Mark Herndon serves as President of M&A Partners where his practice includes M&A strategy, due diligence, integration management; enterprise communications; leadership during periods of disruptive change; and helping acquirers build internal M&A capabilities that maximize deal value.
Mark formerly served as U.S. Region Leader for Merger and Acquisition Services with Watson Wyatt Worldwide, a global top-twenty consulting firm, where his clients included Boeing, Dell Computer, Dow Chemical, Equistar Chemicals LP, Lyondell Petrochemical and McNeil Consumer Products, among others. In addition, Mark served as President of a boutique transaction advisory firm that supported private equity firms, family offices and mid-market companies with M&A buy-side and sell-side transaction services including acquisition strategy; valuation; financing for growth and distressed situations; due diligence; restructuring and debt workouts.
Mark is the co-author of The Complete Guide To Mergers and Acquisitions: Process Tools to Support M&A Integration at Every Level, which has been translated into five languages and is used as a foundational guide for various consulting firms and university programs.
Mark serves as a Board Director for various companies and faith-based organizations. In addition to his business advisory work, Mark serves as Chief Knowledge Officer for the M&A Leadership Council, a professional association devoted to establishing best-practices for the M&A community. A dynamic and professional speaker, Mark has presented keynote addresses and training sessions to nearly 400,000 people in 45 states and twelve countries.