About Us

Our Mission

Wise Oak Inc. is dedicated to improving and maintaining your complete outdoor living environment. We use the latest techniques, materials, and equipment in order to produce the best property maintenance and site management results around.

We achieve superior results as property managers by:

  • Developing and maintaining client relationships

  • Delivering superior customer service

  • Maintaining our properties as if they were our own

  • Conducting all services at the peak of professionalism

We work with our clients in order to develop programs that not only meet the needs of their landscape and home but also that addresses the long-term property use goals of our clients as well.

Meet Some of Our Team


Matthew Mosher

Matthew Mosher began his urban forestry career at Penn State with his father Dr. Harry Mosher as his professor in 1984. He continued his education at UMASS and entered professional arboriculture in 1989. Matthew has been an ISA Certified Arborist since 1992. He is proud to have served the New York State Arborist, ISA Chapter, as a Board Director since 1996 and as President 2002–2003. He has been an International ISA Board Director 2004–2010 and was on the ISA council of representatives 2010–2016. Matthew founded Wise Oak, Inc., originally only a residential and commercial tree care firm in 2005. In 2007 Wise Oak expanded its services to include residential and commercial landscape maintenance and residential property and construction management.

Matthew brings to the people of Southern Vermont his lifelong experience in arboriculture, a lasting passion for the care of trees, a desire to care for properties at the highest level and for the clients of Wise Oak to have all their properties' needs met to the highest standards.

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Cathy is new to Wise Oak but well known to our Mountain community, having spent 22 years as Homeowner Services Coordinator for Stratton Association Management.

Her family moved to Chester in 1977 from Orange, CT. They purchased and operated a ski Lodge in Chester. She graduated from Green Mountain Union HS in 1980, married and shortly after that started a family. In between raising three children she continued to work in the service industry including The Highland House, Village Inn at Landgrove, Vermont Country Store, In at Weston, and finally at Stratton Mountain Resort.

A lifelong horse woman, she still gets to ride once in a while. She enjoys walking, cooking, baking, gardening and grandchildren that live close by to her.

Looking forward to joining the Wise Oak team!

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