Laura Ploughe

Your NACCU Volunteers,

Meet Your NACCU Volunteers: Laura Ploughe

This is the latest installment of a new NACCU series highlighting our association volunteers. NACCU provides programs and services to our members, many which would not be possible without the dedication and commitment of our volunteer leaders. Volunteers, whether they are a committee member, a Board member, or an onsite volunteer at a conference, are all important in making NACCU volunteer-driven programs an exceptional experience for our card industry peers. 

Campus Card Information:

Name: Laura Ploughe

School: Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Professional Role: Director of Business Applications. Business Applications falls under Business & Finance in University Business Services so we are a service center. We provide support for a multitude of services including meal and declining balance systems, point-of-sale, door access, panic/intrusion systems, video management, alarm and command center monitoring, emergency preparedness, credential management, software solutions integrations, and anything tied to a card.

Volunteer Role: Member, Technology Research Committee

Where was the first NACCU conference you attended?

My first NACCU Conference was in Phoenix, Arizona.

What is your favo(u)rite thing about volunteering with your NACCU committee?

Enabling innovative success.

What show are you binge-watching right now?

Robot Wars.

What is your go-to coffee / tea order?

Chai with honey and cream.

What is your favo(u)rite memory from your own student days?

Using a Brownie camera.

What is one thing that would surprise people about you?

I hate grocery shopping so my husband does it, not me.

What is your favo(u)rite thing to eat at Thanksgiving?

Smoked turkey.

We hope you have enjoyed learning about Laura! Please look for a new edition of "Meet Your NACCU Volunteers" in two weeks.