The Cadence Group Opens Chicago Office

New York, NY, October 22, 2008 --( The Cadence Group (TCG) is thrilled to announce that Bethany Brown is joining the company as a Senior Associate. She will be working out of TCG’s new Chicago office heading the Editorial Division as well as consulting with small to mid-sized publishers on editorial and workflow processes, contracts and acquisitions.

“I’m very excited to be joining Amy Collins MacGregor and The Cadence Group,” said Brown. “This is a fantastic opportunity to join a creative company and work with small to mid-sized publishers to bring good books to the marketplace.”

Brown has spent the past eighteen months consulting and working on a capital campaign in the nonprofit sector. Prior to that, she served as a Senior Editor and Editorial Manager at Sourcebooks, Inc. in Naperville heading Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, the Sourcebooks’ bestselling parenting book program and several other branding and publishing initiatives.

Brown started her career at Adams Media Corporation, now a division of F+W Media, Inc. and was Senior Editor in charge of The EVERYTHING® series as well as several series and brand extensions including The EVERYTHING KIDS’® series.

“Bethany is hands-down the best series and acquisition editor I have ever met,” says Amy Collins MacGregor, owner of The Cadence Group. “We are so excited about the opportunities and new talent she is going to bring to the company. One of Bethany’s biggest strengths is her sales and marketing savvy. She looks at each book project from all sides. Bethany is one of the few people in this industry with the editorial, marketing and distribution knowledge needed to really launch a book with all cylinders firing. Our clients are very fortunate to have her working on their projects.”

Brown can be reached at 708.613.6105 or

About The Cadence Group:
The Cadence Group is a professional design, editorial, sales and marketing, and project management provider for the book and publishing industry. We provide authors, publishers, and small presses with the guidance necessary to create market-ready, professionally designed books. We help our clients realize their full potential in the retail and wholesale marketplace.

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