Meet the Team

Thomas Gay, Owner

As a person who has enjoyed the outdoors all his life, Tom has a deep appreciation for trees and their contribution to the environment. As a homeowner with a variety of trees, he has experienced the frustrations of finding a tree service that will provide professional services at a reasonable price. Tom has founded Monster Tree Service of the South Bay as a solution to the challenges that homeowners encounter when seeking advice and service for their trees.

Matthew Goddard, Senior Arborist

Matt started his 20-year career in tree service as a tree climber, gaining an appreciation for the techniques and talents necessary for providing quality tree services. Prior to joining Monster Tree Service, Matt operated his own tree care service and became a certified arborist. He has the experience and knowledge to provide our clients the highest level of advice to ensure the best tree care possible.

Jose Rodriguez, Foreman

Jose has over 10 years in the tree service industry as a climber and foreman. Prior to joining Monster Tree Service, Jose worked for several successful companies such as Bartlett, Arborwell and Tree Health Professionals. His experience ranges from difficult removals including tree cabling and detailed pruning. Jose has extensive training in workplace safety, including CPR and aerial rescues, and under his supervision the crew takes all precautions to avoid possible property damage to ensure the site is thoroughly cleaned of leftover debris upon the completion of the job. Jose is bilingual in both English and Spanish and enjoys working with our customers to ensure their satisfaction.