Ruppert Landscape has hired John Baker as network administrator at its corporate headquarters in Laytonsville, Md. 
Baker, a resident of Frederick, Md., brings over five years of industry experience and has held positions as an IT help desk manager, project manager and network engineer prior to starting with Ruppert. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and is technology certified in CCNA (Cisco), A+ (Hardware and Software), N+ (Networks) and ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library). In his role, he will be responsible for all internal computer, server and network operations at Ruppert Landscape’s headquarters as well as the company’s 15 branches.