HR Recognition

Let's Celebrate!We like to celebrate our members and their accomplishments!  If you have recently completed your certification for your PHR, PHR-CA, SPHR, SPHR-CA, GPHR, HRBP, or HRMP we want to recognize you.  Complete the form below and someone from our HR Recognitions Committee will be in touch with you soon.


Member Spotlight

SHRM-Memphis wants to congratulate our recently certified PHR / SPHR members!  Your effort is not only a worth while investment in your professional development, but a commitment to the advancement of the HR profession within the community.

Periodically we would like to highlight members of the HR community who are making an impact in the industry.  To nonminate/submit candidate information please email our HR Recognition team at [email protected] 

Member Spotlight

Rolana June Bourland, PHR, SHRM-CP

Buckman Laboratories, Inc

Rolana Bourland has been a member of SHRM since 2006 and will be Past President for SHRM-Memphis for the 2015 term.  Rolana recently left her role as Human Resources Manager at Cummins Mid-South, LLC to join Barnhart Crane & Rigging as their Director of Human Resources.rnRolana received her bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in Management and International Business in 1997 and is currenlty pursing a Masters in Human Resources Leadership from the University of Memphis.  In December 2011, Rolana was awarded her PHR Certification.  Since joining SHRM-Memphis she has served as President, President-Elect, Vice President of Communications, and as the Co-Leader for the Hiring & Staffing Career Emphasis Group.  Rolana served on the TN SHRM State Conference Committee as the Facility Chair for the 2012 Conference held in Memphis.  Rolana earned her Advanced Leader Bronze as a member of the Pacesetters Toastmasters Club.  She served four years on the Habitat for Humanity’s Tool Box Bash Committee and was awarded the Habitat Hero Award in 2010 for her commitment to Habitat for Humanity. rnWhen not at work or volunteering for SHRM-Memphis, Rolana and her husband Richard, enjoy travelling and are avid Scuba Divers.  They have travelled around the Caribbean to various dive spots and hope, one day, to complete their instructor certifications to be able to teach others the sport they enjoy.