New TMC Founder Eyes A Women-Focused Company Incubator

Who would start a travel management company in the midst of a pandemic?

Lisa Simpkins is a former global travel manager for ITT and others, and a former business development director for CWT and Hess Corporate Travel. For four years until mid-2019, she was part-time mayor of a new town in her home state of Utah. Thirty-odd years after getting her undergraduate degree, she's currently enrolled at Utah Valley University to study process improvement and operations.

It's safe to say Simpkins is willing to try new things. Perhaps more interesting . . .

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Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them with Business Travel News. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.
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