Brian Collins Joins Whitley Penn as Chief People Officer

Dallas, TX (June 21, 2023) – Brian Collins has joined Whitley Penn as the firm’s Chief People Officer. Collins most recently served as the Head of HR and Administration at VWH Capital Management.

Collins has 15 years of Human Resources experience during which he has focused on talent acquisition, talent management, and people operations within the financial services space. Prior to his experience in Human Resources, Collins worked in client facing roles as a Technology Risk Consultant as well as a Manager in Business Advisory Services for a global professional services firm.

“We are thrilled to welcome Brian as our Chief People Officer. His extensive experience and wealth of knowledge in the human resource area will be extremely beneficial and crucial to the continuous growth and success of Whitley Penn,” stated Larry Autrey, CEO and Managing Partner for Whitley Penn.

Collins is a graduate of Baylor University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Management Information Systems.

About Whitley Penn, LLP

Whitley Penn is a full-service accounting firm with nine locations, and more than 800 employees delivering tax, audit, and consulting services across more than 20 industries, has consistently been recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting and other industry publications. We are a member of HLB International, a global network of independent advisory and accounting firms. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit


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