Paul Kaser
Paul KaserChief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Paul Kaser graduated in December 2010 from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Economics. He has worked in the public and private sector, overseeing undergraduate research at the University of Michigan and developing reinsurance policies in Munich, Germany. Paul has worked in the construction sector in roles ranging from laborer to foreman to consultant.
Alex Riley
Alex RileyChairman of the Board
Alex co-founded MeritHall in 2011 with Paul Kaser and Patrick Beal. Alex served as CEO from 2011 through April 2019. He currently serves as a board member at MeritHall and Detroit Training Center.
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Interested in joining our team?

We work really hard, we have lots of fun, and we take a lot of pride in our service. We’re always trying to have a good impact on our community, above and beyond our day to day work. While we’re serious about what we’re trying to accomplish, we always keep each other in check to make sure no one is taking themselves too seriously. You’ll find a lot of personalities around here and an array of skills as well, but we’re always willing to take on a great person and help them learn something new. Sound good to you? – Then click the button to the right to see a list of available openings.
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Our Valuable Team Members

Robert Drake
Robert DrakeAccount Representative
Robert has an extensive landscape background with over 15 years in the industry. He has worked with Emerald Green Lawn Care, Elegant Lawns, and Professional Ground Maintenance in positions ranging from laborer to Lawn Foreman to Supervisor. Robert’s educational background is in Business Administration and Accounting Processes.
Travis Gorski
Travis GorskiAccount Representative
Travis Gorski is a graduate of Oakland University with a degree in General Business Management and a minor in Marketing. Travis earned a certification from Lincoln Electric Performance Motorsports Welding and is a certified pesticide applicator within the state of Michigan. He has significant experience in fabrication, manufacturing, and the green industry. Travis looks forward to using his knowledge to effectively meet your personnel needs.
  • General Business Management, Oakland University
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator
  • Commercial Drivers License
Keith Ditmore
Keith DitmoreAccount Representative
Keith Ditmore is a Staffing Professional with over 20-Years experience in Machine Tool Skilled Trades, General Labor/Light Industrial, Office Clerical and Office Professional Staffing Management, Sales and Recruiting. He has worked as a Machine Tool Electrician, Pipefitter, Builder, Machinist, Welder and Project Leader in the construction of Automotive Special Machines, Test Stands, Metal Shaping & Removal and Robotic Welding Lines. Keith is a Graduate of Wayne Memorial High School and a US Navy Veteran with 6-Years Service to his Country. He is a Founding Member of the Greater Livonia Chapter of the Business Network International, a Certified Scuba Diver, a Sports Enthusiast and the proud Father of 3-Children.
Maria Godinez
Maria GodinezRecruiter
Maria joined MeritHall in 2016.
  • Fluent in Spanish
Lindsay Washer
Lindsay WasherHR Assistant
Lindsay joined MeritHall in 2018, bringing with her extensive experience in customer service & administration. Maria provides assistance to the Human Resource Manager. As the administrative assistant, she is responsible for managing the front office, processing employment paperwork, maintaining detailed information in ATS & HRIS systems, performing e-file audits periodically, and managing candidate intake during job fairs.
  • Fluent in Spanish