Tech in Motion Selects’s Rachel Neasham as Best Tech Manager Finalist for 2019 Timmy Awards

Tech in Motion Selects’s Rachel Neasham as Best Tech Manager Finalist for 2019 Timmy Awards

Tech event series recognizes top local movers and shakers in tech management and opens public voting

BOSTON – Sept. 12, 2019 – Rachel Neasham, VP of Product at, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to manage, book, report, and save on business travel, has been chosen by Tech in Motion as a finalist for the Best Tech Manager category in Boston in this year’s annual Timmy Awards, recognizing top managers at local tech companies. The selection criteria for Best Tech Manager​ is based on promoting career growth ​and inspiring innovation, going above and beyond to ensure a great team culture​, and employing a clear and communicated vision to produce a great product.

“Having innovative finalists year-after-year speaks to the growth of the tech community in Boston, and the event series has the honor of celebrating those leaders of change in each workplace,” said Mandy Walker, Director of Marketing at Tech in Motion. “Each finalist was chosen for exemplifying a ‘Best Tech Manager’ and we’re excited to see who takes home a Timmy.”

Neasham joined in November 2015, after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Geography from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2009 where she also was captain of the women’s army lacrosse team. She served for five years in the Army, including deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2017, she co-founded Pecan Grove, a group that aims to increase the representation of women military veterans in leadership in Fortune 500 companies.

In July, Neasham was promoted for the second time in six months, now leading in research for new products, product enhancements, and product design. She is also an integral part of fostering the company’s “wicked loving” culture, where every employee is valued and happy to work alongside smart, motivated, driven, and fun employees. Follow her on Twitter @RachelNeasham.

Timmy winners will be announced at the live ceremony of Boston's 5th Annual Timmy Awards on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at District Hall in Boston. Register for the free event at:

The local community will crown one Community Favorite by submitting votes here, through September 27, while an expert panel of judges will determine the Judge’s Choice winner. Aside from Best Tech Manager, the other award categories include Best Workplace for Diversity, Best Work Culture, and Best Tech Startup. was also named a finalist for Best Tech Startup.

For the complete list of 2019 Timmy Awards finalists and to vote, visit:

About Tech in Motion Events

Tech in Motion is an international events series that brings local tech community professionals together to connect, learn, and innovate. What started as a collaborative project in 2011 between IT recruiting firms Jobspring Partners and Workbridge Associates, part of the Motion Recruitment network, grew into an organization of over 190,000 members across 12 chapters in North America including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, DC, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, LA, Orange County and Toronto. Please visit for more information about notable speakers, sponsors and events.

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.

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About the Author: Kathleen Burns
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