LAYTONSVILLE, Md. – Ruppert Landscape promoted Scott Distasio to the role of branch manager in for the Baltimore Landscape Maintenance branch.
Distasio, a Catonsville, Md. resident, has over 15 years of industry experience and has been with the company for five years serving in the roles of area manager and enhancement manager. “This promotion will offer continuity in the branch and with the Baltimore market, which Scott has served since 2007,” said Regional Manager Doug Halsey, to whom Distasio reports. “Scott’s strength is building strong client relationships, which we have seen on projects he’s managed such as The University of Maryland Baltimore campus and Sheppard Pratt Hospital. He’s proven that he has what it takes to manage all aspects of a branch.”
In 2008, he was awarded the 2008 Branch Impact Award for the Frederick Landscape Management Branch, an award that is presented to the branch employee whose outstanding dedication and contribution have made a positive impact on the organization. Distasio holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape development from SUNY Cobleskill.
As a Branch Manager, Distasio will be responsible for the overall development and health of the branch including strategic planning, budgeting, training and higher education and all day-to-day operations.
“The position Scott is filling has been the result of division transfers, promotions and new branch openings in the region,” said Phil Key, vice president and director of the Landscape Management Division. “Recognizing outstanding performance and promoting from within are part of our company’s core values. We are happy that our growth continues to provide opportunities for high achievers in our company, like Scott, to excel.”