David is a native of Tupelo, MS. He graduated from Tupelo High in 1995, went on to Mississippi State University where he received his BS in Golf and Sports Turf Management in 1999. He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Candice, since 1998. They have three children Clayton, Micah Zane and Sunshine. When David is not following one of the kids around with their many activities, you can find him in his shop working on the latest project. David loves to camp, travel, water ski, and be with his family. David has worked for Fulgham’s Inc. in some capacity since he was 11 years old. David has a passion for helping the communities with their tree care needs. Feel free to give him a call with any questions you may have.
Heritage, tradition, passion. It’s in the blood.
Master of Science in Forestry; (Current Pursuit) Mississippi State University with emphasis in urban forestry. Fall 2012-Current
Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State University with emphasis in Golf and SportsTurf Management. Fall 1999.
High School Graduate. – Tupelo High School; Tupelo, MS. Spring 1995.
•Fulgham’s Inc. – Tupelo, MS; Spray Technician. Spring 1988 – Fall 2000.
•Innovative Landscape Inc. – Baldwyn, MS; Business Owner. Spring 2001 – Fall 2008.
•Fulgham’s Inc. & National Tree Preservation, Inc. – Tupelo, MS; Manager. Part-time during 2007 & 2008. Full-time from fall 2008 until present.
♣Presidents List – Mississippi State University.
♣Deans List – Mississippi State University.
♣Phi Kappa Phi Honor society – Mississippi State University.
♣Lesco’s national scholarship “James I. FitzGibbon” award – Mississippi State University.
♣Mississippi Turfgrass Association Scholarship – Mississippi State University.
♣TOCA – “Turf and Ornamental Comm
unicators Association” Scholarship – Mississippi State University.
Speaker at :
♣Mississippi State University – Turf Seminar class; Operating a small business in the green industry. Fall 2003.
♣Mississippi State University – Arboriculture class; Deep root feeding and aeration. Annually in the spring semester since 2007.
♣Mississippi Turfgrass Association – annual convention; Saving Our Urban Forest One Tree at a Time. October 2007.
♣Arkansas Urban Forestry State Conference – Deep root aeration and spoon feeding. January 2008.
♣West Georgia Landscape Association – Deep root aeration and spoon feeding. January 2008.
♣Professional Arborist Association Of Mississippi – Tree Preservation Issues. January 2009.
♣Oklahoma Urban Forestry State Conference – Deep root aeration and spoon feeding. February 2009.
♣ASLA Local Chapter Meetings in Nashville and Memphis, TN – Tree Preservation Issues. January 2009 & April 2009.
♣Jackson, MS. Sports Turf Seminar. Deep root aeration and spoon feeding. January 2010.
♣Tupelo, MS. Community Development Foundation Roundtable Meeting. Fulgham’s Inc. & National Tree Preservation, Inc. Services and Opportunities. February 2010.
♣Birmingham, AL. Green Building Expo. Deep root aeration and spoon feeding. August 2010.
♣Nashville Garden Club – Boxwood Preservation Issues. March 2011.
♣Mississippi Urban Forestry Council – Great Ways to Kill Trees. August 2011.
♣Tennessee Urban Forestry Council – Deep root aeration and spoon feeding demonstration. September 2011.
♣Corinth, MS Kiwanis Club Luncheon – Great Ways to Kill Trees. September 2011.
♣Corinth, MS Rotary Club Luncheon – Great Ways to Kill Trees. October 2011.
♣Corinth, MS Garden Club Luncheon – Great Ways to Kill Trees. October 2011.
•International Society of Arboriculture – certified arborist SO# 5802A
•Licensed in Mississippi as a tree surgeon, landscape gardener, and commercial horticultural and turf weed and pest control.
•Licensed in Tennessee for commercial horticultural and turf weed and pest control.