Hurley Marine, Inc. Honored as One of the 2017 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”

 

Michigan 50(Escanaba) – Hurley Marine, Inc. has been recognized as one of the 2017 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.

Hurley Marine, Inc. will be honored at an awards ceremony during the thirteenth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business gala event, May 4, 2017 in Lansing, Mich.

Hurley Marine is an aftermarket marine accessory manufacturer that provides innovative boat accessories for boaters who demand the best in function and style. The company is known best for dinghy davits, now offered in three models, as well as their underwater boat lights. Aside from dinghy davits and underwater lights, Hurley Marine offers muskrat guards, chocks, personalized placards and dock signs, gill gaffs, and their latest release, the game changing Fish ConTroll.

“Without the hard work and dedication from our team, none of this would be possible. 2017 is certainly going to be our best year to date,” Todd Hurley, Owner/President of Hurley Marine, Inc.

Audio interview of Hurley Marine History and Michigan 50 with Todd and Mary Hurley

Companies making it to the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” list are a remarkable group of second-stage companies. Defined as having 6 to 99 full-time-equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants, these companies form the backbone of Michigan’s economy.  Representing all regions of the state and a diverse range of industries, companies like Hurley Marine, Inc. are known for their exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, creation of innovation or use of innovation in creative ways, and their sustainable competitive advantage.

Winners were selected by Michigan-based judges from the banking, economic development, entrepreneurship development, and venture capital communities.

Michigan 50 Companies to Watch is presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.  Founding underwriters are the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, PNC Bank, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, and Dynamic Edge, Inc.

Contributing Underwriters include Clark Hill, Comcast Business Class, Consumers Energy, Dean Transportation, DTE Energy Foundation, EDGE Partners, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Fifth Third Bank, Hungerford Nichols CPAs and Advisors, Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates, Rehmann, Varnum Attorneys at Law, and Vistage Michigan.

Michigan Celebrates Small Business was founded by the Michigan Small Business Development Center, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, U.S. Small Business Administration – Michigan, Edward Lowe Foundation, Chris Holman – Small Business Advocate, and the Small Business Association of Michigan.

Information about Michigan Celebrates Small Business can be found at www.MichiganCelebrates.biz.