August 7, 2014 – Executive recruiter Ryan Search & Consulting has named John Conner as a senior consultant and Virginia Manning as a consultant. Both will provide talent acquisition and development services to the firm’s expanding client base in the healthcare, life sciences, architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing and economic development fields. With a background in employee and labor relations, employee benefits, career development and succession planning, Mr. Conner most recently was a human resources and management consultant with Conner, Gering & Associates. Ms. Manning was previously a recreational therapist with Tennessee-based Cumberland Heights Treatment Center. “Our recent growth may foretell stronger and more lasting economic growth than we’ve seen in a long while,” said Dan Ryan, principal. “Both Jay and Graham will significantly broaden our abilities to help more clients identify, acquire, retain and develop leaders and workers in a number of professional fields.” Ryan Search & Consulting provides talent acquisition and development services to clients nationwide in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, healthcare, life sciences and economic development fields.