About Us

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Michigan’s Trusted Land Clearing Specialists

Kivisto Tree Service, LLC is a local, family owned business committed to providing safe, efficient and cost-effective land clearing services. We  are MDOT prequalified for N2, clearing and grubbing, and we are licensed, insured & bonded.

Our equipment fleet includes track skid-steers, forestry mulchers, track feller buncher, tree shears, a skidder and a whole tree chipper able to handle jobs from small to large. We can remove all unwanted trees, stumps & vegetation down to the soil so it is ready for the next phase of your project.

Kivisto Tree Service, LLC provides honest, competitive estimates and our attention to detail is second to none – give us a call today, we look forward to hearing from you!

Who We Are

SaraKivistoSara Kivisto
Founder, Operations

Sara comes with over 10 years of business experience and a degree from Northern Michigan University in Health and Fitness Management. Previous to starting Kivisto Tree Service, she worked as a corporate specialist consulting small businesses in sales, marketing and management best practices to help grow their business. With this experience, she wanted to embark on her own with the ultimate goal of running a profitable business that would create local jobs, serve the community and provide safe, honest, effective and reliable services. Sara’s personable attitude along her with passion for service keep Kivisto Tree Service a company that is easy to work with, dependable, and leave you satisfied after each experience.

John Kivisto
Project Manager

A graduate of Michigan Technological University in Construction Management, John has been cutting trees for over 15 years. Starting in his own backyard growing up and continuing as a side-job to support his way through college. His passion for being outdoors while providing safe and effective tree services didn’t flee as he worked as a project manager for an asphalt company after graduation but held a desire to be on his own. He started J.M. Kivisto Contracting before meeting Sara to start Kivisto Tree Service, LLC. Kivisto Tree Service’s continued success is attributed to John’s safe and dependable services along with the knowledge to grow their fleet of equipment to get the job done.