Ruppert’s Georgia Landscape Construction Branch Welcomes Butler, Doran


Laytonsville, MD – Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the addition of John Butler and Bryan Doran in our Georgia landscape construction branch.

Butler has been hired as project manager. He brings over 17 years of industry experience, having held several management positions, and holds a bachelor’s degree in ornamental horticulture and landscape design from the University of Tennessee. As project manager, he will be responsible for all aspects of the installation of landscape construction projects, including supervising field personnel, managing subcontractors, communicating with customers and maintaining quality standards. Butler currently resides in Sharpsburg, KY and is looking to relocate his family to the Atlanta area over the next several months.

“John first interned with Ruppert in 1999 and has since gained considerable management experience and hardscape expertise,” said Patrick Luzier, Georgia landscape construction branch manager. “We are glad to have his talent and skill set on our team once again.”

Doran, a resident of Peachtree Corners, GA, has been hired as estimator. He brings over 35 years of industry experience and has held a variety of positions with other industry organizations including project manager, estimator, turf manager and business developer. Doran holds a bachelor’s degree in ornamental horticulture from the University of Georgia. As estimator, he will be responsible for accurately estimating direct costs for landscape installation bids and change orders based on plans, specifications and site inspections.

“We are pleased to welcome Bryan to our team and value his estimating skills and many years of industry experience,” said Luzier.

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