Norine Yukon is a strategic advisor known for her ability to envision and execute highly successful business development, advocacy and leadership strategies for a wide range of organizations. She brings deep leadership experience to her role as executive coach and board member for several established and emerging health care corporations. Compassion, collaboration and insight to people and challenges are the driving forces behind her work, from her first job as a nurse in a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit to her position as chief executive officer of a major health plan. As CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas from 2010 to 2014, Norine led executive oversight and P&L responsibility for public sector health plans with revenues in excess of $1B.
Norine has been appointed by several governors to serve on health care task forces, advisory committees and transition teams, and she has lectured at universities across the country. She serves as an adjunct clinical affiliate on the faculty at the University of Texas School of Nursing, where she mentors many students as they transition from school to their careers.
Norine is an active member of the community and currently serves as Chair of the board of directors for Meals on Wheels Central Texas and as Vice-Chair for the advisory council for the University of Texas School of Nursing, and as advisor to the UT Center for Transdisciplinary Collaborative Research in Self-Management Science.