board-of-directors


Maria Rodale, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Maria Rodale is the CEO and Chairman of Rodale Inc., a global healthy lifestyle company with a mission to inspire and enable people to improve their lives and the world around them. Reaching more than 70 million people worldwide, Rodale publishes some of the best-known health and wellness magazines, including Men’s Health, Prevention, Runner’s World, Women’s Health, and Organic Gardening. The company is also one of the largest independent booksellers in the United States with a collection of bestselling titles that include Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, South Beach Diet, and Howard Schultz' Onward.   Learn More


Heather Rodale, Rodale Board Member & Vice President, Leadership Development, Rodale Inc.

Heather Rodale is Vice President, Leadership Development for Rodale Inc. and also serves on the company’s Board of Directors. Rodale maintains responsibilities for special projects at Rodale Inc., including shareholder education and relations and the company’s childcare center. Her leadership extends beyond Rodale Inc. to guiding roles in several community organizations specializing in arts, education, and wellness. Learn More


Anthony Rodale, Rodale Board Member

Rodale served as vice chairman and then chairman of the Rodale Institute's board of directors from 1992 through 2005. Under his leadership the Rodale Institute renewed its commitment to the founding theme of Healthy Soil = Healthy Food = Healthy People®, the farm became certified organic, the long term Farming Systems Trial celebrated its 25th anniversary, The New Farm magazine was launched online, and a successful youth education program and Web site was created. Learn More


Heidi Rodale, Rodale Board Member & Development Editor, Rodale Books

Heidi Rodale is a member of the board of Rodale Inc. In 2008, she published a book on the history of Rodale titled Our Roots Grow Deep: The Story of Rodale. Previously, she served as Developmental Editor for the company's Men's Health and Sports Books group. Learn More


Fabiola Arredondo, Rodale Board Member & Managing Partner of Siempre Holdings

Fabiola Arredondo serves as a Board member of Rodale Inc. and is the Managing Partner of Siempre Holdings, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, Ct. She is also a Non Executive Board Director of Experian Group plc (a FTSE 50 multinational) and of NPR (National Public Radio), and a Board Trustee of Sesame Workshop (the producers of Sesame Street) and the World Wildlife Fund in the U.S. (previously a U.K. Board Trustee). Learn More


Dr. William F. Baker, Rodale Board Member & President Emeritus, Thirteen/WNET New York

Dr. William F. Baker serves as a Board member of Rodale Inc. and is president emeritus of Educational Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), licensee of Thirteen/WNET and WLIW21 New York. Learn More


Ardath Rodale, CEO and Chief Inspiration Officer
October 1928-December 2009

Ardath Harter Rodale served as CEO of Rodale Inc. from 1990 to 2007, and Chief Inspiration Officer from 2007 to 2009. She also served as Co-Chairman of the Board of The Rodale Institute, a global leader in agriculture, food, and health whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of people and the planet through research and education that focuses on organic farming, food and living. Rodale, more commonly known as Ardie, shared Rodale’s mission of showing people how they can use the power of their bodies and minds to improve their lives by conveying 'You can do it,' on every page of our magazines and books. Learn More