William H. Slattery, III, MD

Nora McGarry

Director of Major Gifts

Nora McGarry’s journey with the House Foundation began not merely as a career choice but as a testament to the remarkable care she personally received. A grateful patient turned dedicated professional, Nora’s roots run deep in the vibrant tapestry of Los Angeles, where she is a proud sixth-generation resident. Her connection to the community and unwavering passion for effecting positive change have found their true home at the House Foundation.

With a career dedicated to the art of philanthropy, Nora has expertly honed her fundraising skills over the years. Her experience includes strong relationships major corporate and private donors, annual giving and major gifts, where she has made profound contributions to institutions like Project Angel Food, Notre Dame High School, and the Ahmanson/UCLA Congenital Heart Disease Center. 


California State University, Northridge, English Literature.


Nora finds solace in the pages of a book, laughing during pickleball, the excitement of travel, and the cherished moments spent with her family in LA, husband, two daughters, and a spectacular boxer.