As the son of owner Terry Hughes, Stacy Hughes began working at Terry Hughes Tree Service in high school and part time through college while earning his BSBA from UNO.  He joined the company full-time after college.  Terry Hughes Tree Service serves over 15,000 customers in the Omaha Metro area and provides cradle to grave tree care.  With a staff of over 40, including 15 Certified Arborists, they strive to provide the highest level of tree care in Omaha.  They strive to create a professional image in an industry that the public can sometimes perceive as being unprofessional and are proud to be nationally recognized by the National Arborist Association for excellence in Arborculture.

What do you see as one of the biggest turning points in your life?
Realizing the value of quality people.

What is your favorite thing to do on a day off?
Play a little golf.

What is the most unique or interesting thing about you that most people probably don’t know?
People say I’m the ADD poster child.

What are you the most proud of?
The team of committed people, staff and customers who I work with every day.

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Never trust a person who cheats at golf.

What is the one goal you would most like to accomplish?
Being recognized for my commitment to ethics.

If you could have a super power, what would it be?
The ability to see into the future.

What are your plans for retirement?
Move to the Caribbean and live on island time.

What is your greatest talent that you don’t utilize in your daily work life?
I have no great talents.

Which talent would you most like to have?
To be a great communicator.

What is your favorite book or the last good book you read?
Where is Joe Merchant by Jimmy Buffett

What is your favorite movie?
The Blues Brothers

What is your favorite TV show?

What is your favorite local restaurant?
Happy Hollow Club

If you could have dinner with one famous person from the past or present, who would it be?
Lee Iacocca

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You can give us a call at (402) 558-8198 or visit our website at