Kathy Bedard is a Consultant with Grahall, LLC, specializing in Organization Analysis and Design. She is also Director of HR Consulting with McConnell HRC Inc. – a boutique management consulting firm specializing in Organization Design challenges. The firm has offices in both Ottawa and New York.
With experience that spans the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, Kathy’s clients include organizations of all sizes and complexities. She has led a number of organizational transformations using a proven methodology that ensures the design of an organization reflects the mission, vision and strategic priorities of the business.
Prior to joining Grahall and McConnell HRC, Kathy was Manager of Human Resources for Protectron Inc., a leading Canadian private sector residential and commercial security systems company. During her tenure at Protrectron Inc, Kathy managed the HR integration for a series of mergers and acquisitions which resulted in national organizational growth of more than seven times the original employee base.
Kathy is currently the President of the Human Resources Professionals Association in Ottawa.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a specialization in Human Resources. Kathy has earned Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation and is pursuing her Senior Human Resources Professional (SHRP) in Canada.
Kathy has studied Advanced Organization Design at New York University (NYU) and Organization Analysis and Design at DePaul University in Chicago. She has also recently earned the Human Capital Strategist (HCS) certification from the Human Capital Institute in Washington D.C.