Richard Hendler

Richard Hendler is the integrated vegetation management (IVM) specialist for ACRT Services. With his wide-ranging right-of-way (ROW) knowledge and IVM expertise, along with his deep industry involvement and leadership, he has helped bring new opportunities and successes to utilities throughout the country. He is a past president of the Utility Arborist Association (UAA) and past president of the Oklahoma and Louisiana Vegetation Management Associations. Hendler served as the inaugural president of the Texas Vegetation Management Association, where he was also a recipient of the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Hendler was recently honored with the UAA President’s Award in the summer of 2016. He is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist and utility specialist. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Tulane University and a Master of Science in Agronomy and Crop Science from Texas A&M University.