When it comes to your trees, only trust the best.
Thomas Morra, Owner/Arborist
Thomas Morra is the owner and President of TF Morra Tree Care, Inc, and has been dedicated to caring for trees since 1990. He is a Certified Arborist through the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) since 2002, a RI Licensed Arborist, and a Certified Treecare Safety Professional through the Tree Care Industry Association. Tom served on the Board of Directors of the New England Chapter of ISA from 2005 until 2015 as the RI Representative, Secretary and ultimately President in 2013, and has served on the RI Tree Council Board of Directors for over 15 years. Tom is also a graduate of the URI Master Gardener program and is an active RI Tree Council Tree Steward. He is passionate about improving the tree care industry in every way, from safety and proper tree care to consumer education about the value of trees and our role in their stewardship.
Milsson Carias, Foreman/Arborist
Milsson Carias was born in Guatemala City, and came to the U.S. in 1993. He has been working in trees since 1998, with five years spent with Bartlett Tree Experts, where he received his formative training. He has been with TF Morra Tree Care since 2011, and is our crew leader, lead climber and foreman. Milsson is a RI Licensed Arborist and is training for his ISA Certification. He is a Qualified Line Clearance Arborist, and receives continuing education in EHAP, aerial rescue and various safety and tree biology/physiology subjects annually. In his spare time, Milsson enjoys playing soccer with his three children and is an all around family man.
Jorge Carias, Groundman
Jorge Carias was born in Guatemala City, and came to the U.S. in 1989. He has spent several years since then learning the basics of tree care, including training with Bartlett Tree Experts. He has been with TF Morra Tree Care since early 2015, and is currently our lead groundman, and is an arborist and tree climber in training. Jorge is an avid sports fan, including Barcelona Futbol Club, the New England Patriots and the New York Yankees.
Ian Donaghy, Arborist/Plant Healthcare Technician
Ian Donaghy is from Rochester, MA, and has worked in many varied fields, including sailmaking, offshore shellfishing and auto mechanics. He is a RI State Certified Arborist, in addition to a Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator, and has been working in trees since 2010. He has been a member of the TF Morra team since 2014. Ian is currently training for his ISA Certification. In his free time, Ian is an avid skier, and also enjoys hiking, cycling, and of course recreational tree climbing.
Stephanie Smolenski, Administrative Coordinator
Stephanie Smolenski is from South Kingstown, and joined the TF Morra Tree Care team in the Fall of 2015 as Administrative Coordinator. She has spent 5 years in the Commercial Construction Management field, and recently received her Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Johnson & Wales University. In addition, she also cares for animals at an area veterinary practice. Outside of work, Stephanie is a retired professional figure skater, and coaches hockey & figure skating at various rinks throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts.