Timeline

1971

  • Wayne McCreight Founded West TN Personnel

1972

  • Wayne McCreight partnered with Crawford Gallimore

1974

  • Company name changed to Hamilton-Ryker

1976

  • Hamilton-Ryker opened 1st Staffing office in Martin, TN

1991

  • Hamilton-Ryker became 1st staffing company in Tennessee to require mandatory drug testing for associates

2002

  • Formed Hamilton-Ryker Federal and Hamilton-Ryker IT Solutions
  • Hamilton-Ryker Federal established presence in Washington, D.C.

2007

  • Opened 1st Hamilton-Ryker IT Solutions staffing office in Birmingham, AL

2009

  • Hamilton-Ryker names Kelly McCreight as President

2010

  • Hamilton-Ryker staffed the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky for all security and perimeter control.

2011

  • Hamilton-Ryker celebrates 40 year Anniversary

2012

  • Hamilton-Ryker becomes an Employee Owned Company and announces ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

2013

  • Hamilton-Ryker named Next Award Finalist by Nashville Chamber of Commerce
  • Hamilton-Ryker honored as Goodwill Employer Partner of the Year

2014

  • Hamilton-Ryker named Next Award Finalist by Nashville Chamber of Commerce
  • Hamilton-Ryker IT Solutions acquires Steverson Staffing Houston, TX
  • Hamilton-Ryker IT Solutions acquires iSymphony in Houston, TX
  • Hamilton-Ryker IT Solutions acquires Metro Data Networks in Washington, D.C.
  • Hamilton-Ryker IT Solutions forms Management Consulting offering

2015

  • Hamilton-Ryker acquires Priority Personnel in San Marcos, TX
  • Hamilton-Ryker named 2015 Fastest Growing Staffing Firms by Staffing Industry Analysts
  • Hamilton-Ryker honored as Best in Business Finalist by Nashville Business Journal
  • Hamilton-Ryker receives Goodwill Regional Partner Award
  • Hamilton-Ryker opens office in Madison, MS
  • Hamilton-Ryker offers staffing in Memphis, TN

2016

2017

  • Hamilton-Ryker begins partnership with a veteran’s organization to assist the transition into civilian life
  • Hamilton-Ryker begins utilizing Virtual Reality to offer hands on training and close the skills gap
  • Soft Skills training course developed in partnership with the University of Tennessee
  • Hamilton-Ryker is awarded Best of Staffing Client Satisfaction by Inavero for 2nd year in a row
  • CEO Kelly McCreight named ASA Chairman of the Board

2018

Hamilton-Ryker is awarded Best of Staffing Client Satisfaction by Inavero for 3rd consecutive year

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