Laura Schmiegel is the Military Programs Lead at Booz Allen Hamilton, where she is responsible for designing and executing the firm’s military partnership strategy and supporting the firm’s military recruiting, diversity and government relations goals. Prior to Booz Allen, Laura had a career in military nonprofits. She was a founding member and later Chairman of the Board at Blue Star Families, she created and directed the military spouse program at Hiring Our Heroes and served as a regional director for The Mission Continues. Laura lives in Arlington with her husband Kevin Schmiegel (USMA Ret.) and children.