LAYTONSVILLE, Md. – Ruppert Landscape has promoted Bob Jones to the position of president of the Landscape Construction Division.

In this role, Jones will oversee the company’s landscape construction division, including strategic planning and new branch development, national sales, personnel development and customer relations. He directs the division’s day-to-day operations, managing four branch offices with over 200 employees.

Jones attended Ohio State University and has over 30 years of industry experience where he has served in variety of operational capacities. Prior to his work in the industry, he was a corporal in the United States Marine Corp. He is the 2014 chairman elect of the board of directors for Associated Builders and Contractors Metro Washington Chapter. He has been with the Ruppert organization for 17 years and in 2005 received the Clyde Vadner Merit Award, one of the company’s top honors. Jones lives in Finksburg, Md., with his wife, Kara, and their three children.