With over 30 years in governmental affairs, McGuffey has a track record of success. She has cooperated with numerous administrations and was awarded the prestigious Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Frank O’Bannon in 2002. Throughout her career, McGuffey has effectively advocated for numerous mental health, health, and budgetary issues. In addition, she has assisted many agricultural and business organizations in implementing well-balanced policy for the interests of the client and the public at large.
She has also served on the Governor’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Board; is a past president of the Indianapolis Press Club; a former board member of the Indiana Protection and Advocacy Commission; is Past President of the Governmental Affairs Society of Indiana and on the Indianapolis Bar Association’s (Government, Health Care, Agriculture and Environmental Law Practice Section) and former Chairman of Public Relations Committee of the Indiana State Bar Association and currently serves on their legislative committee.