2024 SCI Idealist: Nora Moreno Cargie
Nora Moreno Cargie (ella/she)President, Point32HealthFoundation
Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, Point32Health
Nora Moreno Cargie serves in a dual role. She is vice president of corporate citizenship for Point32Health and president of Point32Health Foundation.
Through Nora’s leadership, Point32Health and its Foundation have earned national and local recognition. Point32Health was named to The Civic 50 by Points of Light as one of the most community-minded companies in the United States in 2022 and 2023. Point32Health also is consistently in the top 20 on the Boston Business Journal’s Top Charitable Contributors list.
A leading voice for changing inequitable systems change, Nora has been recognized throughout her career for her candid and authentic engagement. In her first year at the Boeing Company, she received the Global Diversity Process Improvement Award for eliminating barriers to make it easier for nonprofit organizations to access resources. Since arriving in Boston, she’s been recognized as one of Amplify LatinX’s ALX100, GK100 Boston’s Most Influential People of Color, El Planeta’s Most Influential People for Latinos, and YW Boston’s 150 Women of Influence. Last year the National Council on Aging honored Nora with the Trailblazer in Aging Change Agent Award.
Her professional background includes roles as director of global corporate citizenship at the Boeing Company; with Illinois Action for Children as vice president of communications; and on Barack Obama’s 2004 U.S. Senate campaign in the role of deputy communications director. She also has served in various leadership positions with the City of Chicago, including as deputy commissioner for the department of Health and Human Services.
Nora is on the board of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and Conexión, an organization supporting the advancement of Latine talent. She also serves on the Executive Forum for Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship and the Elder Stakeholders Group, convened by AARP Massachusetts to inform policy and practice in aging. She recently completed a term on the Governor’s Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts,
Nora earned a bachelor’s degree from Columbia College and a master’s from NorthPark University, both in Chicago, Illinois.