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, President and General Manager
Certified Arborist WI-0477A
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.
Co-Owner, Sales Manager
Board Certified Master Arborist WI-0556B
Certified Tree Care Safety Professional 00036
ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified
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.
South Metro Operations Manager
Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA) WI-0877B
JOHN WAYNE FARBER
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. Bob works with Urban Wood Utilization by doing custom woodworking projects. He is also the president of Pheasants Forever and avid outdoors enthusiast.
Certified Arborist: WI-0116A
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.'
Certified Arborist WI-0646A
Cory Tucek has been with Hoppe Tree Service for three years. Before Hoppe, he served in the United States Army for four years as an infantryman serving two tours of duty in Iraq. He then attended the University of Stevens Point and received his bachelor's degree in urban forestry. He became a certified arborist in 2017 while working with the bucket crew and becoming a skilled climber. He has also worked with our plant health care division, improving and maintaining the health of our urban forest. When not working, he enjoys spending time hunting and fishing with his three daughters, Kiara, Charlotte and Rory.