Group Excellence Joins the "Inc. 500"

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Group Excellence on the 2011 Inc. Magazine's list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.

Carl Dorvil, CEO announced Group Excellence has made Inc. Magazine’s annual list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., the “Inc. 500.”

Group Excellence is #450 on the list. Dorvil commented, “There are nearly 7 million private employee-based firms in America. We are so pleased to be a part of this prestigious list. Group Excellence is the only tutoring or K-12 related company on the list. We’re proud of the number of people we employ, and our cost per job created ratio. As we are helping to build leaders with our mentoring and tutoring programs, we also are striving to be a community leader in creating new jobs.”

The Inc. 500/5,000 list will be published August 24, 2011 on The September issue of Inc. Magazine will profile the top 500. The Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony produced by Inc. Magazine will be held September 22-24, 2011 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention center in National Harbor, MD.

About Group Excellence

Group Excellence was founded in 2004 by Carl Dorvil while he was an undergraduate at Southern Methodist University. Today he serves as CEO. The Dallas-based education services company has divisions in San Antonio, Austin, Houston, and Fort Worth. Using college students and young professionals as tutors, mentors and role models, Group Excellence provides tutoring programs to school districts and community organizations throughout the state of Texas. The company’s mission to motivate and inspire students has resulted in significant student gains on state standardized tests and other performance measures. In a study conducted by the Texas Education Agency in 2006 comparing federally certified tutoring providers, Group Excellence was the only tutoring company to show significant student gains correlating with the hours tutored. Over the last seven years, Group Excellence has grown to serve over 50,000 students across the state.

Carl Dorvil was selected as one of the 2011 Top 40 Under 40 people to watch by The Dallas Business Journal. In addition, Group Excellence was ranked 18th in Southern Methodist University’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Dallas.


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