The Hoppe Tree Service Family
Our staff is what makes the difference!
We're committed to becoming the best tree service possible.
All of our crew leaders and many crew members are International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborists. We also have an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, and an ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessor on staff. All of our plant health care staff members are state certified and licensed in pesticide application. We are delighted to be experts in tree care and want you to be confident that we have the skills necessary to be the best. Take a look below at our active staff roster.
HOPPE TREE SERVICE SALES ARBORISTS
Co-Owner, President and General Manager
Certified Arborist WI-0477A
August Hoppe is a third generation arborist. He has been a certified arborist since 2001. He is a Past- President of the Wisconsin Arborist Association. He also serves as Vice-Chair of the Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council. August has spoken to numerous group and organizations regarding tree care topics such as healthy pruning and common insect and diseases found in landscapes.
Co-owner, Sales Manager
Board Certified Master Arborist WI-0556B
Certified Tree Care Safety Professional 00036
ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified
Fred is a third generation arborist. He has been an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist since 2002. Fred became one of the first Certified Tree Care Safety Professionals in the country in 2004. Fred attained the ISA Board Certified Master Arborist credential in 2013. Most recently Fred has become a ISA qualified tree risk assessor. When Fred is not looking at trees, he can be seen wrestling with his three kids Van (4), Bex (2), and Lo (7 months) or running with his german shepherd Schatzi.
John Wayne Farber
Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA) WI-0877B
He received a BS in Urban Forestry and Forest Management from UW Stevens Point. Wisconsin’s first Qualified Tree Risk Assessor, a Certified Treecare Safety Professional, and the current ISA representative to the WAA Board of Directors.
Certified Arborist: WI-1146A
He received his associates degree in horticulture and arboriculture at Milwaukee Area Technical College and has worked in the tree care industry since graduating in 2001.
Certified Arborist: WI-0116A
One of the first in Wisconsin to become a certified arborist, now with over 30 years of experience, expert diagnostician, and plant health care consultant. Works with Urban Wood Utilization by doing custom woodworking projects. President of Pheasants Forever and avid outdoors enthusiast.
Certified Arborist WI-0646A
Will has been an avid climber of trees since he ran up the Sugar Maple in his yard at at 5. He has been a certified Arborist since 2003. As a free-lance climber Will worked all over the State of Wisconsin taking care of people and building a reputation for dealing well with difficult circumstances. Big trees that have big problems and located in sensitive spaces are interesting challenges for him. Will's experience is backed by a Double BA in sociology and philosophy from UW-Madison. An avid learner, he is passionate about plant identification and disease diagnosis. Will loves to garden, and grows plants indoors and out. Will is certified in Permaculture design.
IN THE HOPPE OFFICE
- Office Manager-Rebecca Dennis
- Operations Manager- Andrea Miller
- Operations Assistant- Jaycee Hendrickson
- Marketing/Outreach- Deniz Ozcan
Michael Lawrenz, Josh Quinn, Sam Finco, Wes Freeland, Justin Joiner, Cory Tucek, Joe Brackmann, Jake Averill, Jake Clausing, Dan Knighton, Lucas Bessey, Kyle , Pat Bailey, Dennis Yaggie
Lorenzo Ruiz, Sam Ruiz, Cameron Brunn, Jason Resch, Max Breitzman, Malik Bascom, Frank McNutt, Forest Waller, Anthony Slock, Casey Bailey, Drew Ross (not pictured)
PLANT HEALTHCARE SPECIALISTS
- Brad Hill (PHC Manager)
- Anthony Slock
- Drew Ross
- Josh Quinn
- Jake Clausing
- Dean Hoppe
MAINTENANCE, AND FIREWOOD
Craig Fredlund, Mike Marhol, Cameron Brunn
THE URBAN WOOD LAB
Patrick Hill- Urban Wood Lab Store Manager