Who We Are

We are a network of professionals experienced in the art and science of post merger integration. To that end, we:

Ensure that your hard work of putting a deal together will be rewarded with a smooth and successful integration.

Introduce integration thinking into all of your pre-closing planning.

Foster a spirit of collaboration between executives and managers of both organizations in pursuit of the deal’s benefits.

Bring an average of over 25 years’ business experience to your acquisition or merger.


John W. Pancoast has spent the last 25 years specializing in corporate transformations and post-merger integration. He founded Acquisition Solutions in 2014 to focus on coaching and guiding leaders in the successful integration of corporate acquisitions.

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Greg Collins helps his clients develop, articulate, and successfully communicate growth strategies, and build teams capable of implementing those strategies to achieve sustainable revenue and profit growth. His work focuses on aligning the members of the client’s leadership team as a critical step in clarifying and then implementing any strategy. In doing so, Greg focuses on both individual and organizational change as the means of delivering results.

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Catherine (Katy) Paul-Chowdhury has spent over ten years consulting with organizations in the healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and mining industries. She has extensive experience in helping companies integrate their acquisitions, and loves working with clients to navigate the scale and complexity of these major organizational events. Her experience and thoughtful guidance have helped client organizations to integrate their acquisitions quickly, meet and exceed their performance targets, accelerate cultural change, and build internal capabilities and skills.

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C. Evan Smith has been helping organizations and leaders to deliver measurable results by fostering successful organizational and individual change for more than 20 years. His consulting clients have included major pharmaceutical, medical devices, financial services, chemical, automotive, technology, energy, and professional services companies, among others.

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