Inspiring People to

Live Who They Are


Rose Jonas is president of The Jonas Company, working with mid-sized family-owned businesses: CEO coaching, governance, succession planning, leadership development, employment. She also works with executives as a coach and career mentor. She is an author and speaker.

Prior to establishing The Jonas Company in 1985, Rose was a Human Resources Director at Monsanto Company. Her background also includes television appearances (as "The Job Doctor," a regular contributor on career and employment issues), television production, and theatrical public relations.

Rose holds a Ph.D. in organizational development from Fielding Graduate University, a M.A. in public administration from Occidental College, and a B.S. in business administration from the University of Missouri. Additional training: Certified coach (Coaches Training Institute); three-year post-graduate training as a Gestalt therapist; nine-month leadership fellowship (Coro Foundation). She has taught graduate classes in group processes and strategic human resources at Washington University in St. Louis.

Publications (in addition to articles in national magazines):

Footsteps on the Soul: Journeys from Trauma to Resilience (1996, doctoral dissertation)
The Campaign that Couldn't Be Won (2000, Morrison Publishing)
Can I Lie on My Resume? (2004, F & W Publishers)