Landscape Construction Division

Bob Jones

President of the Landscape Construction Division

Bob oversees the landscape construction division of the company. His responsibilities include planning and budgeting, new branch development, personnel development, quality control and customer relations. He has been with Ruppert for 20 years, has over 33 years of industry experience and is a Certified Professional Horticulturist.


Ken Thompson

Director of Quality and Efficiency

Ken is responsible for encouraging innovation and improvements in several areas including efficiency, compensation, project planning, training, mentorship and quality control. He has over 35 years of experience (29 with the Ruppert organization) in landscape construction and landscape management and is a Certified Professional Horticulturist.


Patrick Luzier

Southern Regional Vice President

Patrick is responsible for overseeing the management of the Atlanta, Georgia and Houston, Texas landscape construction branches and building the Ruppert brand in these markets. He has been with the Ruppert organization for over 16 years and has over 30 years of industry experience. He holds a general contractors license from the state of Georgia.


Adam Bennett

Branch Manager–Georgia

Adam oversees all landscape construction operations at our Georgia branch. He has over 15 years of industry experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in turf grass management from The Ohio State University.

 


Mike Felts

Branch Manager–Maryland

Mike oversees all landscape construction operations at our Maryland branch. He has been with the Ruppert organization for over 5 years and holds a bachelor of arts degree in business management from Virginia Tech.

 


Angela Howes

Branch Manager–North Carolina

Angela oversees all landscape construction operations at our North Carolina branch. She has been with the Ruppert organization for over 12 years.

 


Jim Tuzzolino

Branch Manager–Virginia

Jim oversees all landscape installation operations at our Virginia branch. He has over 18 years in the industry and has been with Ruppert for over 11 years. He holds a bachelor of science degree in wildlife management from SUNY Cobleskill.


Mike Ward

Branch Manager–Texas

Mike oversees all landscape construction operations at our Texas branch. He has been with the Ruppert organization for over 20 years.