well afterwards. I was thoroughly pleased with the work done by your team. My sister has called on Bartlett for several major tree issues in recent years. Her high praise and recommendation for the company is well-deserved.
Toni B., Montgomery Village, MD

The first time Joel came to look at the slanted tree he arrived early and I was lucky enough to still be home before work. He totally explained the job and what would happen.He explained to me that they would do their very best to keep the tree upright and more centered. After the job was completed and before they left, they made sure everything was even and the area was left completely clean. I will most definitely use Bartlett the next time I encounter any issues with my trees.
Wendy K., Montgomery Village, MD

This is a customer comment I am pleased to provide. Every person at Bartlett I had contact with, starting with initial phone inquiry and ending with final yard cleanup, was competent, professional, patient, and respectful of our property. There were no surprises, work estimate was spot on, crews showed up as promised, work conducted as described, and our preferences were welcomed. Other factors that will insure our returning to Bartlett for any future work are your focus on efficient, up to date equipment and vehicles, professional arborists, thorough training of specialists, and the safety first priority.
Judy K., Gaithersburg, MD

The work was very difficult, involving tree access from the neighbor's driveway. The men handled this work seamlessly and efficiently. I would not be surprised if they use Bartlett for any tree work they might have in the future.
David B., Darnestown MD

Joel Spano is very knowledgeable. He did a complete survey of my property and provided advice to treat the Boxwood against blight. Bridget has been providing excellent service, listens carefully, and continues to address any issues. I could not be more satisfied.
Carmen D., Gaithersburg, MD

The staff were extremely knowledgeable and very friendly. They were accommodating to my needs.
Judy C., Gaithersburg, MD

Joel did a great job giving us suggestions and feedback. He worked hard to schedule a pruning appointment to accommodate our schedule. When there was a question about the health of a tree that was being pruned, he quickly returned to our home to weigh in on the decision making. Wilbur and his crew were great. They showed up on time, worked diligently, and did a thorough job. We are aware that Bartlett is an expensive option for tree care, but the degree of expertise and professionalism made us feel like they were worth the expense.
Susan F., Gaithersburg, MD

Excellent service, very professional.
Jackie R., Gaithersburg, MD

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