Muckleroy & Falls

# 17 Best Company to Work For - Small Companies

What they do: Commercial contractor; co-founder Harold Muckleroy has been in business for 38 years. Partner is president Max Falls.

Employees: 43

What employees love: 4 p.m. office closure on Fridays; quarterly company events; annual holiday, monthly birthday parties and “random” happy hours; companywide strategic updates from management; early holiday closings; merit bonuses; 100 percent of employee health premium paid for high-deductible plan. Employees can elect for a higher plan and pay extra.

Cool benefit: Fitness: Employees can buy Apple watches through a corporate program for $100. “Everybody’s really motivated to go to the gym and use their Apple watches,” Haley Pluenneke, the marketing coordinator, says. Offices in Clearfork are just off the Trinity Trail. “I go running after work every day,” Pluenneke says. Muckleroy & Falls this fall negotiated a corporate deal with a gym across the street; employees pay just $200 a year to join.

“Muckleroy & Falls is a uniquely blended company that was built on, and is still true to, its experienced leaderships’ values and trustworthy reputation, combined with an ambitious team that brings diverse backgrounds and skillsets together, exercising innovative technology and best practices to build a company that is committed to seeing the continued success of our community. We provide training and guidance, empowering our team members to serve in a leadership capacity while creating an environment, that from top to bottom, is passionate about their work and takes immense pride in providing products and service that exceed industry standards.”

- Matthew McDonald, Pre-construction Manager