Mike Felts Promoted to Vice President of HR and IT

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Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Felts to vice president of human resources (HR) and information technology (IT).

Felts has held numerous positions during his nine years with the company, including estimator, production manager, operations manager, and branch manager in our Maryland landscape construction branch, and most recently as corporate administrative manager. Prior to joining Ruppert, he held positions as a partner in a general contracting company in North Carolina, a small business financial advisor, and served six years as a sergeant in the U.S. Army, deployed to Afghanistan for two of those years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Virginia Tech.

In his new role, he will focus on both strategy and structure as it pertains to the two departments. The HR team will continue to build efforts around recruiting, training, and retaining talented employees. The IT team will focus on the security and the strategic growth of the company’s processes and systems.

“With our anticipated growth, our goal is to remain responsive and focused on serving both our internal and external customers” said Phil Key, company president. “With Mike heading these efforts, we know that these teams are well-positioned to provide the support we need to help us meet our goals.”

Ruppert Landscape, a family and employee-owned business, has been an industry-leading provider of commercial landscape construction and management services for almost 50 years. Headquartered in Laytonsville, Maryland, the company employs over 1600 people and serves customers from 25 branches in eight primary markets: Philadelphia, Baltimore, 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 www.ruppertlandscape.com.