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

Ron Gumz

View Profile

President

Board Certified Master Arborist, MN-0324B

B.S. Degree

​Ben Reince

View Profile

Executive Vice President

Certified Arborist, WI-0610A

CTSP #00271

B.S. Degree

Dave Scharfenberger

View Profile

Senior Consultant

Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0131B

TRAQ

B.S. Degree

Jake Kubisiak

View Profile

Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, IL-1392A

B.S. Degree

Jean Ferdinandsen

View Profile

Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0149A

B.S/M.S. Degree

John Gall

View Profile

Consulting

Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist, WI-0249AM

B.S/M.S. Degree

Keith Glaznap

View Profile

Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0678A

B.S. Degree

Kyle Babicky

View Profile

Diagnostic Arborist

Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0889B

CTSP #01438

B.S. Degree

Nathan Schuettpelz

View Profile

Consulting Department Manager

Certfied Arborist, Municipal Specialist, WI-0887AM

TRAQ

B.S. Degree

RJ Busch

View Profile

Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0985A

B.S. Degree

Tony Arnoldi

View Profile

Diagnostic Arborist

Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0102B

B.S. Degree

Luke Volbrecht

View Profile

Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1112A

A.A.S. Degree

Alec Schuppel

View Profile

Diagnostic Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1281A

B.A. Degree

Management and Support Staff

Abby Weide

Client Service Representative

​Amanda Mann

Marketing Coordinator, Client Service Representative

Brent Kahn

SRM

Certified Arborist, WI-0302A

A.A.S. Degree

Dan Barwinski

Tree and Landscape Dept Manager

Board Certified Master Arborist, WI-0716B

CTSP #01439

B.S. Degree

​Chris Frankulin

Plant Health Care Department Assistant​

Certified Arborist, WI-0984A

CTSP #02371

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

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

Jeffrey Schulz

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0288A

B.S. Degree

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

Paul Scharfenberger

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-0841A

B.S. Degree

Tom Steele

Production Arborist

Certified Arborist, WI-1106A

CTSP #01996

B.S. Degree

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

DJ Jaeger

Arborist Trainee

B.S. Degree

Tim Krystyn

Production Arborist

Certified 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

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