Frank’s Tree Care

locally owned and operated


Frank’s was started in 1981 by Frank Underwood and he built a reputable business based on outstanding customer service and quality service delivery in Columbus, IN.  After his passing, his stepson Scott ran the business and when he was ready to move on from ownership, he sought out David, someone he felt confident would maintain the business that Frank started and continue the strong reputation.  Scott remains active in the business today.  

The Frank’s team consists of David, Evan, Ben, Scott, Howard, Zach, Preston, Chad, Austin and Cameron. 



david elsbury

certified arborist

David and his family have a long history in horticulture and landscaping businesses in Columbus. David graduated from Columbus East HS in 1987 and after attending Purdue University has lived and worked in Columbus.  


evan elsbury

certified arborist, Tree Risk Assessment Qualified & Certified Crane Operator

Evan graduated from Columbus East HS in 2012 attended Indiana University and graduated from the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Human Ecology with a Minor in Environmental Management in 2015. 



mike daniel

Administrative Support

Mike Daniel, whose mother is a Strietelmeier, is happy to be able to be a part of the Columbus community.  He grew up in Indianapolis but worked in the summers on his grandparents farm near Hope and has spent many summers at Lutheran Lake.  

The team

You Can Rely On


Howard, Ben, Chad, Preston, Zach & Cameron are team members.

We treat your property as if it were our own.  We strive to leave it in a better condition than the way we found it.