About Us

Professional Tree Care and Tree Management

Wellnitz Tree Care is a licensed tree care company employing arborists certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and Kansas Arborist Association (KAA). We proudly operate within the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) Standards for tree care operations.

Wellnitz Mission Statement

To raise the standard for tree care in the industry by creating an environment where tree health care is our primary goal. Pruning, restoration, protection, and preservation all fall into our individualized tree health care approach.

Wellnitz Core Values

• Integrity
• Passionate About Our Reputation
• Being Positive Team Players
• Desire for Improvement
• Beer & Skittles 

Our Professional Affiliations

To maintain an industry leadership position, Wellnitz Tree Care enjoys professional relationships with many tree and landscape organizations. Our affiliations and participation with the organizations listed below enable our company to share in industry best practices and bring the latest advances in arboriculture technology to our customers in the field.

  • Kansas Arborists Association (KAA)
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
  • Midwest Chapter of the ISA (MW – ISA)
  • Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA)
  • Emporia Chamber of Commerce
  • Topeka Chamber of Commerce 

Wellnitz Team

Randy Wellnitz

President
ISA Certified Arborist
KAA Certified Arborist

Registered Consulting Arborist #700
Board Certified Master Arborist #MW-5603B

Year Started At Wellnitz:
2014

Favorite Type Of Tree:
Either a majestic Bur Oak or a Majestic American Elm.

Best Memory Involving A Tree:
Picking up pecans with my kids from a tree my grandpa planted.

Favorite Tree Tool:
If I am saving the tree, an air spade. If I am removing a tree then an ax.

Skyler Delmott

Plant Health Care Manager

With Wellnitz Since:
2017

Best Memory Involving A Tree:
Sitting underneath my dad’s enormous weeping willow with my sister as a kid. That was our playhouse..

Best On The Job Feeling:
Listening to customer feedback about the good things our boys are doing for them..

Best Time Of Year:
Thanksgiving because of family time and enjoy cooking and feeding the people important to me.

Edith Ordener

Office Manager
With Wellnitz Since 2017

Year Started At Wellnitz:
2020

Favorite Type Of Tree:
Apple

Favorite Snack:
Whopper Malted Milk Balls

Best Time Of Year:
The fall because the weather is more stable, trees change color, there’s cooler nights and warm days, and it’s great for camping and fishing.

Dan Schneider

Operations Manager
With Wellnitz Since 2020

Favorite Type Of Tree:
True Chinese Elm, also known as a Lacebark Elm.

Best On The Job Feeling:
Removing a difficult tree without any damage..

Best Time Of Year:
Springtime because days get longer and it’s starting to warm up.

Kenny Licea

Foreman
Year Started At Wellnitz:
2017

Favorite Type Of Tree:
Oak Tree

Favorite Snack:
Chocolate

Favorite Tree Tool:
Chainsaw

Juan Lopez

Climber
With Wellnitz Since 2017

Favorite Type Of Tree:
Cedar Tree

Favorite Tree Tool:
Pole Saw

Best Time Of Year:
I love being outside in the summertime.

Lupe Alanis

Lead Foreman

Favorite Type Of Tree:
Ginkgo Tree

Favorite Snack:
Circus Peanuts

Best Time Of Year:
Spring because the weather gets warm after a cold winter and everything turns green after being brown.

John Langley

Foreman

Favorite Type Of Tree:
Oak, Elm, Bald Cypress, Blue Spruce

Best On The Job Feeling:
The feeling of accomplishment as a perfectly functioning crew

Best Time Of Year:
Spring and Autumn

Jason Ledford

Aerial Lift Operator

Year Started With Wellnitz:
2018

Favorite Type of Tree:
Oak

Favorite Snack:
Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Favorite Time Of Year:
Christmas

Saul Leyva

Equipment Operator
Year Started With Wellnitz: 2018

Favorite Type Of Tree:
Cedar, Cottonwood, Hackberry, Redbud

Favorite Snack:
Beef Jerky, peanut butter and honey sandwich

Best On The Job Feeling:
When I get to prune a tree for a customer that they have planted with a loved one that’s passed away.

Zachery Henderson

Crew Leader
KAA Certified Arborist

Favorite Type Of Tree:
Cedar

Favorite Snack:
Peanut M&Ms

Best Time Of Year:
Summer because I like the warmth

Ryan Good

Ground Crew 

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