September 23, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Culture Survey Development

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FEATURING: Brendan McElroy

HR M&A Consultant

Join to hear about the research behind the cultural survey and best practices for implementation.

Culture is how work gets done...

These words were spoken by every practitioner I interviewed while creating this robust survey to overcome a culture clash. Join the session to learn more about the deep-dive research and how to use the results upon implementation.


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

Brendan McElroy



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.

Brendan earned a master’s degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. In his spare time, he cheers for his favorite teams, the Minnesota Wild and New York Yankees, and analyzes sports statistics to dominate his competitive fantasy sports leagues.

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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.