The Bedford Consulting Group Welcomes Val Cambre of Teal & Co. As Partner

Val Cambre of Teal & Co. joins The Bedford Consulting Group as the company’s newest partner offering innovative talent management solutions to the Education Sector in North America. Val Cambre will lead the design of competitive strategies on talent identification, talent development, and establishing a talent culture for optimizing education processes within the academy movement.

Val has a deep knowledge and expertise in the unique set of talent issues that challenge the academy movement, which will be extremely valuable for our future clients in the education sector,” said Frank Galati, Managing Partner, The Bedford Consulting Group. “Our partnership with Val and Teal & Co. aligns with our core strategy in executive search and talent management at Bedford and can help provide private and independent academic clients with competitive insight into people and potential while creating the most effective systems for performance in education.”

Cambre brings 25 years of human resources experience to Bedford, having worked in some of the sector’s leading academic institutions including Appleby College, where she developed and led the Talent Strategy and HR Department, Governance Relations and the operations side of the school as Chief Operations Officer. Cambre successfully developed a faculty performance management program, a 360- feedback program, a mentorship program and a mutual respect program that contributed to the recognition as a Top 100 Employer in Canada in 2007 and 2008.

“Val has designed holistic operational models and organizational structures for some of the highest- performing institutions within the education sector in North America. Bedford is thrilled to have Val on board as a partner in developing organizational capabilities and level of leadership talent the academy movement demands,” said Howard Pezim, co-Managing Director, The Bedford Consulting Group and Toronto Partner, Transearch International.

Val has her Human Resources Management Certificate from Sheridan College and her CHRP designation from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Human Resources Professional Association and certified in Employee Opinion Surveys through Gallup, Thomas DISC Assessments, the Birkman method, SDI Behaviour and 360 Assessment tools.