Brandon Hughson ([email protected]) is the director of VM services at Rainbow Tree Company. He holds a BS in Geography from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Brandon has worked in several roles within Rainbow including GIS Tree Inventory Specialist/ Analyst and Technical Arborist. He is an ISA Certified Arborist; Brandon serves on the UAA Executive Board as a Director and serves on numerous UAA committees. In 2016, Brandon was awarded the Rising Star Award from the Utility Arborists Association.