MeritHall Ranked #4 on the Inner City 100

September 2016

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and FORTUNE announced September 14 that Detroit based MeritHall, who provides general and skilled labor, bulk materials, consulting, and operational support to contractors throughout the United States, ranked number four on the 2016 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in the U.S. Each year, ICIC works with a national network of nominating partners to identify, rank and spotlight rapidly-growing urban businesses. The top 100 are determined by revenue growth and are honored on the Inner City 100 list published in FORTUNE.

In addition to ranking high on the list, MeritHall was recognized by longtime ICIC partner Chevron for its commitment to the local Detroit economy. Chevron presented the company with the annual Chevron Dorothy A. Terrell Community Impact Award which highlights companies that have a significant impact on their communities through quality job creation and civic engagement.

MeritHall Named One of “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America”

October 2015

Entrepreneur magazine recently released the results of their “Entrepreneur 360” study. MeritHall was listed as a Controller, a group they described as “know[ing] what their customers want before their customers even ask.”

The companies classified as Controllers represented a wide spectrum of industries, but what they all had in common was a focus on market research and understanding their suppliers and customers. We are honored to be named as one of the best entrepreneurial companies in America and agree that the “Controller” classification is a good fit for our approach to business.

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MeritHall Listed on INC 500

August, 2015

MeritHall was named to the Inc 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. With a 3-year-growth of 2443%, MeritHall was #1 in the state of Michigan, #2 in the construction industry, and #165 on the list overall.

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Young Entrepreneur of the Year

May 7th, 2015

Alex Riley, co-founder and CEO, was recognized by Michigan Celebrates Small Business as the “Young Entrepreneur of the Year.”

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All Stars of Snow & Ice

December 18th, 2014

Robert Drake and Travis Gorski were featured as Snow All Stars in Snow Business magazine.

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WJR 760AM Interview

October 17th, 2013

MeritHall’s executive team featured on Newstalk 740AM WJR.  Alex Riley, Patrick Beal, and Paul Kaser discuss MeritHall’s Workforce Management Program, how they recruit skilled trades workers in construction and landscaping, and what it’s like to be young entrepreneurs in Detroit.

Alex selected to 2013 Crain’s “20 In Their Twenties”

Crain’s Detroit Business

April 28th, 2013

In 2013, Crain’s Detroit Business included MeritHall Chief Executive Officer, Alex Riley, in their “20 in Their 20s” feature, recognizing him as a rising young professional making an impact in Southeast Michigan.

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