Episode 53

November 2, 2023

M&A Integration and Change Management Best Practices w/ Ingo Roemer

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On this episode of The Professional Services Pursuit Brent talks to Ingo Roemer, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Solution Architect at Solvit. They dig into the topic of merger and acquisition change management and discuss best practices, common pitfalls, and where to focus your efforts for the best outcomes.

Other topics discussed in this episode include:

  • The right time to engage with an implementation partner when going through the M&A process
  • A sequence of actions for merged companies to optimize their operations
  • 6 best practices to follow and pitfalls to avoid
  • The importance of involving the right people at the right times
  • Implementing a phased approach to get the most out of your systems and process
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Banoo Behboodi

Vice President, Success Engineering

Banoo Behboodi is a 20+ year software and services leader with extensive experience executing change initiatives with oversight of Customer Success, Professional Services and Delivery and Consulting functions. Banoo’s earlier experiences with AT&T Mobility, Coca-Cola Company and Ernst & Young leading key transformational and compliance projects, provided the foundation needed to be an effective leader and a change agent with a customer first mindset. Banoo is passionate about driving continuous improvement through sharing best practices and empowering resources through technology and analytics to optimize performance and job satisfaction while driving business outcomes.


Brent Trimble

Vice President, Value Engineering

Brent brings more than 15+ year’s of leadership experience in Management Consulting, Strategic Delivery, Marketing services and product development firms to his technology role at Kantata. As the VP of Value Engineering and the Managing Director of Marketing Service & Agency Vertical, he specializes in identifying process improvement potential, business optimization and key health metrics for alignment and orientation.

With deep business understanding through an operator lens - Brent works with Kantata partner firms to refine intrinsic and extrinsic value drivers - giving firm principals the focus required for adoption, mobilization, value realization and ultimately - success.

Prior to joining Kantata, Brent was a client of the platform and held positions at Interpublic Group, Accenture, WPP, and independent marketing consulting firms.