“The Bedford team were able to close our deal in record time and always make themselves available to help, regardless of the issue. Their experience and guidance have helped us make the successful transition to a management owned and run business.”

Robert Rusnov
IPD Global Inc.



Our Team

We create value strategically and operationally, rather than through financial engineering. Our team members have all had direct operating experience in companies.

Because we are a small team and we make the decision to invest ourselves, we are very responsive. Please contact any of our team members with any questions or ideas.

Tim Bowman

Managing Director
416-947-1492 ext 310  Email


Tim began his career as a corporate and securities lawyer with Davies, Ward and Beck, and later as Vice-President, Corporate Development of Magna International. He then co-founded Apex Capital, completing buyouts of businesses in Canada and the U.S. and, in some cases, operating those businesses. Tim also was Executive Managing Director of BMO Nesbitt Burns responsible for managing over $400 million in capital invested or committed for investment in mid-market companies. He holds B.Eng., M.B.A. and LL.B. degrees and has served on numerous boards.



Elliott Knox

Managing Director
416-947-1492 ext 238  Email


Elliott began his career in strategic information planning and process improvement at Andersen Consulting, leaving to co-found Janna Systems and later Lealand Group, which invested in, and advised, lower mid-market companies. Mr. Knox is an experienced operator with direct senior level experience in both private and public mid-market manufacturing, distribution and service businesses. Elliott joined Bedford Capital in 1999, and has served on numerous public, private and charity boards. He holds a B. Math degree and is a Certified Management Accountant.



David Hass

416-947-1492 ext 312  Email


David has significant experience in private equity investing and corporate development. He has been a senior account manager with the Royal Bank, Vice-President of Corporate Development at Lenbrook Inc. and the Managing Director of both the Venture Debt Fund and the Small Business Venture Fund for Royal Bank Ventures Inc. He later held senior roles at HDL Capital Corporation and was most recently the Head of Private Equity of Aquilon Capital Corporation which was acquired by the National Bank. David holds B.A and M.B.A. degrees and has served on numerous boards.


Sheila Murray-Tateishi
Senior Vice-President and CFO
416-947-1492 ext 320  Email


Sheila began her career as a chartered accountant at Price Waterhouse. She is experienced in managing financial affairs in developing companies, most recently as CFO of Techbanc Inc. Previously, Sheila was SVP, Treasurer and CFO of Nelvana Limited, managing its finances during critical growth years, and during its transition to a public company. She was also formerly CFO of Security Pacific Bank (Canada). Sheila holds B.A. (Business) and M.B.A. degrees.