Almstead Tree, Shrub & Lawn Care services school campuses, commercial and residential properties across the New York tri-state area. Valerie Bowser is their HR Director, responsible for supporting its widely dispersed workforce of seasonal and corporate employees. With decades of experience in recruitment, onboarding, payroll and workforce management, Valerie credits ADP Workforce Now® with optimizing Almstead Tree and Shrub Care’s HR operations.

As the company’s sole HR resource, having access to accurate benefits insights lets me better assess, manage and plan our benefits strategy.

Valerie Bowser, HR Director
Almstead Tree, Shrub & Lawn Care


  • Valerie is the sole party responsible for all HR operations across the organization.
  • Previous HR operations were all entirely paper-based. Everything from new hire paperwork to sending employee information to the insurance carrier had to be completed manually.

How ADP Helped

  • ADP Workforce Now centralized HR operations into a single platform Valerie can access remotely.
  • Self-service portal allows employees to complete digital paperwork and tasks themselves.

ADP Solutions

  • ADP Workforce Now
  • ADP Workforce Now Carrier Connections