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Larry Melton
CEO and President
The Building People

Lawrence Melton is the CEO and president of The Building People, which manages more than 25 million square feet of facilities operations and provides strategic support across 800 million square feet of real estate.

Since founding it in 2013, Melton has grown the company to more 200 employees, providing $30 million in professional services to 25 federal clients. In 2019, The Building People was named to the prestigious Inc. 500 list for rapid growth, and was recognized with the 2018 Moxie Award for the top real estate and construction firm in the D.C region.

Melton holds a bachelor’s degree from George Mason University and a master’s degree from Central Michigan University. In 2005, Lawrence completed the Senior Executive Fellows Program at Harvard University.


Panel Discussion | Incubator to Inc. 5000: Achieving Rapid Growth
2:15-3:00pm @ Grand Ballroom

Looking to scale up your company’s revenue? Learn the strategies and tactics that these panelists used to take their companies from an incubator to Inc. Magazine’s list of 5000 Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America.
All three companies were or are members of incubators in the county, and are bona fide #LoudounPossible success stories. They will share unique strategies that their companies employed and ways they position their businesses to achieve fast results.

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