Jenn Rooney

Rising Stars 2019

Corporate manager, HR shared services & systems

Stackpole International

The winner of HR Rising Star of the Year at the 2019 Canadian HR Awards, Jenn Rooney joined manufacturing firm Stackpole International in 2014 as an HR administrator before moving to the corporate office in 2017 as an HR generalist. There, she was responsible for day-to-day HR support in areas ranging from employee relations and performance management to talent acquisition, organizational change, integration of a new HRIS system and development of a new global mobility centre of excellence.

Rooney was soon promoted to corporate HR business partner and systems lead, followed by another promotion to corporate manager of HR shared services and systems. In her new role, Rooney is responsible for Stackpole’s global systems project plan and execution, along with rollout of a new Canadian time and attendance system. In addition, she oversees total compensation, including payroll, and all HR systems.