Tyler Merkley

Tyler Merkley


Select Past Companies
FedEx, BCE Emergis, Acklands-Grainger, Freightcom

Past Leadership Roles
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Vice-President, Director

Industry Focus
Supply Chain and Technology


Tyler joined GrowthPoint as a Principal in 2017.  With 25 years of business development and operational execution experience within supply chain and business technology, Tyler has been a welcome addition to the GrowthPoint team. Tyler has an established track record for delivering growth, value and exceptional results. His experience culminated in 2010 when he had the opportunity as Co-Founder and Managing Partner, to build Freightcom, a SaaS Transportation company that was successfully launched to market and later sold in 2015 with revenues in excess of $10 Million. Tyler attributes his success to the opportunities and mentorship he was afforded over the years, having held Senior and Executive Management roles with blue-chip organizations including FedEx, Kumaran Systems, BCE Emergis, Acklands Grainger and Insight Group Technologies.

As a Principal with GrowthPoint, during the initial phase of the client engagement, Tyler participates in delivering the GrowthPoint “Strategic Assessment” – our gap analysis and recommendation phase for select customers. Tyler leads GrowthPoint project execution teams responsible for the delivering on client’s strategic direction. Though many business challenges have been identified and resolved before, Tyler believes each client presents their own set of unique challenges and expectations. From his perspective, it keeps his role as Principal extremely interesting, and that much more rewarding.

Tyler enjoys golf, watersports, The Kansas City Chiefs, watching his daughter play hockey, humour and downtime with his family and close friends.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Change Management
  • Operational Effectiveness
  • Sales Results
  • Strategic Negotiations
  • Data Insights