Ruppert Nurseries promoted John Harich and Ed O’Brien to Montgomery and Frederick County branch managers, respectively.
Harich will open the company’s Frederick County branch this spring. He has been with Ruppert Nurseries for five years, and has served the company as field manager, area manager and business development manager. Harich was awarded Ruppert Nurseries’ 2006 Achievement Award.
O’Brien will take over the Montgomery County landscape management branch. O’Brien’s immediate goals are to continue to improve the branch’s service and product consistency and to groom branch employees for future leadership positions. He holds degrees in landscape design/build and business management and is both a certified landscape technician (CLT) and a certified pesticide applicator.