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Nora K. McGuire

Retired Sr. Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Independent Health

About Nora

Ms. McGuire retired from her position as the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Independent Health, a Buffalo headquartered not-for-profit health plan with almost 400,000 members. She began her career as a critical care nurse with Sisters Hospital. She served in a number of executive leadership positions with HealthNow of New York and joined Independent Health in 2011. In her role at Independent Health, Nora had responsibility for product development, sales, marketing and corporate communications.

Sisters Hospital/Canisius College – Nursing
Canisius College – MBA

Business and Philanthropic Organizations

  • Horizon Health Management Group
  • Buffalo Hospice
  • Transplant Miracles Foundation
  • Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure” (leadership)

Previous Board Affiliations

  • WNED
  • Amelia School
  • Greater Niagara Boy Scouts of America
  • Health Integrated
Nora McGuire, Merchants board member