Our Team

  • Jeremy Blumes

    Ground Control Manager

    Jeremy took a position with Open Canopy in April of 2020, as our lead groundsman. During the off season, Jeremy can be found behind the bench coaching hockey. The strong work ethic and organizational skill needed to coach, shines through on site when he’s working with the trees!

  • Nick Gratton

    Climbing Arborist

    Nick joined the team in May of 2021 after completing the Arboriculture Technician Certificate at Olds College. With a background in Landscaping, Nick brings learned expertise in his field as well as excellent customer service. Since coming aboard, Nick has excelled as a Climbing Arborist and is well on his way to leading his own […]

  • Allan Barton

    Crew Lead

    With over 10 years of training in the field of Arboriculture, Allan brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. As crew lead, Allan uses this expertise while on site to ensure that every job is done to absolute perfection. Don’t be fooled by his Pit Viper sunglasses… Allan really knows his stuff, and we […]

  • Jeremy Nicol


    Jeremy started Open Canopy back in 2015, with the intention of becoming Calgarys premiere Tree Service. Growing up in Northern Ontario, Jeremy honed his outdoor skills from a young age, clearing Read more >>

  • Max Nelson

    Climbing Arborist

    Max just celebrated his 3 year anniversary with Open canopy. Before Max started with Open Canopy, he spent most of his time behind the wheel of a grader driving the long boring grid roads in Saskatchewan. Max’s passion for rock climbing, and love for the outdoors had him seeking a new career path. Since June […]