Award-Winning HR Executive Naomi Titleman Colla Joins Bedford’s Strategic Advisory Board


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Award-Winning HR Executive Naomi Titleman Colla Joins Bedford’s Strategic Advisory Board

TORONTO, ONTJune 17, 2020 – Naomi Titleman Colla, the Founder of Collaborativity Inc., a consultancy focused on driving progressive talent strategy to improve collaboration, productivity and performance, has joined the Strategic Advisory Board of The Bedford Consulting Group Transearch.

Naomi brings 20 years of professional experience and is a recognized authority on the new world of work, women in leadership, the gig economy and employee experience. In addition to Collaborativity, Naomi is the co-founder of future foHRward, a leading-edge platform for the HR community.

“We are very excited to have Naomi join our advisory board to provide her insights and guidance on the ever-evolving new world of work,” says Steven Pezim, Bedford’s Managing Director. “Naomi has an impeccable track record collaborating with senior executives and Boards of Directors to develop and implement creative strategies that maximize employee engagement and drive business impact. We look forward to her sharing her talent, knowledge and counsel at Bedford.”

A former Amex Canada CHRO and the 2016 winner of the Canadian  HR Leader of the Year Award, Naomi also writes a monthly column for the Globe and Mail about the people implications of to the new world of work. She previously spent 10 years consulting for Deloitte.

“There is no playbook to navigate the new world of work in which we currently live.  Executive talent in the current environment needs to have not only deep technical expertise, but also exceptional ‘human’ leadership skills and a growth mindset.  Having worked in a large consulting firm, been a CHRO and now advising executives and HR leaders, I have a broad holistic perspective and I am excited to leverage my breadth of experience to benefit Bedford,” says Naomi.

MEDIA CONTACT: Adam Michael Segal, Director of Communications 416-669-4890


ABOUT THE BEDFORD CONSULTING GROUP: The Bedford Consulting Group Transearch is Canada’s leading privately-held executive search firm. Bedford is the Canadian partner of Transearch International, a global executive search organization, operating in 39 countries. Bedford is consistently recognized as the number one performing office globally (out of 60+ offices) within Transearch . In addition to retained executive search, Bedford also provides services in proactive Talent Scouting, Executive & Board Compensation, Organizational Strategy, Leadership Assessments and Virtual Onboarding.

ABOUT NAOMI TITLEMAN COLLA: As Founder and Principal of Collaborativity, Naomi partners with leaders to implement progressive people strategies that capitalize on their competitive edge and avoid stagnation in this new world of work. As CHRO for AMEX Canada, Naomi developed a reputation as a thought leader in HR disciplines such as Talent Management, Change Leadership, Organization Design, and Employee Engagement. She spent 10 years in the Enterprise Risk Services and Human Capital practices at Deloitte Consulting.