Meet the Wachtel Tree Science Family

At Wachtel Tree Science, our team of 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

Dave Scharfenberger

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President

Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0131B

TRAQ

B.S. Degree

Jeff Wilson

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President

Certified Arborist, IL-0099A

B.S. Degree

Ron Gumz

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Vice President of Administration

Board Certified Master Arborist, MN-0324B

B.S. Degree

​Ben Reince

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Vice President of Operations

Certified Arborist, WI-0610A

CTSP #00271

B.S. Degree

Jake Kubisiak

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Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, IL-1392A

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

Keith Glaznap

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Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0678A

B.S. Degree

Kyle Babicky

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Diagnostic Arborist

Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0889B

CTSP #01438

B.S. Degree

Nathan Schuettpelz

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Consultation Department Manager

Certfied Arborist, Municipal Specialist, WI-0887AM

TRAQ

B.S. Degree

RJ Busch

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Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0985A

B.S. Degree

Tony Arnoldi

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Diagnostic Arborist

Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0102B

B.S. Degree

Luke Volbrecht

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Client Service Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1112A

A.A.S. Degree

Management and Support Staff

Abby Weide

Client Service Representative

​Amanda Mann

Client Service Representative​, Marketing Coordinator

Brent Kahn

Tree and Landscape Dept Mgr

Certified Arborist, WI-0302A

A.A.S. Degree

​Chris Frankulin

Plant Health Care Department Assistant​

Certified Arborist, WI-0984A

CTSP #02371

B.S. Degree

Dan Barwinski

Tree and Landscape Dept Assistant

Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0716B

CTSP #01439

B.S. Degree

Joanne Edmundson

Manager of HR & Administration

SHRM-CP

A.A.S Degree

Megan Whelan

Accounting Specialist

B.B.A. Degree

​Ryan Rodefer

Safety Coordinator, Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0883A

CTSP #02364

B.S. Degree

Alec Schuppel

Client Service Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1281A

B.A. Degree

Christina Tatrow

Client Service Representative

B.A. Degree

Production Staff

Brian Anderson

Mechanic

Chelsea Feil

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1264A

B.S. Degree

Colin Barnes

Mechanic

Holly Zart

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1023A

A.A.S. Degree

Janet Doss

Plant Health Care Department Manager

Certified Arborist, WI-0179A

B.S/A.A.S. Degree

Jared Toro

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1355A

B.S. Degree

Jeffrey Schulz

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0288A

B.S. Degree

Johanna O’Boyle

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1277A

Jonathan Budish

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1248A

A.A.S. Degree

Luke Scheberl

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1324A

M.S. Degree, B.S. Degree

Mike Klein

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0306A

Owen Gluck

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1327A

B.S. Degree

Paul Scharfenberger

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0841A

B.S. Degree

Tom Steele

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1106A

CTSP #01996

B.S. Degree

Sam Roznowski

Facility Maintenance

Hayley Albrecht

Arborist Trainee

B.S. Degree

Tyler Crass

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1409A

B.S. Degree

Rachel Day

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1422A

B.S. Degree

Alyson Differt

Arborist Trainee

Madelyn Doucette

Arborist Trainee

Brandon Emmons

Arborist Trainee

B.S. Degree

Jerry Hipper

Arborist Trainee

David Jaeger

Arborist Trainee

B.S. Degree

Tim Krystyn

Production Arborist

WI-1427A

B.S. Degree

Jamie Mason

Arborist Trainee

B.S. Degree

Ben Ori

Arborist Trainee

B.S. Degree

Maria Panasuk

Arborist Trainee

B.S. Degree

Kevin Riggle

Arborist Trainee

B.S. Degree

Devon Sindelar

Arborist Trainee

B.S. Degree

Rachel Spek

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1404A

B.S. Degree

Dylan Wenker

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1395A

B.S. Degree

Brianna Zinda

Arborist Trainee