TAG: Phil Key

LM150: Evaluating directly

June 17, 2016By

You grew about 12 percent last year. Is that typical? That’s pretty standard for us, in the 10 percent to 15 percent range. Over the history of the company, that’s what we target, and we’ve usually been successful at it. We mainly target that range to provide opportunity for employees. Talk about your renewed focus on evaluations. Everybody has some... read more

Ruppert honors employees at yearly awards banquet

March 9, 2016By

Ruppert Landscape honored 21 employees at the company’s annual awards banquet at the Hunt Valley Inn in Hunt Valley, Md. “These awards highlight exceptional individuals whose superior efforts and skills have benefited our customers and our employees,” said Phil Key, company president. “We are truly proud of each of these individuals and what they’ve accomplished.” The company’s top two honors... read more

Ruppert Landscape wins the 2016 Future 50 award

November 24, 2015By

Ruppert Landscape, a family- and employee-owned business located in Laytonsville, Md., was named one of the 2016 Future 50 award winners. The awards program recognizes the region’s 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies and 10 small Emerging Growth companies who have experienced outsized growth based on a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth. “The quality of our people is the key to... read more

Ruppert opens D.C. branch, promotes McGehee to manager

March 26, 2015By

Ruppert Landscape promoted Charlotte McGehee to branch manager of a new landscape management branch in Washington, D.C. “The position Charlotte is filling has been the direct result of a new branch opening in the region,” said Doug Halsey, vice president and regional director of the landscape management division. “With her strong leadership traits, her determined approach and her passion for... read more

Ruppert Landscape opens branch in Mableton, Ga.

March 9, 2015By

Ruppert Landscape expanded its Georgia operations to include a new branch in Mableton, Ga., led by Branch Manager Thor Grenier. “The Georgia market is a vibrant area with a lot of great customers,” President Phil Key said. “We are fortunate to be in a position to expand with a new branch and provide growth opportunity for our employees.” The Mableton... read more

Ruppert acquires A R Star

April 3, 2014By

Laytonsville, Md.-based Ruppert Landscape acquired A R Star Services, also located in Maryland and specializing in commercial landscape management services. The transaction includes the purchase of select commercial landscape management contracts—primarily based in northern Baltimore County, trucks and equipment.  “A R Star has built a reputation as a service oriented company with customers who have been with them for many... read more