- Kate Hevner Mueller Outstanding Senior Award (2013)
Laura Hoover graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Supply Chain Management and Technology Management, with a minor in Folklore and Ethnomusicology. Hoover served on the Student Advisory Board for Kelley's Institute for Social Impact (KISI). As a former Vice President and President of the Emerging Markets Club, Hoover managed a student-run journal and expanded networking opportunities for students. Outside of campus, Hoover worked at Habitat for Humanity, where she started summer of 2010 as a Supply Chain Management intern.
During the summer of 2011, Hoover embarked on an internship in Uganda through the Foundation for Sustainable Development in partnership with KISI. Hoover worked with Organization for Rural Development (ORUDE) in Jinja, Uganda, in assessing and advising a local Savings and Credit Cooperative, or SACCO. She applied for and was awarded research grants to return to Uganda in December 2012.
After graduating, Hoover accepted a position with Schneider National, where she has held a number of positions related to Supply Chain Management.