Nora Moreno Cargie


Brenda McKenzie

Market and Smart Growth Strategist
Ililewa Companies

Nora is president of Tufts Health Plan Foundation and in that role partners with nonprofit organizations, businesses, municipal leaders, community members and older people to make our cities and towns better places to grow up and grow old.

She also leads Tufts Health Plan’s corporate citizenship program. In this role, she works with her team to leverage the health plan’s business practices, products, services and community engagement strategies to build stronger community connections.

In 2017, Governor Charlie Baker appointed Nora to the first Governor’s Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts, where she co-leads the transportation committee.

YW Boston recognized Nora during their “Women of Influence” campaign and the Latina Circle paid tribute to her courageous leadership. In 2018, she was selected to the GK100, Get Konnected’s recognition for Boston’s most influential people of color.

Before joining Tufts Health Plan, Nora served as the director of global corporate citizenship for The Boeing Company. While at Boeing, she was appointed to serve as chief of staff to the superintendent of the Chicago Public Schools, making her Boeing’s first loaned executive in Chicago.

Nora’s previous roles include vice president of communications and development for Illinois Action for Children, deputy communications director for Barack Obama’s U.S. senate race in 2004, deputy commissioner for the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development in Chicago, communications director for the Chicago Park District, assistant commissioner of the Chicago Department of Human Services, and acting press secretary/public relations manager for the Chicago Public Schools.

A Boston resident, Nora engages in community serving on the Age-Friendly Boston Advisory Committee and the Boston Women’s Workforce Council. She is a member of the Executive Forum for Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship and the Massachusetts Women’s Forum. Nora also serves on the board of directors for Grantmakers In Aging.

A native Chicagoan, Nora is a 2015 alumna of LeadBoston, an executive development program for socially responsible leaders; earned an M.A. from North Park University and a B.A. from Columbia College Chicago.