F. John Reh

Business management
Business Management Consultant, Author
University of Washington


  • 30-year career in business management
  • Writer on management topics for over 17 years
  • Contributing author to Business: The Ultimate Resource
  • Small business consultant


F. John Reh is a former writer for The Balance Careers covering business management. Reh was a senior business executive whose broad management experience encompassed managing projects up to $125 million and business units including up to 200-plus people.

A published author, including his contribution to Business: The Ultimate Resource, Reh set aside time throughout his career to mentor newer managers, often women and minorities, in the art and science of management, a skill that can be taught and learned.

Reh's career included line management and project management experience in engineering, MIS/IS/IT, product development, marketing, and human resources. During a 30-year career, from project manager to vice president, he worked in the fields of engineering and construction, applied scientific research, design, and architecture, e-commerce, and small business consulting.


Reh attended the U.S. Naval Academy before graduating from the University of Washington with a B.S. in oceanography.