Meet the Team - Wellnitz Tree Care

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Meet the Team

Our Team

At Wellnitz Tree Care we strive to staff our team with arborists that are not only extremely knowledgeable but also polite and respectful. Our mission is to raise the standards for our industry with this team. These are our guys and gal!

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Randy Wellnitz
President / ISA Cert. Arborist / KAA Cert. Arborist

Randy has always been interested in the green industry and his entrance into arboriculture came in 2005. After years of firewood sales and specializing in technical rope classes with his Fire Science degree, Randy completed the arborist training course through the Kansas Arborist Association, and has attended countless hours of training in classes all across the country. Randy has dedicated his time to understanding the science behind arboriculture. He is committed to caring for the long term health of your trees, not just their appearance. When he is not working out in the field he is spending time with his beautiful wife Jacqulyn, and their three children.

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Skyler Delmott
ISA Board Certified Master Arborist / ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist #700 / KAA Cert. Arborist / TCIA Cert. Plant Health Care Tech. / TCIA Cert. Tree Care Safety Professional / KS Cert. Pesticide Applicator / ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified

After graduating ESU with an M.S. in Ecology and Biodiversity, Skyler worked for KDWPT as an Invasive Species Tech. and the USACE as a Park Ranger. Skyler joined the Wellnitz Tree Care team in 2014 and works as a Plant Health Care Technician, helping identify problems with trees and finding solutions to treat them. During his time with Wellnitz Tree Care, Skyler has added many credentials to his résumé. Skyler has received his Board Certified Master Arborist from the International Society of Arboriculture and Certified Arborist distinction from the Kansas Arborist Association. Skyler is a Registered Consulting Arborist (RCA #700) through the American Society of Consulting Arborists. He has been recognized through TCIA as a Certified Plant Health Care Tech. and a Certified Tree Care Safety Professional. He is also licensed with the state as a Certified Pesticide Applicator. He drives his lovely wife Brandi crazy by pointing out every tree defect or insect pest they see. Skyler and Brandi have two young, ornery boys that keep them busy.  In rare instances, when he is not obsessing about trees, Skyler enjoys jujitsu, shooting, hunting, spending time in the outdoors.

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Edith Orender
Office Manager Extraordinaire

Edith has been with Wellnitz Tree Care Inc for 2 years and brings many years of experience in an office environment with
her. She is typically the kind voice you hear when you call the office. She makes sure the company keeps running by paying the bills and sending invoices. In her time away from the office she enjoys spending time with her 2 children, attending their various events, and spending time with her friends.

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Dan Schneider
Operations Manager

Dan is a recent addition to the Wellnitz Tree Care team. He comes in with operations experience from other industries and we look forward to implementing streamlined processes into our systems to better serve our customers. He works on scheduling crews and notifying customers of work taking place, and helps run some of the paperwork processes. Dan enjoys hunting and fishing as well as cooking his catch. His true food love is smoked meats. He is married to his lovely wife Janet and they have three children and two grandchildren that he loves to spoil.

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Guadalupe “Lupe” Alanis
Lead Foreman

Guadalupe has been in the tree business since 2003 and has worked as a crew foreman since 2006. He has been a valuable part of Wellnitz Tree Care since 2013 working as a crew foreman. He and his wife have 2 boys that are growing into wonderful young men. In his free time he enjoys running and biking.

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Zachery Henderson
Crew Leader / KAA Certified Arborist

Zachery is a second-generation arborist and has worked in the tree industry since he was 13. He joined the Wellnitz Team in 2017 and is a certified arborist through the Kansas Arborist Association. He loves tree work and loves being an Arborist. When he is at work he is usually running our backyard lift. He loves teaching his 2 boys and about tree work as well and wants to raise them into little arborists. He loves his two boys and his Fiance Hannah very much.

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Jason Ledford
Aerial lift Operator

Jason joined the Wellnitz Team in 2019. He has been working in the tree care industry since 2016. He loves the challenge working with trees provides both physically and mentally. When he is not working, he loves camping and fishing with his wife and 2 kids.

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Juan Lopez
Climber Specialist

Juan has been in the tree industry since 2011. He joined the Wellnitz Tree Care team in 2018 as a climber/trimmer but he also operates our aerial platforms when needed. When not at work he enjoys spending time with his family.

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Saul Leyva
Equipment Operator

Saul has been with Wellnitz Tree Care since 2018. He is a heavy equipment operator and predominantly drivers our grapple truck. When he is not trucking he enjoys spending time with his family.

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Corey Bishop

Corey is currently a student at Emporia State University. He is our plant health care intern this semester. Corey is working on getting his bachelor’s degree in Ecology and Biodiversity. He enjoys the outdoors and is looking forward to learning all we can teach him.

310 Congress Street, Emporia, KS 66801 • 5709 SW 21st St., Suite 108, Topeka, KS 66604