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Khanh Tran, Staffing Consultant

Hire Priority is pleased to welcome Khanh Tran, the newest member of the Hire Priority family! Khanh is the new staffing specialist for Hire Priority’s Austin location.

Khanh has over seven, successful years of customer service and property management. Khanh believes in memorable customer service experiences. He prides himself on his honesty, dedication to service, and will do everything he can to alleviate the normal stressors involved in finding the right candidate. Knowing that without great clients there is no business, Khanh will do everything within his power to create happy clients for life.

Khanh enjoys trying new restaurants, fishing, and exploring the outdoors with his dog “Lila.”

Christy Martinez, Regional Account Manager 

Hire Priority is excited to announce the newest member of our team, Christy Martinez. Prior to joining Hire Priority as the new Regional Account Manager, she gained extensive experience as a community manager with Martin Fein Interests, AMLI Residential, Luma Corp, Camden Property Trust and Greystar.

Notable is her most recent accomplishment, Lakeshore Pearl where she completed a lease-up of 230 units in 4 months and 2 weeks. This also earned the team the “lease-up property of the year” award from the Austin Apartment Association. Christy’s greatest strengths are her creativity, drive and leadership. She thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach.

In 2013, Christy was recognized, and awarded the “Greystar Pillar Award for Profitability.” Other honors include: “Community Manager of the Year” in  2004, “Top Performer Award” in 2011,  “Pillar Award-Community” in 2013, and “Rising Star” recognition.

Christy has an active role in the Austin Apartment Association and currently participates in the “Community Outreach” and “Membership” committees. She is an active participant in the “Chamber of Commerce” and also holds her “CAM” designation.

Christy holds a bachelor’s degree from Mercer University in business administration. She lives in Austin with her husband, their two children, and their two dogs. In her free time, Christy likes to travel and enjoy the outdoors.

We are so pleased to welcome Christy to our team, as she will certainly be a huge asset to Hire Priority!

Seth McCain, Marketing Specialist

I am pleased to announce that Seth McCain has accepted the position of Marketing Specialist here at Hire Priority in Austin.

Seth will be responsible for all marketing and public affair matters at Hire Priority.

He graduated from Columbia International University in Columbia, South Carolina with a degree in Communications and a degree in Bible. Prior to accepting this position, he served as a Director of Communications & Social Media. Seth brings experience and a proven track record of success in marketing, which will be invaluable in meeting Hire Priority’s goals and objectives. I would like to thank my colleagues who participated in the selection process. Their efforts are deeply appreciated.

Seth will be an excellent match for this position and a strong asset to the team. Seth will be located at our Austin location and can be reached at (512) 338-4473 or at

Please join me in welcoming Seth McCain to our team!

John Garcia, Director of National Recruiting

Hire Priority is pleased to announce that John Garcia joined the company in November 2014 as the company’s Director of National Search.

John has over ten years of successful recruiting experience in both agency, and corporate settings. At Hire Priority, John will focus on placing high-end property managers, regional property managers, and other corporate office positions for our property management clients. Before joining Hire Priority’s apartment industry division, he recruited the following types of positions: accounting/finance, legal, sales, and telecommunications. Most recently, John spent eight years at Oracle – three years as a corporate recruiter, and then five years in a specialized M&A HR role.

John is a proud native-Houstonian, and has his bachelors degree in business from Texas Tech University. John enjoys live music, follows Houston’s professional sports teams, and coaches his daughter’s basketball team.

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