BS in Accounting, 1977
Laura Boison is a 1977 graduate who received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and her MBA in 1982. She is currently pursuing a graduate certificate from Harvard in Entrepreneurship and Innovation and completed her graduate certificate in 2021 at Harvard in Nonprofit Management. She has had years of experiences in commercial banking at JPMorgan and US Bank prior to joining Truist (then BB&T) in 2015.
Laura is active in the community and has held multiple leadership positions, including Chair of the Gatton College Finance Advisory Board, Chair of the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors, President and Treasurer for Hospice of the Bluegrass, Past Treasurer and Executive Committee member for Commerce Lexington, a past member of Transylvania University Board of Trustees and Co-Founder and past Chair of Women Leading Kentucky. She remains active with the University of Kentucky participating in the Alumni Marching Band and serving on the UK Alumni Pep Band for basketball games. She has received the statewide Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award in 2019, Commerce Lexington's, Volunteer of the Year Award in 2012, among many other recognitions for her mentoring success, public speaking, advocacy for women, and giving back to the community.