Who We Are

We are a network of consulting professionals with deep experience in corporate operational improvement.  Together we:

Foster a spirit of collaboration between ourselves and the executives and managers we support to deliver the benefits of transformative initiatives

Leverage the deep understanding and business-specific knowledge of our client staff

Bring an average of over 25 years’ process improvement experience to ensure success


John W. Pancoast has spent the last 25 years specializing in corporate staff function transformation and post-merger integration. He founded Acquisition Solutions in 2014 to focus on coaching and guiding leaders in the successful execution of strategic initiatives. Linkedin Profile


Mike Markos is a longtime partner and collaborator of ours in the field of core staff function leadership and transformation. Mike Markos is Founder and Managing Director of Experient Consulting and has been a management consultant for more than 20 years. He has a broad consulting background that has been directed at helping clients improve the quality and productivity of their business processes.  Linkedin Profile

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. Linkedin Profile

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. Linkedin Profile

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. Linkedin Profile