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Workplace MVP at SHRM22: Shari Arends - Rollout Systems

At her third SHRM conference, Shari Arends visited with Jamie Gassmann in the R3 Continuum booth. Shari is Human Resources Manager for Rollout Systems and has been in HR for seven years. She talked with Jamie about her journey in HR and her passion for it, her work with SHRM, the sessions she attended, and much more.


Workplace MVP is sponsored and presented by R3 Continuum and produced by the Minneapolis-St.Paul Studio of Business RadioX®.


This show was originally broadcast live from the 2022 SHRM Annual Conference held at the New Orleans Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Shari Arends, SHRM-CP, aPHR – Human Resources Manager, Rollout Systems


Shari Arends is the Human Resources Manager at Rollout Systems. She has been involved with HR for seven years.


Currently, she sits on the board of the Human Resource Association of Southern Maryland (HRASM), her local Chapter which is an affiliate of SHRM, and the MD SHRM board as the MD State HR Conference Committee Chair.


She volunteers at her church, the local rescue squad as a fundraiser, and manages the squad store.



Rollout Systems


Rollout Systems is a California, Maryland-based, highly regarded information technology and training solutions provider specializing in Cyber Security, Application Development, Network Operations, Cloud Services, and Mission-Focused Training Support. Rollout Systems is an agile government technical services provider; delivering cost-effective solutions in rapidly changing technology and warfare landscapes.


They continue to provide innovations through in-depth experience in global and complex enterprise environments and their mission-critical technical capabilities.


Founded in 2001, Rollout Systems has operating offices nationwide (Northern VA, San Diego CA, PAX River MD) with approximately 65 employees throughout the U.S.


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