Meeting of the Minds Speaker
Deborah HooverPresident & CEO, Burton D. Morgan Foundation
Since 2007, Deborah Hoover has served as President and CEO of Burton D. Morgan Foundation, a private foundation in Hudson, Ohio, with a mission to champion the entrepreneurial spirit.Ms. Hoover established the Foundation’s Northeast Ohio Collegiate Entrepreneurship Program, a Kauffman CampusesSM Initiative; and NEOLaunchNET, formerly the Blackstone LaunchPad Program. Ms. Hoover received the Northeast Ohio EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2014 in the Educational Services & Nonprofit category. She served from 2013-2015 as Chair of the Fund for Our Economic Future. She is Chair of the Advisory Council for the Foundation Center, Midwest and serves on the national Board of The Foundation Center. Ms. Hoover earned her B. A. from Williams College and her J.D. from George Washington University.