Rae Shanahan Is an Inspiring Women of Iowa Finalist

Posted on Wednesday, May 9, 2018

2nd Annual Inspiring Women of Iowa Event Names Women of Courage, Confidence and Character

West Des Moines, IA, (May 9) – Businessolver, a leader in SaaS-based benefits administration technology, announced today that Rae Shanahan, Chief Strategy Officer is a finalist for the Second Annual Inspiring Women of Iowa Award. Sponsored by Aureon, this event celebrates 12 women from Iowa who have exhibited courage, confidence and character — three ideals very closely tied to Girl Scouts — in their personal and professional lives.

Shanahan was nominated by Marcy Klipfel, Senior Vice President for Employee Engagement at Businessolver. Klipfel shared, “Rae is the definition of a trailblazer. She's a pioneer, an innovator and a lifelong learner. She has left an amazing path for women leaders to follow. Rae truly builds a better world for others.”

Inspiring Women of Iowa is an annual event celebrating inspiring and influential women in the community, with proceeds benefiting Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa, which plays a major role in transforming girls into G.I.R.L.s (Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-Takers, Leaders)™.

“I am thrilled and humbled to be included in this group of 12 incredible women making a difference in the world. I could never have accomplished what I have without my rock-solid support system and I’m so happy to in turn be a support for our future women leaders,” Shanahan said.


About Businessolver

Since 1998, Businessolver has delivered market-changing benefits administration technology supported by an intrinsic responsiveness to client needs. It creates client programs that maximize benefit 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 benefit 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. Learn more at www.businessolver.com.

About Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa:

We’re the Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa.

We’re 14,000 strong—14,000 girls and adults from Central/Western Iowa, NE Nebraska and SE South Dakota who believe every girl can change the world.

It began over 100 years ago with one woman, Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low, who believed in the power of every girl. Today, we are proud to be part of a national Girl Scout movement, dedicated to continuing her vision of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place by helping them discover their inner strength, passions, and talents.

And with programs from coast to coast and across oceans, there’s a chance for every girl to do something amazing.

We’re the Girl Scouts. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsiowa.org