Laytonsville, MD – Ruppert Landscape promoted Rob Groves to the position of branch manager in the company’s northern Richmond, Virginia, landscape management branch.
Groves has more than 15 years of green industry experience and holds a degree in ornamental horticulture from Pennsylvania College of Technology. He has been with Ruppert for over 10 years, having started his career with Ruppert as an enhancement field manager in the company’s Gainesville, Virginia, landscape management branch. Within a year, he was promoted to enhancement manager and after serving in that role for six years, he took a position as area manager.
In addition, Groves was accepted into Ruppert’s Associate Branch Manager leadership development program in 2016. The program provides an opportunity for mid-level managers to learn, gain experience and grow as leaders. As a branch manager, he will be responsible for the welfare of the northern Richmond branch, including the safety and development of his team, strategic planning and budgeting, training and day-to-day operations.