Now “quasi-retired”, Mr. John A. Rose has spent his entire working career helping people.
As owner and President of John A. Rose Consulting, his education, life, and experience allow a unique perspective to his work as a former agent in law enforcement, as a Licensed Chief Executive Officer of three charitable health and human service agencies serving dependent children and senior citizens.
Mr. Rose is Past President of an association of executives of charitable agencies in North America. He has been a Department Chair for a local college’s Criminal Justice Department, and currently occupies his time writing instructional modules for various online higher education institutions, has just finished a Fiction novel entitled "Payback!", and serves as an adjunct instructor in higher education.
Mr. Rose received his Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration both from the University of California at Los Angeles.
He is a veteran of the United States Army having served as a Criminal Investigator in the 6th Military Police Group, CID Detachment.
Mr. Rose has busied himself in the local political and educational arenas serving on various boards such as the YMCA, having been elected to a public school board, and serving on ad hoc study committees for his community.
Mr. Rose has been married 48 years to Cheryl and they have two adult children and three grandchildren.
Mr. Rose has two favorite sayings:
- “Don’t build a fire under students, build a fire in students”, and,
- “I keep my day job to afford my teaching habit”.