May 14, 2024 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Central

Culture Clash: Navigating HR M&A

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Brendan McElroy

Senior Manager of Human Capital Solutions,

Solomon Edwards

Join Brendan as he leads us in a global discussion that dives into the complexities of aligning organizational cultures during mergers and acquisitions.

Explore the critical intersection of culture and M&A in our illuminating session, "Culture Clash: Navigating HR M&A." Delve into the complexities of aligning organizational cultures during mergers and acquisitions, understanding how differing values, norms, and behaviors can impact integration success. This session will provide you with the practical tools and frameworks for assessing, shaping, and sustaining a positive organizational culture throughout the M&A lifecycle. Whether you're an HR professional, executive, or industry enthusiast, this session promises invaluable insights into navigating the cultural nuances of HR M&A for optimal business outcomes. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding and mastery of culture in the M&A landscape!


We host global roundtables the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

Brendan McElroy

Senior Manager of Human Capital Solutions,

Solomon Edwards

Brendan McElroy is the HR M&A Roundtable Manager and founder of BJM Consulting, LLC. He is an HR M&A junkie who loves to research, facilitate, and speak about improving the employee experience. Brendan had the chance to cultivate this passion when he developed an M&A cultural assessment in 2019 as a research intern.

He has since been promoted to Roundtable Manager, supporting the HR M&A community by organizing events and co-creating resources like the due diligence toolkit. Additionally, he supports the M&A community by providing cutting-edge research and consulting services through BJM Consulting. - All Rights Reserved - Privacy Policy



What is the purpose of the roundtables?

Our virtual global and in-person regional roundtable discussions offer you a unique opportunity for networking, learning, and sharing your knowledge and experiences with your peers. At each session you’ll:

• Expand your network of professionals who share similar interests in Mergers & Acquisitions.

• Exchange experiences and know-how with other group members, allowing you to validate and share ideas, opinions, and best practices.

• Explore emerging practices and new trends in the HR M&A space

What is the HR M&A Roundtable?

The HR M&A Roundtable is a forum for Human Resources professionals and others managing the people, leadership, and culture issues in Mergers & Acquisitions. We offer roundtable sessions, training, tools, and an annual conference.

Who participates in roundtable discussions?

Participation is limited to HR or Corporate Development professionals who are either in a role with M&A responsibilities or who anticipate managing a transaction in the next 12 months.

Where are roundtable sessions held?

We host global virtual roundtable sessions every month. These 60-minute sessions focus on a particular topic of interest to practitioners. Discussions are led by a seasoned HR M&A practitioner who will help ensure what you share can be applied to your deal work. Past topics have included leadership retention, culture assessment, global deals, and total rewards alignment.

We also offer Regional Roundtable sessions in many cities, including Chicago, New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Austin, Denver, and London. These sessions usually take place face-to-face but have moved to a virtual format in response to the pandemic.