Kathy Elsdon-Befort joins the Economic Development Corporation of North Simcoe (EDCNS) with unanimous support from the Board of Directors.

Kathy formed her own human resource management consulting practice in Midland, Ontario, K. Elsdon Enterprises, over 20 year ago and brings 30 years of experience in the human resources field to clients across Central Ontario.

During her career, Kathy has assisted many private and public sector organizations to develop and implement plans to maximize human resource and strategic organizational effectiveness. Policy development, recruitment campaigns, development and delivery of skill enhancing workshops, outplacement services as well as labour market studies are all part of Kathy’s varied experience. She has worked with a number of executives during times of company growth, change, a union vote as well as a company sale.

She speaks with many groups on a variety of topics and has traveled internationally – Michigan Governor’s Conference in 1999, and to England to present at the first Annual Deming Forum on quality in the year 2000 (resulting from her co-authoring a published text entitled “Total Quality — A Framework for Skills Development”).

Kathy dedicates a great deal of her time as well to her community and has volunteered her efforts to a number of community organizations including Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation and Huronia Communities Foundation to name a couple.

Kathy is a resident of the Town of Penetanguishene.

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For further information on the EDCNS contact:
Sharon Vegh
Economic Development Director
Economic Development Corporation of North Simcoe
PO Box 8, Midland ON L4R 4K6
Phone: (705) 526-1371 ext. 114