Barbara Bahry

Described as a trusted advisor and a role model for accountable, results-driven leadership, Barbara Bahry has a career mosaic that includes a diverse range of organizations in the real estate, financial services, technology and professional services sectors.

For over 20 years, Bahry has been a key influencer of business success by leveraging her portfolio of expertise in leadership development, organizational effectiveness, performance management, culture and brand, and total rewards.

She is currently Vice President, Organizational Development, at Odlum Brown Limited, an independent, full-service investment firm with a nearly 100-year history of creating and preserving wealth. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, Bahry is responsible for guiding the overall talent, leadership and engagement strategies for the firm.

Over the years, Bahry has developed her expertise through national and global leadership roles at Sierra Systems, Pivotal Software (now Pivotal CRM, a division of Avolin) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (now PwC).

She is most fulfilled when contributing to the development of future leaders, which her role at Odlum Brown has provided ample opportunity to engage in. She views developing leaders as a critical business investment and is passionate about supporting individuals on their journey to being authentic and accountable leaders who drive measurable business outcomes and results.

Bahry’s natural sense of calm and purpose draws others to her, and she has earned a reputation for truly engaging others and gaining their trust. She is respected for her composed, polished and patient style.

Bahry holds the FCPHR designation, a prestigious award that recognizes Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) who have made exemplary contributions to the HR profession. She also serves as a board member for the YWCA of Metro Vancouver and chairs the Human Resources and Compensation Committee.