New Additions and Promotions in Ruppert’s Forestville Landscape Management Branch


Laytonsville, MD – Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the addition of Bernard Botchway and Blake Turner and the promotion of Sean Sullivan in our Forestville, MD landscape management branch.

Botchway, a resident of Beltsville, MD, has been hired as an area manager. He brings over two years of industry experience, having interned with the company’s Alexandria landscape management branch in 2014 and having held a position as account manager at another industry organization before joining Ruppert full-time. He is CDL certified and holds a bachelor’s degree in plant sciences with a concentration in landscape management from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Turner, a resident of Chesapeake Beach, MD, has also been hired as an area manager. He brings over 11 years of industry experience, having held positions including operations manager with other industry organizations in the Texas market.  As area managers, Botchway and Turner will respectively be responsible for the sale, renewal and production of the branch’s landscape management work; the training and development of personnel; and ensuring quality, customer service and customer retention.

“The Forestville branch is thrilled to have both of these energetic and eager new people join the team,” said Matthew Davidson, Forestville landscape management branch manager.

Sullivan, a resident of Sandy Spring, MD, has been promoted to enhancement manager. He joined the company with several years of landscape experience under his belt in early 2014 as a field manager in our Laytonsville landscape management branch. He holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape management from the University of Maryland, College Park. As enhancement manager, he will be responsible for planning and executing all upgrades to help rejuvenate existing landscape management contracts.

“We are very excited to have Sean join the team and look forward to him growing into this new role,” said Davidson.

Ruppert Landscape, a family and employee-owned business, provides commercial landscape construction and management with 19 branches serving eight primary markets in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Richmond, Raleigh, Charlotte, Atlanta and Houston. The company has a long-standing tradition of growing its team and giving back to the community. Visit us at