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Priority Personnel Ranked One of America’s Fastest ­Growing Private Companies!

August 13th, 2015

Inc. Magazine Unveils 34th Annual List of
America’s Fastest-­Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

Priority Personnel Ranks No. 4512 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 with Three­ Year Sales Growth of 58%

NEW YORK, August 12, 2015­­ Inc. magazine today ranked PRIORITY PERSONNEL, NO. 4512 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-­growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well ­known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.

The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 18 to September 22) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind ­boggling three­ year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

“The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 21 through 23, 2015 in Orlando. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as Marcus Lemonis, host of the CNBC show “The Profit,” Robert Herjavec, one of the main “sharks” on ABC­TV’s “Shark Tank,” KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky, and Co­Founder of Goodshop.com JJ Ramberg.

Priority Personnel is an award winning staffing firm that has been serving the central Texas area since it was founded in 1993 in San Marcos, Texas. Priority Personnel provides skilled temporary and long-term employees across a broad range of occupations including light industrial, office-clerical, technical, professional and retail.

Over the years, the company has experienced tremendous growth and has become a recognized leader in the development, implementation and support of personnel services in Central Texas. We provide solutions to some of today’s most challenging human resource problems. Hundreds of Central Texas companies rely on us to provide their most valuable resource….people.

Priority’s success can be attributed in large part to the dedication and experience of its staff. Employees are personable, well trained, and eager to serve. Priority has assembled a remarkable team of professionals, each of whom shares a sense of personal dedication to meeting the needs of clients and employees.

Priority clearly recognizes its obligation as a corporate citizen, and continually works to integrate its business offerings with the betterment of the communities in which we live. Priority remains committed to providing the highest quality service using a delivery system that demands honesty, integrity and trust.

CONTACT: Cristina Rendon, 512­-392-­2323, crendon@prioritypersonnel.com

More about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000

Methodology The 2015 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2011 to 2014. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2011. They had to be U.S.­based, privately held, for profit, and independent ­­not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies ­­as of December 31, 2014. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2011 is $100,000? the minimum for 2014 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/5000.

About Inc. Media: Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 13,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

The Inc. 500|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 Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions. For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://www.inc.com/. For more information contact: Inc. Media Drew Kerr 212­-849-­8250 drew@four-corners.com

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