Hamilton-Ryker Announces Acquisition of Priority Personnel, Inc.
MARTIN, TENN. (September 2015) – Hamilton-Ryker has acquired Priority Personnel, Inc., in San Marcos, Texas.
Founded in 1993, Priority provides staffing services to the top employers in the rapidly growing Austin-San Antonio I-35 corridor through one centrally located office in San Marcos.
Kelly McCreight, President of Hamilton-Ryker, stated “Hamilton-Ryker acquired Priority because it is the leader in its market, has a strategic footprint, diverse customer base and experienced leadership.” Dan Roy, CEO of Priority Personnel, said: “We are very excited to have found the perfect home for Priority and believe Hamilton-Ryker is the ideal fit to expand in and beyond our current market.” He added that it was important for Priority to find not only the right strategic partner, but one who shares a very similar operational philosophy. We are delighted to be part of the Hamilton-Ryker family.”
This is Hamilton-Ryker’s fourth transaction in twelve months as the company continues its strategy of organic growth, as well as growth through acquisitions, in the southwest and southeast.
Priority will continue to be managed from its current location by its existing management team. Mark Olson, COO of Priority Personnel for the past four years, will remain with the company as President of Priority. He has been responsible for Priority’s sales and has managed day to day operations since 2010.
Founded in 1971, Hamilton-Ryker® is a multi-faceted company and industry leader for the provision of industrial, administrative, and information technology staffing, as well as, recruiting, management consulting, and information technology solutions.
Headquartered in Tennessee, Hamilton-Ryker is located in thirty locations across the U.S.