The Garden Group announced today that Mars Services, a member of The Garden Group network, was selected for the 2018 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America. 2018 marks the second year in a row for Mars Services to make the Inc. 5000 list.

Josh Terry, President of The Garden Group, said:

“We are proud of our team at Mars Services that has worked hard to achieve this prestigious honor for two years in a row.”

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

About The Garden Group: The Garden Group is a family-owned diversified holding company based in Dallas, TX that focuses on small business investments.

About Mars Services: Mars Services is a market-leading service provider to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.  Mars Services aims to be its customers’ first call for carpet cleaning, countertop resurfacing, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, housekeeping, painting, carpet repair, 24-hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up, tub resurfacing, maintenance, make-ready and pest control services.

About Josh Terry: Josh Terry is the President of The Garden Group, a family-owned diversified holding company based in Dallas, Texas. In 2011, Mr. Terry co-founded Acis Capital Management, LP, a fixed income asset manager, which he helped grow to $3.7 billion in assets under management prior to his departure in 2016. At Acis, Mr. Terry served as Portfolio Manager for all funds under management, including a two-time award-winning hedge fund. Mr. Terry was also previously Partner and Head of Trading and Structured Products at Highland Capital Management, where he served as a member of the Investment Committee and managed fixed income portfolios totaling over $10 billion in assets. He started his career at Stephens Inc. as an analyst in the investment banking division. Mr. Terry has over ten years of experience investing in a wide range of asset classes, including bank loans, high yield bonds, structured products, distressed investments, real estate, equities and derivatives. Mr. Terry currently serves on the Board of Governors of Uplift Education and on the Board of Directors of Friends of the Katy Trail. Mr. Terry received a BBA in Finance and Economics, summa cum laude, from Baylor University. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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