Melanie Anderson promoted to Director of Talent Acquisition

Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the promotion of Melanie Anderson to Director of Talent Acquisition. In her new role, she will spearhead talent acquisition strategies for both the landscape construction and management divisions.

Melanie has over 20 years of experience in the landscape industry, holds a degree in Landscape Horticulture from The Ohio State University, and has served as Talent Acquisition Manager for the company’s landscape construction division for the past five years.

“Melanie has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership and vision in her approach to recruitment and is uniquely qualified to lead our talent acquisition efforts,” said Mike Monde, Vice President of People and Culture.

In her new capacity, Melanie will be responsible for developing and implementing tailored talent acquisition strategies to meet the organization’s evolving needs. She will collaborate closely with hiring leaders across the company to understand their talent requirements and develop comprehensive recruitment plans to attract top-tier candidates. Melanie will also focus on building and nurturing relationships with external talent sources, including universities, recruitment agencies, and job boards to enhance recruiting efforts. Additionally, Melanie and her team will collaborate closely with the HR department to ensure a seamless onboarding process for new hires, facilitating their smooth transition into the organization.

Ruppert Landscape, founded as a family and employee-owned business, is a leading provider of commercial landscaping services. Headquartered in Laytonsville, MD, Ruppert is proud of its 2,300 team members who serve customers from over 45 branches primarily throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeastern US. The company prides itself on its strong culture, commitment to its employees, unmatched attention to its customers, and giving back to the community. For more information, please visit