Two hired in Ruppert’s Texas landscape construction satellite branch

Ruppert Landscape announced the addition of Maira Gutierrez and Arpish Jain in its Texas Landscape Construction satellite branch.

Gutierrez, a resident of Houston, Texas, has been hired as Branch Administrator. She has over seven years of administrative experience and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Houston Community College. As Branch Administrator, she will be responsible for maintaining and organizing all communication in and out of the office, weekly payroll, accounts payable and receivable processing as well as generating/maintaining financial reports and other general office duties.

Jain, also a resident of Houston, has been hired as Estimator. He completed his undergraduate studies in Civil Engineering at Rajiv Gandhi Technical University in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. He then spent two years working as an Estimator/Project Engineer for Prakash Asphaltings & Toll Highways (PATH) before moving to the United States to further his education. He attended graduate school at the University of Houston and interned with MAN Diesel & Turbo North America. He graduated in the spring of 2015 with a Master’s degree in Construction Management. As Estimator, he will be responsible for verifying material costs, qualifying subcontractor quotes, calculating labor hours, capturing miscellaneous expenses and assigning preliminary margins.

“We are thrilled to add Maira and Arpish to the team,” said Joe Maes, Operations Manager in our Texas Landscape Construction satellite branch. “Their talents are a welcome addition as we take on several large-scale projects in the Houston and Dallas areas.”

Ruppert Landscape, a family and employee-owned business, provides commercial landscape construction and management with 18 branches serving seven primary markets in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Richmond, Raleigh, Charlotte and Atlanta. The company has a long-standing tradition of growing its team and giving back to the community. Visit us at