Founder and Managing Principal of The Bedford Group
Donna Bedford, founder and managing principal of The Bedford Group, is known for her ability to help professionals leverage their strengths and develop the skills, confidence and courage to successfully compete. A dynamic coach and energizing trainer, Donna leads consultative sales, target marketing, strategic networking and client relations training programs. Her clients include law, accounting, consulting and financial services professionals throughout North America.
A renowned consultant in professional services marketing and business development, Donna has won several first-place awards for her coaching and training programs from the Legal Marketing Association (LMA Bay Area) and the Association of Accounting Marketing (AAM).
With more than thirty years of marketing and business development experience, Donna has a broad base of knowledge in sales and motivation training, personal coaching, industry/niche specialization, client retention and client satisfaction program design.
Based in Walnut Creek, California, Donna is a member and past president of the LMA Bay Area Chapter. She is a founding board member, past Mentoring Committee co-chair and past Senior Marketing Council co-chair of LMA. The LMA Bay Area Chapter won the “Best Chapter of the Year” award during her term as president.
Donna won the 2003 LMA ‘Your Honor Awards’ Rella Lossy Professional Achievement Award, recognizing her professionalism and outstanding contributions to the practice of law firm marketing and business development.