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Ashley Wiley and Lannie Morgan Promoted to Associate Partners

VIP News / 26 Feb, 2020

DALLAS, TX – February 25, 2020 – VIP is honored to announce the promotion of Ashley Wiley and Lannie Morgan to Associate Partners overseeing Executive Recruiting at the firm. 

Ashley Wiley and Lannie Morgan Promoted

Ashley Wiley joined VIP in May of 2015 as an Executive Recruiter, leveraging her experience in accounting and audit roles. She has placed candidates in the areas of accounting, finance, human resources, information technology and more, from entry-level through C-Suite. She has served an impressive client list in a variety of industries, including real estate, manufacturing, legal, and construction. She has a keen ability to identify candidate strengths and help communicate them to employers in need of top talent. She pursues well-rounded candidates that not only fit the bill for technical skill, but also possess the necessary traits to seamlessly integrate into the company’s culture.

Lannie Morgan joined VIP in December of 2015 as an Executive Recruiter, bringing more than 15 years of experience in talent acquisition. He has placed candidates in accounting & finance, information technology, human resources and systems support roles.  In his tenure, Lannie has been instrumental in serving clients in a variety of industries, including real estate, hospitality, medical, and legal. He has an innate ability to quickly find candidates to fill roles without sacrificing quality, enabling his clients to maintain stability and momentum.

“Ashley and Lannie’s expertise and drive to succeed will be pivotal in expanding our executive search capabilities and will help nurture the next generation of recruiting talent here at VIP. Their tenacity is a shining example of the service we look to provide to our clients,” said Mike Haynes, Managing Partner at VIP.

Mike Haynes, VIP Managing Partner

Eric Foerster, VIP Managing Partner

As Associate Partners, Wiley and Morgan will continue to focus on executive recruiting within finance and accounting functions and further develop client relationships as VIP expands its Search and Solutions verticals in the DFW area. “This is an exciting time for VIP. Ashley and Lannie’s entrepreneurial drive and aptitude for leadership will serve them well as associate partners, and will help us continue to move the dial forward as an organization,” said Eric Foerster, Managing Partner at VIP.

“It has been gratifying to watch Ashley and Lannie grow with the company over the last 5 years. I am proud to recognize their invaluable contributions to VIP and congratulate them on these well-deserved promotions,” said Jess Padek, Managing Partner at VIP. Please join VIP in congratulating Ashley Wiley and Lannie Morgan for their achievements on Linkedin.

Jess Padek, VIP Managing Partner


About VIP

VIP was first launched in 2008 as a direct hire executive search firm capable of servicing small privately-owned companies to Fortune 500 companies. With the demand of additional services in 2010 and a highly skilled search team, we quickly added contract and contract-to-hire staffing to enhance our ability to provide excellence customer service to our clients. In 2017, we added our project management consulting division, creating our current holistic approach. These service lines allow us to be the go-to, one stop shop for our clients. We envisioned a better way of doing business and are continually building on that vision every day.