Barbara J. Bowes, FCHRP, CMC, M.Ed.

Vice President (Manitoba)
Telephone: 204.943.0553

Barbara is a leading search professional, author and a respected authority on human resources.

Before joining Legacy Executive Search Partners, she managed a successful regional search practice. With more than 20 years experience in all phases of executive search, she has completed successful searches for President/CEO, Vice President and General Manager in a variety of fields and industry sectors. Recently, her focus has become College, School Board and senior human resource assignments.

Earlier in her career, Barbara led the Executive Search/HR consulting practice for Coopers & Lybrand (Manitoba) and served as the Western Canadian Partner in charge of the Search/HR consulting practice for the province's largest independent accounting firm.

In addition to her knowledge and experience as a search professional and business owner, Barbara is a well-known conference guest speaker, workshop leader and professional trainer. She is also the author of The Easy Resume Book: A Transferable Skills Approach. Her careers and HR advice column appears each week in Winnipeg Free Press and she is a frequent expert guest on shows broadcast by CJOB, CBC and CTV.

Barbara's client list includes Seine River School Division, Keewatin Community College (University of the North), Klinic Health Centre, Transcontinental Printing, Canadian Wheat Board, Association of Professional Engineers of Manitoba, Canadian Mental Health Association, Winnipeg Harvest, Royal Canadian Mint, Astra Credit Union, Jostens Canada, Ensis Growth Fund, Maple Leaf Pork (Landmark Feeds), Momentum Healthware, IQON Financial Services, Ridley Canada and Ranchers Choice Beef Co-op.

She is a Certified Management Consultant, (CMC), a Certified Human Resource Management Professional (CHRP - fellow) and is currently completing a Ph.D in Business and Leadership. She is also certified in a number of human resource and proprietary operational tools and strategies.

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