Meet the Wachtel Tree Science Family

At Wachtel Tree Science, our team of ISA Certified Arborists and office staff is dedicated to providing our clients with the best tree care service available. Our goal is to provide safe and professional service with the highest industry standards to ensure every job is done to the satisfaction of our client. Wachtel’s staff is more than just a group of dedicated professionals, we are a family that loves caring for trees and keeping landscape’s healthy and beautiful. Meet our Wachtel Tree Science family and let us know how we can help with your tree care concerns.

Our Team

Ron Gumz

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President

Board Certified Master Arborist, MN-0324B

B.S. Degree

​Ben Reince

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Executive Vice President

Certified Arborist, WI-0610A

CTSP #00271

B.S. Degree

Tony Arnoldi

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Diagnostic Arborist

Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0102B

B.S. Degree

Kyle Babicky

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Diagnostic Arborist

Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0889B

CTSP #01438

B.S. Degree

RJ Busch

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Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0985A

B.S. Degree

Jean Ferdinandsen

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Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0149A

B.S/M.S. Degree

John Gall

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Consulting

Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist, WI-0249AM

B.S/M.S. Degree

Nolan Gilbertson

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North Regional Manager

Certified Arborist, WI-0632A

Keith Glaznap

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Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0678A

B.S. Degree

Brent Kahn

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South Regional Manager

Certified Arborist, WI-0302A

A.A.S. Degree

Jake Kubisiak

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Diagnostic Arborist

Board Certified Master Arborist, IL-1392B

B.S. Degree

Rachel Lilla

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Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1404A

B.S. Degree

Jamie Mason

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Client Service Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1494A

B.S. Degree

Maria Reiss

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Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1479A

B.S. Degree

Michael Peterson

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Client Service Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1283A

Nathan Schuettpelz

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Consulting Dept. Manager

Certfied Arborist, Municipal Specialist, WI-0887AM

TRAQ

B.S. Degree

Alec Schuppel

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Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1281A

B.A. Degree

Matthew Siesco

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Client Service Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0959A

A.S. Degree

Luke Volbrecht

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Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1112A

A.A.S. Degree

Management and Support Staff

Dan Barwinski

Tree and Landscape Dept. Manager

Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0716B

CTSP #01439

B.S. Degree

Tyler Crass

Plant Health Care Dept. Assistant Manager, Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1409A

B.S. Degree

Joanne Edmundson

Manager of HR & Administration

SHRM-CP

A.A.S Degree

​Chris Frankulin

Plant Health Care Dept. Manager

Certified Arborist, WI-0984A

CTSP #02371

B.S. Degree

Mike Klein

Plant Health Care Dept. Assistant Manager, Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0306A

​Amanda Mann

Office Manager

Ryan McCambridge

Plant Health Care Dept. Assistant Manager, Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1347A

B.S. Degree

Ben Ori

Safety Coordinator, Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1493A

A.S. Degree

​Ryan Rodefer

Tree and Landscape Dept. Assistant Manager, Training Coordinator, Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0883A

CTSP #02364

B.S. Degree

Christina Tatrow

Client Service Representative

B.A. Degree

Rachel Veselenak

Client Service Representative

Amy Vida McCambridge

Client Service Representative

B.A. Degree

Abby Weide

Client Service Representative

Megan Whelan

Accounting Specialist

B.B.A. Degree

Production Staff

Brian Anderson

Mechanic

Matthew Anderson

Production Arborist

WI-1592A

Mckenna Barbee

Production Arborist

Colin Barnes

Mechanic

Davis Braun

Production Arborist

B.S. Degree

Jonathan Budish

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1248A

A.A.S. Degree

Jake Caldwell

Production Arborist

B.S. Degree

Chelsea Chase

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1264A

B.S. Degree

Pavel Dimitrov

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1529A

A.S. Degree

Audrey Earle

Production Arborist

A.S. Degree

Andrew Fedor

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0913A

CTSP #01999

A.S. Degree

Cole Gangl

Production Arborist

Jerry Hipper

Production Arborist

Josie Kajer

Production Arborist

B.S. Degree

Carson Lauer

Production Arborist

B.S. Degree

Allison Lemke

Production Arborist

B.S. Degree

Andrew Linsmeyer

Production Arborist

Troy McGrath

Production Arborist

A.S. Degree

Rachel Millmann

Production Arborist

Rachel Nelson

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1422A

B.S. Degree

Connor Olson

Production Arborist

B.S. Degree

Jacob Piette

Production Arborist

B.S. Degree

Ben Pitcel

Production Arborist

Avery Pollard

Production Arborist

A.A.S. Degree

Paul Scharfenberger

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0841A

B.S. Degree

Nathan Schmitt

Production Arborist

A.S. Degree

Tom Steele

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1106A

CTSP #01996

B.S. Degree

Micah Stege

Production Arborist

Nate Stelter

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist IL-9672A

Brooke Stemple

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, RM-8302A

B.A. Degree

Mark Trinitapoli

Production Arborist

M.Ed. Degree, B.A Degree

Holly Zart

Tree and Landscape Dept. Assistant Manager, Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1023A

A.A.S. Degree