Reid Altavilla Promoted to Director of Shop Operations

Ruppert Landscape recently promoted Reid Altavilla to Director of Shop Operations in the company’s corporate office. In this role, he will be overseeing and enhancing the efficiency of our shops and fleet leadership team and seeking opportunities to implement process improvements.

With a career spanning nearly four decades, Altavilla has been a member of the Ruppert team for the past 27 years. He joined the company in 1996 as a mechanic in the Gainesville, VA landscape management branch and rose through the ranks to become Shop Manager, Regional Fleet Manager, and most recently Corporate Fleet Manager.

“Reid has been an invaluable member of our team, consistently demonstrating exceptional dedication, expertise, and leadership of our shops, fleet, and team members,” said Greg Franklin, Vice President of Fleet, Facilities, and Safety. “With his proven track record of excellence, innovative thinking, and dedication to our company values, we are confident that Reid will lead our fleet team to new heights of success.”

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 40 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