Fred H. Rohn, a life-long Madison, N.J. resident, has been married for seventy years and has four married children and nine grandchildren.
An English major at Colgate University, Rohn has an MBA degree in accounting from New York University and honed his writing skills at The New School in New York.
His previous published books include the international award-winning How To Make Your Services Worth More and So You Want To Be An Accountant and a memoir, A Fortunate Life. His new book, Encounters: Relationships in Conflict, is a collection of short fiction and will be published in July 2018.
Rohn retired as a senior partner in the Deloitte & Touche accounting firm and then served for many years as general partner of North American Venture Capital Funds, which invested in small growth companies. He has served as president of the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy and for many years was the public member of the New Jersey State Board of Engineers and Land Surveyors.
Among many non-profit entities, he has been president of the New Jersey Historical Society and for many years, president of the Madison Area YMCA. He presently serves as a director of four for-profit businesses.
Rohn is especially interested in the relationship – conflict and reconciliation – which forms the basis of many of the stories in Encounters.