8251 Greensboro Dr., #600, McLean, VA 22102
703/390-1500; fax: 703/860-2080
Merritt Group is an award-winning strategic communications firm specializing in public relations, digital & content marketing and creative services. The agency’s practice group model is focused on Technology (cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, IoT, mobile, cloud and more) as well as other key verticals including Government, Healthcare, Retail, Financial Services, Energy and more. We bring our creativity to PR in the digital era along with our deep domain expertise to help our clients reach their awareness, marketing and lead generation goals and dominate their markets. Our client roster includes organizations ranging from large, industry-leading enterprises to emerging, venture-backed innovators.
Employees: 34. Founded: 1996.
Agency Statement: Merritt Group's philosophy starts with understanding our clients' target audiences and markets and developing powerful messages and creative programs that create awareness for their innovations. Our in-depth knowledge of our clients’ competitors, industry trends and influencers turns our campaigns into immediate ROI for their business. Our client roster is a who's who of companies with one thing in common — a desire to use technology to turn their industry, or market, on its head.
We pride ourselves on delivering insightful, strategic communications approaches that take full advantage of the intersection of media, digital and creative based on analytical research. While the landscape has evolved, our passion for consistently delivering high-quality, well-executed creative campaigns is undiminished. Our goal is to help the world’s most inspiring companies share viewpoints that get people talking and keep their audiences engaged.
We also have built our business on the expertise of our people by procuring and developing the industry’s best talent. We foster innovation and experimentation that allows our people to develop their careers to their fullest potential and, in the process, deliver incredible service and value to our clients.
At Merritt Group, we are family. We are go-getters, authentic, and love a balanced and fulfilling work life. A four-time winner of the Washingtonian “50 Best Places to Work” award and other top accolades from Washington Business Journal, CARE and other PR and marketing industry media and associations, the agency places employee culture as a top priority, which has resulted in an industry-low turnover rate.
Alisa Valudes Whyte, sr. partner & CEO; Thomas Rice, exec. VP & partner; Jayson Schkloven, exec. VP & partner; John Conrad, exec. VP & partner
220 Montgomery St., #640, San Francisco, CA 94104
Sample Client List:
Monster Government Solutions
Northern Virginia Technology Council
Nok Nok Labs
Riverbed Public Sector
ServiceNow Public Sector
Unisys Public Sector