De Bellas & Co. Announces Acquisition Of Priority Personnel, Inc. by The Hamilton-Ryker Group, Inc.

De Bellas & Co., a leading Staffing Industry M&A advisory firm since 1983, announced today that The Hamilton-Ryker Group, Inc. (“HRG”), a leading regional provider of commercial and information technology staffing services, has acquired Priority Personnel, Inc. (“Priority”) , based in San Marcos, TX. Priority was advised by DeBellas & Co.

This is HRG’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 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 HRG, commented that “HRG 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 HRG is the ideal fit to expand in and beyond our current market.” He added that De Bellas & Co. understood how important it was 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 HRG family.”

About Hamilton-Ryker Group, Inc.

HRG offers contract temporary, contract to hire and outsourcing within the light industrial, office professional and information technology staffing segments. The company operates under the brands Hamilton-Ryker, Hamilton-Ryker IT Solutions, Steverson Staffing and Metro Data Networks across 30 locations.

About De Bellas & Co.

De Bellas & Co. is a leading and is the longest established Merger and Acquisition Advisory firm focused on the Staffing Industry. The firm has focused on the Human Capital/Staffing Industry space for 30 years. De Bellas & Co. and its team have advised on over 200 M&A transactions and have performed over 200 valuations for various purposes in the HCM/Staffing space.
For further information about The Hamilton-Ryker Group, please contact Tracie Alexander, Marketing Coordinator at 615-291-2000 or talexander@hamilton-ryker.com

For further information about De Bellas & Co., please contact Royal Brown at rbrown@debellas.com or call 949-540-9158

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De Bellas & Co. is the leading investment bank focused exclusively in the staffing and workforce solutions industry, bringing extensive expertise in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and financial advisory services for its clients. Since 1983, De Bellas & Co. has specialized in serving enterprises whose primary value arises from intangible assets, or human capital. Our focus is the middle market, where we provide advice and guidance based on years of experience with entrepreneurs confronting once-in-a-lifetime decisions. We provide senior-level service and attention on all transactions, large and small, international and domestic, and both public and private. Our bankers have relationships with hundreds of strategic and financial buyers—and the ability to identify the most likely and best-suited parties to a transaction. Visit our website at www.debellas.com