Laytonsville, MD – Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Bixler to the position of Branch Manager in the company’s D.C. Landscape Management Branch.
Bixler has been with Ruppert for four years and has over 10 years of industry experience. He has previously held positions as Area Manager and Business Development Manager in our Laytonsville Landscape Management Branch, in which he successfully maintained and grew relationships with some of our most important customers. He won the Branch Impact Award in 2015 for his outstanding dedication and contributions to the Laytonsville branch. Bixler holds a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture Production from the University of Maryland and resides in Bethesda, MD with his wife, Megan.
“For our business to grow in the D.C. market, we needed someone with a strong sense of customer service. Chris has a long history of building and maintaining client relationships,” said Doug Halsey, Regional Vice President in Ruppert’s Landscape Management Division. “This, along with his ability to motivate and engage his team, will help him be successful in growing the branch and developing his people.”
As Branch Manager, Bixler will be responsible for the overall welfare of the D.C. branch, including the safety and development of his team, strategic planning and budgeting, training and day-to-day operations.
Ruppert Landscape, a family and employee-owned business, provides commercial landscape construction and management in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia and North Carolina from 18 branch offices and has a long-standing tradition of giving back to the community. Visit us at www.ruppertlandscape.com.