LAYTONSVILLE, Md. – Ruppert Landscape has promoted John Cericole to the position of shop manager in the Philadelphia branch. In his new role, he will be responsible for managing, servicing and painting vehicle fleet and equipment, controlling costs, managing employees and enforcing policies and procedures.

Cericole, a resident of Elkton, Md., holds certifications in ASE engine brakes, steering and suspension and is a 2007 graduate of Lincoln Tech. In 2012, he was the recipient of a coveted branch impact award, which is presented to the employee whose outstanding dedication and contribution have made a positive impact on the organization.