20/20 Foresight Opens Office in Austin

August 4, 2023 – Real estate-focused executive search firm 20/20 Foresight has opened a new office in Austin, TX. The location will be led by Michael Morris who brings more than 20 years of commercial real estate experience. “The opening comes as the firm continues an impressive period of growth, including investments in cutting-edge technology, broadening its service offering to include a range of consulting services, and the addition of new recruitment consultants throughout the country,” the search firm said.

“Opening an Austin office is representative of our continued efforts to expand and evolve in today’s rapidly growing market so that we can better serve our clients,” said Alex Cox, president of 20/20 Foresight’s Texas region. “We are very excited about our new Austin office and the opportunity to assist even more clients with their talent needs,” said Robert Peck, managing principal.

Mr. Morris has previously worked in various leadership roles on the sponsor side of the real estate industry. Since 2010, he has been active in the Austin market where he has originated, capitalized, and closed land and office transactions in addition to managing all aspects of a private lending program. Before moving to Austin, Mr. Morris spent eight years in Houston and Dallas working for Hines Interests LP and Hillwood Development Co. focused on large commercial developments.

“I’m excited to join a team that prioritizes industry and market specialization,” said Mr. Morris. “As the Austin market continues to grow in size and importance, it is crucial to have knowledgeable recruitment specialists on the ground to help our clients build teams of forward-thinking, impactful executives.”

Industry Veterans

Founded in 1994, 20/20 Foresight Executive Search specializes in real estate, financial, and professional services. The team features 50-plus career consultants who are industry experts as well as a data-driven process, a technology platform, and an extensive database, resulting in a 95 percent success rate in placements. 20/20 Foresight has completed more than 7,000 searches through its 13 offices around the U.S.

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Beyond executive search, 20/20 Foresight offers a variety of services to help clients cultivate and manage their leadership teams. These include compensation consulting, succession planning, leadership assessments, executive coaching, and board advisory services.

Late last year, 20/20 Foresight added Dan Morgan as vice president of process and technology. He directs the planning and implementation of 20/20 Foresight’s digital strategy and IT systems in support of business strategy. Mr. Morgan has over 20 years of experience as a leader in the technology space in multiple industries including insurance, real estate, transportation, and education.

Top 5 Trends Impacting Senior Leaders Half Way Through 2023
Organizations around the world are facing historic disruption that hasn’t been seen in generations. With continuous shifts in the economic and employment outlook, the rapid rise of technological advancements, and other unprecedented factors that are helping to define today’s workplaces, it’s imperative that organizations grasp these trends and harness them to their advantage.

“As we enter the second half of 2023, these movements continue to be top of mind for business leaders,” says a recent report from real estate-focused executive search firm 20/20 Foresight. In its study, the firm provided the top five trends they see as shaping where the future of work is heading.

“Dan’s appointment to lead our firm’s technology platform brings a tremendous amount of value to 20/20 Foresight,” said Mr. Peck.  “At the crux of our strategy are significant investments in digital innovation with the focus on enhancing our client’s experience, candidate engagement, and operational leverage. With Dan leading our tech helm, we are certain to be the most forward-thinking executive search firm in the country.”

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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