Pepper Rutland’s journey began at Louisiana State University where he earned a Bachelors of Science in Construction Technology & Engineering in 1972. He also played football for the LSU Tigers and was a member of the All Southeastern Conference (SEC) Academic Team in 1972. Pepper was also a member and Vice President of the National Construction Scholastic Society, Sigma Lambda Chi. He takes pride in being a member of the first graduating class from LSU’s Construction Technology program, which is now called the Construction Management program. LSU impacted Pepper’s life immensely!
Pepper Rutland is also an active philanthropist and he puts a majority of his efforts to donating to his alma mater because of the fond memories and lifelong friendships created during his time at one of the country’s most renowned institutions for higher education. Pepper is an active board member of LSU’s Charles McClendon Scholarship Foundation, which gives children of former LSU athletes the financial means to get an education.
Pepper Rutland founded MMR Group in 1991 and the company has been building on a tradition of success through its dedication to excellence in electrical and instrumentation construction, maintenance and technical services since day one. Engineering News-Record (ENR) consistently places MMR Group at the top of its list of speciality contractors in the nation.
Pepper Rutland attributes MMR’s success to the wide range of clientele the company serves. The company services clients in oil and gas, chemical/petrochemical, industrial manufacturing, power generation, etc. The company also provides their clients with a wide range of services ranging from electrical construction, panel fabrication, power distribution, and much more.