Case Studies

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Every fall, the Austin Business Journal recognizes the Fast 50 – the 50 fastest-growing companies in central Texas.

Whim Hospitality was one of several HireBetter clients who made the Fast 50 list in 2017, coming in at #23 for companies under $10M. Perhaps even more exciting, CEO Kim Hanks was recognized for her outstanding leadership, winning...


When you provide data center services for companies with sensitive data in industries like healthcare, financial services, and education, you cannot afford any down time. So when OnRamp’s Director of Human Resources was ready to take maternity leave, they needed someone to keep this part of the business running smoothly.

Because OnRamp is growing fast and planned to hire several new employees during this period, HireBetter intentionally...


Texture Media realized the need for operational expertise in order to take their recently-acquired business to the next level. The team's grit and ingenuity had historically led the way, but discussions with HireBetter helped build a case to an alternative approach: hire the game-changer who has successfully built the infrastructure to match the vision for big growth.

HireBetter recruited an exceptional Chief Operating Officer who...


Falcon Structures began working with HireBetter as it evolved its business model from renting refurbished shipping containers to manufacturing and reselling them.

HireBetter developed a Strategic Talent Plan that identified holes in Falcon's organizational structure causing bottlenecks to growth; recruited key team members; and help increase the team's engagement. In fact, Falcon's net promoter score, a measure of employee engagement,...


Barracks Townhomes is a fast-growing student housing community based in College Station, Texas. The CEO began a quest to hire an operator to help him execute his vision but after engaging HireBetter, he ended up with much more.

Though Barracks had grown rapidly, they knew "what got them here won't get them there." HireBetter assessed the company's needs from a strategic perspective and, working closely with the CEO, created a blueprint...


Envirocon, makers of LemiShine, realized to continue their fast-paced growth, they needed to add talent that had been there and done that.

They were looking locally, placing ads, and sifting through piles of mediocre resumes.

HireBetter assessed the company holistically to understand the need. We looked at fit, not just skill sets, and strategically hired key players in the right roles that changed the trajectory of the...


Deep Eddy Vodka burst onto the Austin scene in 2011 and quickly became a local favorite. With quality craftsmanship and clean, natural flavors combined with retro marketing appeal, it's no wonder the company gained the attention of industry leaders nationwide.

Deep Eddy founder Clayton Christopher had previously started Sweet Leaf Tea and, after 14 years, sold it to Nestle. He knew from experience that he needed game-changers in key...


HomePlate Peanut Butter’s CEO, Clint Greenleaf, is a successful entrepreneur who previously founded and ultimately sold Greenleaf Book Group. So it might seem a little odd that he then launched a new kind of company with a network of former Major League Baseball players. But peanut butter is a dugout staple, and these founders set out to develop a healthier and tastier version of the amazing spread.

Greenleaf has grown the company from...


Living Direct, an online retailer specializing in popular built-in and outdoor home appliances, has a stellar reputation for its knowledgeable and reliable customer-focused service team. The company’s meteoric growth resulted in a significant increase in its call center needs, which quickly became overwhelmed.

After striking out with several other staffing firms and recruiting agencies, Living Direct contacted HireBetter with an urgent...


Private equity firms face the chronic challenge of identifying and attracting exceptional talent to drive growth, profitability, and a successful exit. Evolve Capital is no exception and managing a portfolio of companies across niche industries, in remote locations, adds extra layers of difficulty. They need a turnkey solution to their talent challenges, and HireBetter has consistently been the answer.

Rather than waiting until the deal...


Despite experiencing excellent growth over a 20+ year history, travel insurance provider Seven Corners was stuck in a holding pattern.

“I had known we had a people problem for a while,” said co-founder Justin Tysdal. “For the majority of our 20 year history, we grew tremendously but in the past few years we just couldn’t seem to get over the hump.”

HireBetter challenged the company founders to answer some hard questions about...


Randy Murphy, CEO of Mama Fu’s restaurant group, has a vision to create a global, fast casual restaurant brand. To achieve this, Randy recognized the need for additional talent and expertise in order to take the company to the next level.

Guided by a Strategic Talent Planning™ session, Mama Fu’s and HireBetter redesigned the company’s organizational structure and set out to bolster its senior leadership team. After conducting...