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Our Management Team

Lynne Bard, President and Senior Consultant 


Lynne Bard received her Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation in 1990 from the Human Resources Association of Ontario. She earned her Bachelor of Arts with Honours in 1994 from the University of Guelph, majoring in Sociology with a minor in family studies & attained the Dean’s Honour Roll. In addition, she received her Myers Briggs certification from Psychometrics Canada and True Colors/Personality Dimensions Training and is a member of the Ontario Association for the Application of Personality Type (OAAPT).

Lynne has focused her experience working with businesses in human resources, recruitment, health, wellness, safety and operations management for over 25 years. Lynne has taken the lead role from recruitment to HR Solutions for her clients in a timely and professional manner meeting and often exceeding their expectations.

Lynne Bard, President of Beyond Rewards Inc. has over 25 years of experience working in Safety, Human Resource and Training; taking the lead role in Safety and Human Resources for her clients. Lynne provides HR Expertise for ECO HR Blog, writes articles for HAZMAT Magazine and safety blogs for HAZMAT’s online blog; develops and delivers many safety and hr training programs online and face-to face through Beyond Rewards and as a Professor at Conestoga College. Lynne’s expertise has won several awards of excellence in the field and continues to lend experience and credibility to organizations with best practice solutions and processes that lend to the success of her clients businesses.




Krysta Palmer, Operations Manager, Lead Investigator and HR Consultant

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Krysta Palmer is a dynamic, professional Consultant with over 10 years’ experience in Human Resources, health and safety, recruitment and workplace investigations and has worked with all levels of management.

Krysta provides Beyond Rewards clients with professional on-site and off-site HR Services from recruitment through to termination, health and safety, policy development, conflict resolution, outplacement services and workplace investigations. Krysta has experience coaching management on how to conduct successful and effective performance reviews with their staff so that the desired outcomes are achieved.