Katie McGraw-Paul

Vice President

Katie serves as the Vice President of the Healthcare Practice at SHIFT Communications. She and her team provide integrated, data-driven communications strategy and counsel for a wide array of healthcare clientele – ranging from Fortune 15 companies like McKesson Corporation to emerging organizations focused on transforming various sectors within healthcare.

Katie takes pride in helping clients creatively tell their story through a three-pronged approach to traditional public relations, creative content creation and targeted social engagement. McGraw, a seasoned storyteller with more than 12 years of experience, has worked on both the corporate and agency sides of the business. Most recently, she provided in-house corporate communications counsel for Nuance’s healthcare division. Prior to that, she actually worked at SHIFT Communications, where she helped lead the creation of the agency’s healthcare practice.

Today, Katie also serves on the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council’s (Mass TLC) Healthcare Board.

Guilty Pleasure: Expensive chocolate, preferably Burdick’s or Lake Champlain Chocolates.

Motto: “You can’t win unless you learn how to lose” – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Favorite SHIFT Memory: Starting the Healthcare Practice at SHIFT more than five years ago alongside EVP Catherine Allen.

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