Todd Kramer is an ISA Certified Arborist®, ISA Certified Tree Worker®, ISA Climber and Aerial Lift Specialist, TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional and a Certified Crane Operator through the Crane Institute of America. Todd enjoys a refreshing and practical approach to teaching and instructing various arboriculture skill sets. Todd has conducted trainings and presentations throughout the United States including, TCI Expo, ILCA, ASTI arborist training events, Vermeer, numerous commercial arboriculture companies and municipal arborists organizations. He has been a climbing production arborist for more than 30 years and has been instructing seminars on rigging, crane assisted tree removals, aerial rescue, emergency response and industry related leadership throughout the United States for more than 15 years. Todd has been very active in competitive tree climbing over his career and is a 10 time Illinois Arborist Association competitive tree climbing champion and competitor in the ISA International Tree Climbing Competition. Todd is currently the Training and Performance Manager at the family owned and operated Kramer Tree Specialists in West Chicago, Illinois.