Aren is a project manager and contract urban forester with Davey Resource Group. She is also responsible for business development in the state of Indiana for Davey Resource Group’s urban forestry consulting services. Aren specializes in urban forestry consulting projects for federal and state agencies, municipalities, parks, universities, golf courses, zoos, and cemeteries. As project manager, dedicates her days to inventory data collection, data quality and assurance, training new staff, teamwork and safety, project communication and delivery, and customer service. She is also an expert user of Davey’s TreeKeeper® suite of software for inventory management, the United States Forest Service i-Tree (tools for assessing and managing community forests), and is proficient at writing urban and community forest management plans involving inventory analysis of structure, function, and benefit data and urban tree canopy assessment land cover data. Accordingly, she has developed a thorough understanding of the important role base-line information plays in urban forest management. Aren is a Certified Arborist and Municipal Specialist (IN-3190AM) and Tree Risk Assessment Qualified through the International Society of Arboriculture. Aren is a graduate of Purdue University earning a Bachelor of Science degree in natural resource management with the focus of human dimensions and communication.