Join West Monroe, Celergo and Ultimate Software for a thought leadership breakfast

You may not be able to change the future, but you can change how you prepare for it. Join us for breakfast at the Mid-America Club and learn about the top trends in global payroll and human capital management. You will learn how your company can take immediate actions to adapt to the future.


  • What the future holds for HCM and how your company can stay ahead of the curve.
  • If your organization is ready to support global payroll and HCM transformations.
  • How to understand and influence new behaviors through organizational change management.
  • Which HCM best practices can help with leadership alignment and employee engagement/training.

8:00am-8:30am Breakfast and Networking
8:30am-10:30am Presentations


Mid-America Club
200 E. Randolph
Chicago, IL 60601


Michele Honomichl
Celergo Global Payroll 
Founder, Executive Chairman, and Chief Strategy Officer 
Michele is a noted thought leader speaker who has presented at APA, SHRM, The Conference Board, and many other venues on a variety of Global Payroll, HR, Expatriate, business and technology topics. Michele holds a BF in finance from Michigan State University and an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. She has written numerous articles and contributed to the 2008–2016 editions of the Payroll Answer Book. 

Michael Hughes 
West Monroe Partners 
Senior Director, Organizational Change Management & Operations Excellence 
Michael is a recognized expert on business transformation and focuses in the areas of organizational change management and human capital management. His experience includes over 20 years in change management across areas such as organizational design, large scale process and technology transformations, performance management, competency definition, and business/IT strategy and planning. 

Lynn Ernst, SPHR, SHRM-SCP 
West Monroe Partners 
Senior Manager, Human Capital Management
Lynn is an experienced HR practitioner, currently leading the strategy and development of the Human Capital Management (HCM) practice at West Monroe Partners. Her expertise includes over 25 years as an HCM leader, generalist and consultant. She has managed large scale employee integrations, process transformation and HRMS implementations. She helps clients manage their people assets through process and technology and align their HCM strategy to support the business strategy.