Ken Railey, a former employee, has returned to the company as Director of Fleet Operations.
Laytonsville, MD – Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the return of Ken Railey as the company’s Director of Fleet Operations. In this role, he will oversee the company’s fleet management initiatives by providing leadership, vendor relation expertise, purchasing skill, policy and program guidance, innovation know-how and monitoring of field operations to ensure execution and compliance with established standards and processes.
Railey, who will be permanently relocating to the Maryland area soon, was a former employee of Ruppert Landscape, working as the Director of Fleet Operations prior to the sale of the company in 1998. During his nearly 18 years with the company, he served in a variety of capacities including Mechanic, Shop Manager, Safety Director, Facilities Manager and Director of Fleet Operations. Since 1998, he worked as the National Fleet Director for TruGreen LandCare and later their parent company, ServiceMaster, where he managed one of the largest fleets in the country. Railey has over 38 years in the industry.
“Ken has a clear understanding of our company culture as he helped create and shape it in our formative years,” says Phil Key, president. “He was a very obvious candidate for this position and he brings with him a wealth of experience that will help us fulfill our five-year vision. We are happy to welcome Ken back into the fold and are confident that his forward-thinking ideas will help to help advance us quickly and dramatically in the fleet realm.”
Ruppert Landscape, an employee/family owned business, provides commercial landscape construction and management in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia and North Carolina from 15 branch offices and has a long-standing tradition of giving back to the community. Visit us at www.ruppertlandscape.com