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•  J. David Hucker Consulting, LLC                         1997-Present
Specializing in Risk Assessment and Monetary Appraisal.  Provides consulting services, based on thirty-eight years of extensive arboricultural experience, to professional communities.

•  Pioneer Tree Expert Company, Incorporated           1972-1997
Founder and owner of successful tree care business in Philadelphia area.  Built prosperous company to a fulltime staff of sixteen and annual revenues of $700,000.00+.  Focused on developing high-end private and commercial annual contracts.

Managed all aspects of business and oversaw services including:
-Tree assessment and recommendations
-Insect and disease diagnosis and control
-Utility Right-Of-Way maintenance
-Hazard tree assessment and management
-Monetary Appraisal and Inventory
-Implementation of numerous company safety procedures
-Frequent educational programs
Publications
Editor, The Arboricultural Consultant   2009-2011
Frequent Contributor and Editorial Board member, The Arboricultural Consultant
“Professional Duties in Tree Risk Assessment”   2007
Published in Tree Care Industry Magazine
“Gold Faucets in the Bath (Superadequacy in Appraisal)”   2005
Published in Arborist News by the International Society of Arboriculture and in Arboricultural Consultant
by the American Society of Consulting Arborists.
“Defensible Appraisal”  2003
Published in Arborist News by the International Society of Arboriculture and in Arboricultural Consultant
by the American Society of Consulting Arborists.
Contributing Author, “Example Reports of Consulting Arborists”   2000
Published by the American Society of Consulting Arborists.