New Addition and Promotion in Ruppert’s North Carolina Landscape Construction Branch


Laytonsville, MD – Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the addition of Chad Lloyd and the promotion of Chris O’Shea in our North Carolina Landscape Construction Branch.

Lloyd, a resident of Durham, NC, has been hired as Project Manager. He brings over 15 years of industry experience and has held positions as Project Manager and Superintendent, most recently at a local construction company and as an owner of his own landscape company for three years. As Project Manager in our North Carolina Landscape Construction Branch, he will be responsible for all aspects of the administration and installation of large or specialty landscape projects in the Raleigh area.

“Chad’s experience and industry knowledge will be a huge asset to our North Carolina branch,” said President of the Landscape Construction Division, Bob Jones.

O’Shea, also a Durham resident, has been promoted to Operations Manager. He graduated from Belmont Abbey College in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and has a combined 14 years of industry experience. He joined the company in 2011 as Business Development Manager and quickly proved an asset to the team, earning himself the Branch Impact Award in 2014 for his outstanding contributions and dedication to the organization. As Operations Manager, he will be responsible for all aspects of production in the branch including all field operations, personnel, vehicles and equipment, safety, subcontracts, direct cost accounts and selected overhead expenses.

“Chris is a pleasure to work with, always striving for the best and always giving a helping hand when he can.” said Jones. “He shows a great amount of determination and hard work. He is very strong, self-driven person. I see a great future for Chris with Ruppert.”

Ruppert Landscape, a family and employee-owned business, provides commercial landscape construction and management with 18 branches serving seven primary markets in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Richmond, Raleigh, Charlotte and Atlanta. The company has a long-standing tradition of growing its team and giving back to the community. Visit us at