Krista Pappas Leads Duty of Care Panel at’s Agile Operations Summit

Krista Pappas Leads Duty of Care Panel at’s Agile Operations Summit

BOSTON – Oct. 31, 2019 – Krista Pappas, SVP of Business Development at, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to book, manage, report, and save on business travel, is leading the panel discussion, “Streamlining Travel and Expense Management While Maintaining Duty of Care,” at the company’s first Agile Operations Summit on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Boston. Pappas is sitting down with Evan Konwiser, VP Product Strategy and Marketing at American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), Steve Isom, VP of Finance at Flywheel, and Rebecca Morrison, VP of Finance and Operations at

“Your company has a fiduciary responsibility to know where your employees are, but duty of care goes beyond that,” said Pappas. “Duty of care isn’t just for emergencies, it’s about looking out for your travelers’ wellbeing and experience. We’ve put together a first-rate panel to discuss the importance of duty of care in your organization as well as best practices for creating a travel policy that employees will comply with and how to streamline expense management for your team.”

No tool has value unless it is truly useful. recommends a travel policy that takes a balanced approach to address the company’s need for timely, accurate, and complete financial information as well as employees’ need for flexibility and choice. There are also various tools that can quickly and easily streamline expense management that the panel is addressing.

Numerous speakers at the event are delivering a wide range of business topics to finance and operations leaders coming from all over the country to learn agile practices to aid company growth. Attendees also get to see first-hand how new and innovative technology can help achieve maximum ROI, get personal branding and career guidance from top performers, network with over 200 industry peers, and more.

The event is being held at the award-winning EpiCenter at Artists for Humanity (AFH), providing paid employment in art and design for over 250 under-resourced Boston teens annually. AFH is the first venue in Boston to achieve LEED Platinum certification, the highest designation for energy sustainable buildings, helping the Agile Operations Summit to be a Reduced Waste Event.

Regular tickets to the Agile Operations Summit include access to all the content, breakfast, lunch, snacks, and a spot at the one-of-a-kind after party with food and open bar. VIP tickets add a reserved seat in the first three rows for the keynote featuring Barbara Corcoran, “Shark” on ABC’s hit reality TV show, Shark Tank, a copy of her best-selling book, Shark Tales, and an exclusive meet and greet where she will sign your book and take a picture.

For more information, including a “justification to your boss” letter, speaker or sponsor application, or to register to attend, visit:

About Agile Operations Summit

On Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Boston, is hosting the first of its kind business event to equip finance and operations leaders from around the country with information to help them become more agile. In these times of unprecedented market disruption and uncertainty, agile finance and operations teams are able to more quickly and confidently make decisions, better adapt amidst change, and positively affect financial growth. Join at the award-winning EpiCenter at Artists for Humanity, providing under-resourced Boston youth with paid employment in art and design, to help your company gain a competitive edge through agility. Register at:

About makes Agile Travel Management real by providing a super simple way to manage, book and report on business travel, saving employers and travelers time and money. Happy employee travel experiences within a policy can be set up in five minutes. uses machine learning and 24/7 support to help travelers easily book trips, while empowering managers to create policies, view budgets and expenditures, and monitor their globetrotting team efficiently. Based in Boston, the company was founded in 2015 by Paul English, co-founder of the travel booking site KAYAK, and is led by CEO Mike Volpe, previously CMO at HubSpot. For more information, visit and connect on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Tracy Wemett
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About the Author: Kathleen Burns
Kathleen Burns was a Content Marketing Associate at from 2019-20.