YOUR MERIT TEAM

Experienced chemists. Independent ownership. Local presence.

We provide our clients with an uncompromising commitment to quality and service.  As an independent laboratory,  we know all of our clients, understand their needs, and respond quickly to their requests. The entire Merit team is committed to our client's success.

  Maya Murshak, M.S.   CEO + Technical Director

Maya Murshak, M.S.

CEO + Technical Director

Maya Murshak, M.S. 

CEO + Technical Director

Maya leads Merit as the CEO with over 30 years of experience in the environmental laboratory industry. Maya earned an M.S. and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University. 

  Michael Goergen   President

Michael Goergen

President

Michael Goergen

President

Michael founded the laboratory in 1987 and is its President. He has 44 years of experience in the environmental laboratory industry. Michael earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Michigan.

  Isaak Murshak   Vice President + Business Director

Isaak Murshak

Vice President + Business Director

Isaak Murshak

VP + Business Director

Isaak directs business operations with 25 years of technical experience. Isaak earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University.

Barb Ball
QA Officer

Jeff Phifer
Inorganics Director

Isaiah Murshak, M.S.
Operations Director

Megan Chilcote
Project Manager

Andrew Ball
Inorganics

Adam Bush, M.S.
Organics

Paul Larmann
Organics

Jacob Lee
Inorganics

Steven Parks, Ph.D.
Technical Support

Alex Williams
Extractions

Bill Tuma
Organics

 

Eugene Berezovsky  Ph.D.
Laboratory Manager

Michael Carlson
Wet Chem. Director

Samantha Smith
Project Manager

Kevin George
Organics

Alec Finley
Extractions

Tim Glees
Field Services Dir.

Doug Miller
Field Services

Jeff Elsey
Field Services

Justina Lyons
Organics

Doreen Pierce
Accounting/HR

Mikhail Murshak
Business Development

Patrick Quinn
IT Director

Josh Hillsey
Organics Director

Julie Teague
Accounting/HR

John Laverty
Project Director

Janusz Blaszczyk, M.S.
Organics

Jola Blaszczyk
Wet Chemistry

Jessica Hart
Metals

Chad McAlvey
Metals Director

George Puja
IT

Kasper Volk
Organics

 

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