Who We Are

Tip Top Arborists was established in 1976 to provide arborist and tree services throughout the Antelope, Santa Clarita, Victor and Tehachapi Valley regions in northern Los Angeles County, California.

Building on the promise to deliver only the finest tree care service, company owner and certified arborist Jim Lewandowski, and his staff of experienced tree care professionals, have grown Tip Top Arborists into one of the finest and most reputable tree service companies in Lancaster, CA.

Now celebrating 42 years in business, Jim and his team continue to stay focused on the company’s vision to help customers appreciate the importance of professional tree care service by certified arborists.

James Lewandowski, Owner

ISA certified Arborist # WE-1413A

certified arboristI started working for Tip Top at the age of fourteen as a grounds man, and in 1976 I purchased Tip Top Arborists and began overseeing the company’s daily operations. Over 40 years later I still go to work every day.

Thomas Baal, Sales Manager

ISA certified Arborist # WE-7566A

certified arboristWith a father that was Deputy Forester for Los Angeles County Fire, Forestry Division, the nut didn’t fall too far from the tree. I joined Jim and the professional Tip Top family in 2005 and have over 30 years experience in arboriculture.

Christopher Goertemiller, Supervisor

ISA certified Arborist # WE-11780A

certified arboristI’ve been in the tree care industry for over 25 years and manage the Santa Clarita Valley region. Looking forward to provide you the Tip Top maintenance and care your trees deserve.

Todd Walther, Supervisor

ISA certified Arborist # WE-10664A

certified arboristStarting out as a Groundsman, working up to Trimmer, Foreman and now Arborist, I been with the Tip Top family for over 18 years, covering the Victor Valley and Antelope Valley Districts. Hold certifications with OSHA, EHAP and CPR.

Jason Beck, Supervisor

ISA certified Arborist # WE-11986A

certified arboristI’ve been working at Tip Top for over 18 years, starting out as a Groundsman. After receiving my Arborist certification August 2017, I transitioned into sales and can’t imagine doing anything else. Our commitment to quality is second to none.

Susan Beck, Corporate Secretary

Certified Treecare Safety Professional #31760

certified treecare safety professionalI have worked for Tip Top Arborists since 1978. I manage the daily production of the office, from resolving customer questions to accounting. I also hold CTSP certification from TCIA.

Tamra Mousette, Admin Assistant

Tip Top has been home since 1998. Special Assistant to Jim Lewandowski, I manage Accounting, Scheduling, Dispatching, Human Resources and Payroll.

Randi Wilson, Customer Service

The newest addition to the Tip Top family, I joined the company in August 2018 and am responsible for Customer Service and Scheduling.

  • Izzy Hernandez

    Izzy Hernandez

    ISA Certified Tree Worker
    # WE-11096T

  • Jose Rivas

    Jose Rivas

    ISA Certified Tree Worker
    # WE-11631T

  • Jaime Lopez

    Jaime Lopez

    ISA Certified Tree Worker
    # WE-10948T

  • Noe Menjivar

    Noe Menjivar

    ISA Certified Tree Worker
    # WE-11008T

  • Jaime Aguilar

    Jaime Aguilar

    ISA Certified Tree Worker
    # WE-11981T