Joe Arington is the founder and chairman of Shared Medical Services, a leading supplier of specialized imaging solutions. A native of Nebraska, Joe settled with his family in northern Minnesota before their expanding business brought them to Madison, WI. Joe’s love of the land inspired him to begin Arington Tree Farm, a 500-acre family adventure near Cambridge, WI. In addition to the Aldo Leopold Foundation, Joe is active with the American Forest Foundation, Wisconsin Tree Farm Committee, and the Walnut Council. Joe was named the 2009 Wisconsin Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year and 2013 National Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year.