Laytonsville, MD – Ruppert Landscape is pleased to announce the promotion of Ethan Brown to the position of branch manager in the company’s Alexandria, Virginia landscape management branch.

Brown holds an associate degree in landscape and turf management and a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from Virginia Tech. Prior to joining the company, he gained 10 years of experience in the construction and excavation industries and two years of experience as an enhancement manager within the landscape industry. He joined Ruppert in 2016 as an area manager and quickly became known as an exceptional salesperson, leading the landscape management division in enhancement sales for a cumulative ten months over a two-year period. For the past year, he has assumed the position of associate branch manager in preparation to take on this larger role.

“Ethan has set a new standard with his sales achievements, which can only be accomplished through building strong customer relationships and providing exceptional service,” said Fred Key, region vice president in the company’s landscape management division. “We look forward to great accomplishments from Ethan and the Alexandria team in the years to come.”

As branch manager, Brown will be responsible for the overall welfare of his branch, including the safety and development of the team, strategic planning and budgeting, training, and day-to-day operations.

About Ruppert Landscape

Ruppert Landscape, a family and employee-owned business, provides commercial landscape construction and management from 23 branches serving eight primary markets in Atlanta, Raleigh, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Richmond, and Houston. The company has a long-standing tradition of growing its team and giving back to the community. Visit us at

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