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Meet the Renew Team

James Moorhead - President & Publisher
JamesMorrheadJames Moorhead is the founder, publisher and president of Renew Media, LLC, and has more than 20 years of experience in the magazine publishing industry. He's also a professional photographer, which might explain why we're all choosy about selecting breathtaking images for Renew magazine and RenewEveryDay.com
 
 
 
 

Jim Hechtman - Chief Financial Officer

JimJim Hechtman, managing partner of The Hechtman Group, brings his expertise in all types of taxation of limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships, individuals and fiduciaries to Renew Media. Previously, he served in the tax department of national public accounting firm for two years and graduated from University of Michigan in 1991. Jim’s professional associations include; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Illinois CPA Society, The International Council of Shopping Centers, the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago, the Lincoln Park Builder Association and the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce.
 
Tracey Dee Rauh - Editor in Chief
tdrauhTracey Dee Rauh is the editor in chief for Renew magazine and reneweveryday.com. She brings more than 25 years of experience to the job, having worked as a writer and editor for newspapers, magazines and other publications all around the country. In her role with Renew, she is most passionate about promoting a lifestyle of freedom and joy for people in recovery from all kinds of addictions. Click here to contact Tracey.
 
 
 
Laurie Dhue - Editor at Large, Renew Media
LaurieFormer CNN, MSNBC and Fox News anchor Laurie Dhue has taken another step in embracing her role as a champion of addiction recovery by joining Renew Media as Editor at Large for Renew Magazine and RenewEveryDay.com. As Editor at Large, Dhue develops feature articles, interviews and video blogs focusing on high-profile recovery advocates and the ways politics, public policy and media impact such recovery-related issues as parity, access to treatment, recovery education, drug policy, employment and criminal justice. Dhue also serves on Renew’s editorial advisory board, which determines the publication’s editorial direction.
 
Todd Toborg - Creative Director
ToddTDesignsTo create the look and feel of Renew magazine, Renew Media solicited the expertise and out-of-the-box creativity of Todd Toborg, owner of todd t designs. Todd offers more than 15 years of experience in marketing, publication design and brand building. His firm has designed award-winning magazines for Mohegan Sun, the Illinois Department of Tourism and many other custom publications, as well as successfully created and implemented branding and marketing strategies for clients such as Motorola, Rockit Ranch Productions, the Field Museum and Ohio Art.
 
Tom McKenna - National Sales Manager
Bower_164Tom McKenna has 25 years of experience in the advertising sales industry and a long track record of success. Tom has been a sales leader for some of the biggest media companies in the world, including CBS and Fox. His consultative approach and attentive account service has helped him develop many enduring relationships in the advertising community. Tom is also a video production manager, which makes him uniquely qualified to collaborate with Renew Media’s advertising partners to develop and deliver multi-channel ad campaigns that deliver results. Click here to contact Tom.

Shannon Bower - Southeast Sales Manager
Bower_164Shortly after graduating from Rollins College in 1987, Shannon entered the magazine publishing industry and he has never left. Based in Atlanta, he has developed many business relationships within the healthcare industry around the Southeast. Click here to contact Shannon.
 
 
 
 
Stephen Hart - Web Editor
hartStephen Hart discovered his passion for internet technology at the ripe age of 8, when his father introduced him to computers. He began web development online with AOL, when dial-up service was the standard for internet access. As the technology advanced, so did his expertise, eventually landing him in his current position with reneweveryday.com. In addition to his enthusiasm for computer technology, Stephen has a passion for cooking, exploring historical places in his home city of Chicago, and most especially for his 2-year-old god daughter and  soon to be finacee, Brandy. Click here to contact Stephen.
 
 

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