Barbara Bowes is an accomplished speaker, trainer, coach, writer and professional strategist/consultant. Barbara is also the President of Legacy Bowes Group, Winnipeg’s premier HR Solutions provider.

Combining working world experience with personal stories, her ability to engage audiences and address the specific needs of different company sizes and industries has made her a valuable resource in the professional speaking world.

Using the same charisma, charm and Human Resource experience, Barbara Bowes is also a much sought after professional trainer. With training programs ranging from one-on-one coaching to team workshops, Barbara covers a wide range of HR topics and ideas with confidence. As well, she can create custom training solutions to help you achieve specific goals. Barb is a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers and is a Certified Coach Practitioner.

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As President of Legacy Bowes Group, Barbara Bowes is a highly regarded authority and author on Human Resource related matters.

She is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), a Certified Human Resource Management Professional (CHRP - Fellow), and holds a Master of Administration in Education degree. She is also certified in a number of human resource and proprietary operational tools and strategies.

During more than 20 years in all phases of executive search, she has completed successful searches for senior leadership roles including President/CEO, Vice President and General Manager for companies in a variety of sectors. Recently, her focus has been directed to College, School Board and senior human resource assignments.In addition to her experience as a business owner, Barbara has also led the human resources management practice at an international accounting and consulting firm and was the Director of the Western Canada HR consulting practice for a regional accounting firm. In these roles she and her staff produced results for client organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to not-for-profit organizations.

Her popular "Working World" column appears every Saturday in the Careers section of the Winnipeg Free Press and she is the host of Bowes Knows, a weekly radio show airing on CJOB in Winnipeg.Barb is also a Certified Coach Practitioner, recognized by the Certified Coaches Federation.