About Pepper Rutland, MMR Group, Baton Rouge

 

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’s professional success has resulted in MMR Group being inducted into the LSU College of Engineering’s Society for Engineering Excellence. The donations made by Pepper and MMR Group have been crucial in the education of LSU’s engineering students.

 

The donations have given the department the ability to provide students access to more advanced technology. Students who utilize these resources will be armed with the skills and experience to get them on track for successful careers in the construction industry.

 

Pepper Rutland is also an active philanthropist and he puts a majority of his efforts to donate 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.

LSU had and continues to have a tremendous impact on Pepper Rutland’s life. He puts his philanthropy to good use by donating back to the university that helped him become who he is today. Pepper Rutland is a member of the board of LSU’s Charles McClendon Scholarship Foundation. This amazing foundation provides children of former LSU athletes the financial means to get an education. In addition, Pepper is an advisor to the LSU Construction Management program and speaks at various events to promote the organization.

LSU gave Pepper the honor of naming a gate at LSU’s Tiger Stadium after him due to his generous donations to the University. Pepper was recognized for his contributions of one million or more dollars to the university at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The former student-athlete is quite thankful for the opportunities he received at LSU and enjoys giving similar opportunities to ensure the bright futures of young people.

 

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 specialty 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 its clients with a wide range of services ranging from electrical construction, panel fabrication, power distribution, and much more.

Through Pepper Rutland’s work with The Miracle League and the donations made to LSU, he has inspired several young athletes and their parents and in return, he hopes that they strive to provide for their children and their children’s children. Pepper believes that emphasizing philanthropy in today’s youth will be a huge factor in how our communities continue to grow.

 

Pepper Rutland is eager to reach out to others and his community. One way he stays connected to his community is through blogging. Pepper Rutland utilizes content marketing to offer timely and important information to his readers.

 

Pepper Rutland attributes much of 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.

Pepper Rutland’s professional success has resulted in MMR Group being inducted into the LSU College of Engineering’s Society for Engineering Excellence. The donations made by  MMR Group have been extremely instrumental in the education of LSU’s eager engineering students, and have led to the development of several engineering and computer laboratories within the newly-constructed College of Engineering building at LSU.  The donations have allowed the department to give its students access to more advanced technology.

One of the laboratories is a 3-D building simulation and information modeling studio while the other is an advanced materials and methods laboratory. Students who utilize these resources will be armed with the skills and experience to get them on track for successful careers in the construction industry. In addition to this donation, MMR Group also provides opportunities to LSU students majoring in construction management and athletes through its internships and summer jobs program.

Today, Pepper has become more advanced in being able to reach out to others and his community. One way he stays connected is by being an avid blogger. Rutland utilizes content marketing to offer real information to his blog readers. Through continual education and research, he ensures that his blogs are accurate, informative, and interesting. Topics covered include TedTalks, How to Choose A Charity, and more.

Contact  Pepper Rutland to learn more about his impact on his community, his philanthropic efforts and LSU.

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