In November 2015, Laura Kunkemueller assumed the role of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) officer at the Boston Company Asset Management, LLC. She was a principal in Mercer's investments business, having joined Evaluation Associates (acquired by Mercer in 2011) in 2007. Kunkemueller brings more than 15 years of consulting experience. She previously served as an associate director at RogersCasey, where she provided investment consulting to corporate defined benefit plans and foundations, and principal consultant at Kunkemueller Consulting, specializing in the creation of for-profit enterprises to fund nonprofit organizations. She began her career in the insurance industry, spending more than 13 years in both underwriting and management capacities, working for national property and casualty insurers as well as for regional brokers.
Kunkemueller graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor's degree and received an M.B.A. from Yale University, specializing in nonprofit management. In 2012, she received a master's degree from Oxford University/HEC Paris in change management. Kunkemueller holds a Series 65 license. In addition to being a Berklee trustee, she is a former director of USRowing and an internationally licensed rowing referee.