Businessolver’s Rae Shanahan Named Female Executive of the Year

Posted on Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Chief Strategy Officer for the HR tech leader won Silver-level honors in 2021 Women in Business Awards  

WEST DES MOINES, IA (October 1, 2021)— Businessolver®, a leader in SaaS-based benefits technology and services, announced its Chief Strategy Officer, Rae Shanahan, earned a Silver Award in the Female Executive of the Year category from the 18th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business.  

As the global premier business awards, the Stevie Awards aim to recognize the positive and innovative contributions of organizations and workers worldwide. The Women and Business ceremony honors the remarkable achievements of these experts across 100 different categories. This season, more than 1,500 nominations were considered.

“This is a remarkable and well-deserved honor that recognizes Rae’s hard work and dedication to our Solvers, clients, and partners,” said Jon Shanahan, Businessolver CEO and President. “Rae’s strategic focus was key to Businessolver’s success during one of the most challenging years in history. While overseeing our nearly overnight transition to a fully remote workforce, she also has been a consistent champion for mental health and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives throughout the company. On behalf our entire organization, I offer her my wholehearted gratitude and congratulations. ”

“Women-owned and -run organizations have contributed significantly to the increase in innovation and entrepreneurial activity we’ve seen globally since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic,” noted Maggie Gallagher Miller, president of the Stevie Awards. “The nominations submitted to the 18th Stevie Awards for Women in Business that attest to this are inspiring, humbling, and motivating.  We congratulate all of our Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie winners.”

Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 160 business professionals around the world, working on eight juries. Rae Shanahan and her fellow honorees will be recognized during a virtual awards ceremony on Jan. 13, 2022.

About Businessolver  

Since 1998, Businessolver has delivered market-changing benefits technology and services supported by an intrinsic responsiveness to client needs. The company creates client programs that maximize benefits program investment, minimize risk exposure, and engage employees with easy-to-use solutions and communication tools to assist them in making wise and cost-efficient benefits selections. Founded by HR professionals, Businessolver’s unwavering service-oriented culture and secure SaaS platform provide measurable success in its mission to provide complete client delight.  

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