Keynote Group Acquires Harrison O'Sullivan Inc.

Appoints Heidi Hauver as Chief People Officer & Managing Partner, Keynote HR

Keynote Group

Keynote Group, a company that helps organizations with business-critical hiring needs, announced today the acquisition of Harrison O’Sullivan, a transformational HR consulting firm.  This acquisition expands Keynote Group’s services to include executive search, outsourced recruitment and now HR consulting services.  Harrison O’Sullivan will be rebranded as Keynote HR and be the vital fourth arm to Keynote’s business alongside Keynote Search, Keynote Recruiter and their technology product arm, KAIT.  Heidi Hauver, Harrison O’Sullivan’s founder and Managing Director will transition into Keynote Group as both Chief Human Resources Officer for the group and Managing Partner of the newly formed Keynote HR division.  Coinciding with this announcement, Candice Gonzaga, Marco DeLuca, Jemellee Seletaria, and Matthew Hart have been hired into senior consulting roles to meet the continued market demands for Keynote Group services.

James Baker, CEO of Keynote Group stated, “Heidi and her team have a tremendous track record and reputation, it is a privilege to now be working alongside them.  By leveraging our respective expertise, we can provide even greater value to our clients and accelerate our expansion plans.’

"With the combined strengths of our companies we can dramatically improve the way organizations approach their talent needs"

Heidi Hauver, Managing Partner, Keynote HR

Heidi Hauver commented, “James and I have connected for years through our work with cross cultural organizations in Ottawa and in 2012 we got to know each other well through our Forty under 40 experience. Our visions for revolutionizing our respective industries made this decision very easy for me.  With the combined strengths of our companies we can dramatically improve the way organizations approach their talent needs.’

Keynote Group was launched in September 2015 and represents many of Ottawa’s fastest growing and most iconic businesses.  They have received several accolades since launch including two Best New Business awards and Family Enterprise of the Year. 

For additional information please contact James Baker, CEO at

Source: Keynote Group

About Keynote Group

Keynote Group is the parent company of several subsidiaries that support business critical talent initiatives for employers. This includes Executive Search, recruitment and virtual HR support.

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