Employee Story: Maria Panasuk
ISA WI-1479A and TRAQ
Bachelors in Environmental Sciences and Management from UWSP
Additional Roles in the Company:
Transcribe Safety Meetings
Areas of Expertise/ Specialties:
Tree Risk Assessment
How Did You Get Your Start at Wachtel Tree Science and Why Did You Choose Wachtel as Your Employer?
Wachtel Tree Science hired me as an intern. I chose them as my employer because I admired the focus the company set on science-based tree care and loved the family atmosphere.
What Do You Like Best About Working at Wachtel Tree Science?
At Wachtel, there is a lot of encouragement and opportunities for continued education. The company wants their employees to grow both as arborists and as people and provides an excellent atmosphere to accomplish any goals you set for yourself. They encourage you to set goals, help guide you towards reaching them, and then takes the time to celebrate with you when you accomplish them!
What Advice/Tips Do You Have for Aspiring Tree Care Professionals?
Get ISA certified and continue learning! The industry is constantly changing between new techniques, tools, insects and diseases!
Hobbies and Interests:
Hiking and swimming with my dogs, camping, and reading new books.
Is There Anything Else You’d Like to Say About What it Feels Like to Work for Wachtel Tree Science?
There isn’t another company like it!