Natural Awakenings Publishing Corporation, the leader in local, natural health magazines, announced recently the promotion of Pat McGroder to company President. He joined the company in 2016 as Executive Vice President in charge of franchise development. “We’re excited to have Pat with us and are looking forward to the positive impact he can have on our brand,” says Sharon Bruckman, Natural Awakenings’ Founder and CEO. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will help us take advantage of our position in the market in order to expand our revenue opportunities.”

McGroder joins the Natural Awakenings magazine family having already spent 24 years in the publishing industry. He began his career with Perfect Wedding Guide from 1992 through 2005, serving as the President and CEO. In 2006 he opened a boutique real estate company and served as Vice President through 2011. From 2011 through August 2016 Pat was Vice President of market development for The Real Estate Book and Homes & Land magazines.
“What an exciting time to be here to lead the Natural Awakenings team,” says McGroder. “This company is poised to create new and innovative value for our readers, advertisers and franchise owners.
I could not be more thrilled to accept this position and apply my decades of experience to position the company for significant growth. I look forward to working side by side with the many people that comprise the backbone of the organization as together we grow new opportunities in the coming years!”
About Natural Awakenings Publishing Company Natural Awakenings is one of the largest national publications serving the vast natural health an sustainable living sectors of our economy. Natural Awakenings began in 1994 and has experienced exponential growth ever since. The Natural Awakenings publishing family currently includes more than 85 franchises in markets across the U.S. and in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
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