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Bud Harvey

Director of People Resources | Delta Chelsea Hotel

Bud Harvey is the Director of People Resources at the Delta Chelsea Hotel. He is from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan but has spent most of his life in other parts of Canada and the United States.
Harvey majored in Biology/Chemistry at Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas and psychology at the University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, where he also achieved certification in personnel management.

He has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, both in operations and as a Human Resources practitioner. He spent several years in the field of justice in British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, where he was the Director of Court Services. In that capacity he served on several national committees and traveled extensively throughout the country, corroborating and advising officials in Courts, Corrections, and other segments of the justice community.

In 1998, Harvey decided to leave the justice community, and headed to Vancouver where he studied Computer Animation. Although he graduated, he took a short detour in the hospitality sector. It was “love at first sight” and that detour changed the direction of his career aspirations.

He has worked in four Delta hotels – two non-union and two union. He has been at the Delta Chelsea since 2001 and has established a solid foundation with representatives of UNITE HERE, Local 75. He has been through two sets of collective bargaining and is about to start a third round.

Harvey brings his own unique style of management to the field – combining no-nonsense practicality with a liberal dose of humour. His passion and his commitment to his team is evident from the moment you meet him.

Bud Harvey

Director of People Resources