Hometown Heroes 2017: Patrick McGroryLast Edited:
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.J. – Patrick McGrory, as a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, specializes in retirement planning strategies, estate planning and charitable giving. Having been in the industry for more than 17 years, he has established himself as one of the company’s top advisors. He is a Certified Financial PlannerTM and a Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM as well as a Ph.D. candidate in Financial and Retirement Planning at American College.
In addition to his work as an advisor, Patrick has played a significant role for over 20 years in his family’s foundation, the Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities. He currently serves as Chairman of the foundation, which focuses on supporting domestic and international projects from institutions and organizations identified with the Catholic Church.
He also serves as Trustee and Board Member for the Cumberland County College and the Cumberland County College Foundation, as well as a School Board Member at Saint Mary School in Vineland. He is a member of various councils for the Diocese of Camden, including the Bishop’s Finance Council where he currently serves as Vice Chair.
He has also previously served on the Life Long Faith Formation Executive Committee and was a Member of the School’s Commission.
His charitable work continues in his roles as a Board Member and Treasurer of the Foundation and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities and as a Board Member of The Saint John Vianney Center. Additionally, Patrick is a Board Member for Eagleville Hospital and Eagleville Hospital Foundation.
Patrick received his undergraduate degree from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, where he served as the Hawk mascot, and was most recently honored as the recipient of the Ignatius Award in 2016. In addition, he was named the recipient of the Michael J. Conway Memorial Award in 1998 and 2006, and also helped establish the first ever National Day of Service in 2008.
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