SYSPRO Manager Finalist for “Women in Business” Award

Joan Rood, Implementation and Training Services Manager, SYSPRO USA, Finalist for American Business Award, Category, “Woman of the Year – Technology”

COSTA MESA, Calif.--()--SYSPRO, a provider of best-of-breed, award-winning enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for on-premise, cloud-based and mobile utilization, announced today that SYSPRO USA Manager, Joan Rood, has been named a finalist in the 11th Annual Stevie Awards for “Women in Business.” The award recognizes the contribution of women to the success of an organization. As a finalist, Rood will receive either a gold, silver or bronze “Stevie” in the category “Woman of the Year - Technology.” The awards will be presented on November 14, 2014, at a gala in New York City.

Joan Rood is Implementation and Training Services Manager for SYSPRO USA. Her career spans more than twenty years working with SYSPRO software. During the course of her career, she has held portfolios within the Sales, Implementation and Training environments. Rood was influential in the development of the award-winning STARS Implementation Methodology for the SYSPRO ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software product. STARS revolutionized ERP implementation by speeding software installation for customers while, at the same time, streamlining business processes, thus enabling the customer to realize a faster ROI and enhance customer service.

Joey Benadretti, President, SYSPRO USA, “We are extremely proud of Joan, who continues to apply her talents, knowledge and experience to enhance the SYSPRO ERP user experience. Rood is instrumental in applying ‘best practices’ into our implementation methodology and is a huge proponent of promoting the benefits of better product training and certification.”


SYSPRO is one of the longest standing and largest independent, international providers of ERP systems for mid-market manufacturers and distributors worldwide. SYSPRO has for more than 35 years delivered on its promise to provide thousands of its customers globally with the tools required to effectively operate and compete. Backed by a truly dedicated and professional team of employees and partners around the world, the company’s ability to innovate and develop technologies based on the needs of customers is one of the reasons why SYSPRO enjoys one of the highest retention rates in the industry.

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SYSPRO manager, Joan Rood, is finalist for American Business Award, Women in Business Category.


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