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Atlantic Highlands Public Library Hosts Meet the Author: Jessica Dee Rohm

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Dine and Discuss Make Me an Offer – Thursday, Oct 14th - 05:00 – 07:00 PM at Julia’s Restaurant, 91 First Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ

A lifelong writer and serial entrepreneur, Jessica Dee Rohm started her career at the New York Times.  Her first solo enterprise, Jessica Dee Communications, a marketing and communications company, grew to be the 16th largest in the country when she sold it to the then largest advertising agency in the U.S, Chiat/Day.  She served as CEO for an additional two years and left in 1989 to found her second venture, Foreign Management Company, a vertical real estate consultancy and brokerage firm that caters to investors.

The New York native graduated high-school valedictorian of her class and yearbook editor at age 16.  Winning a National Merit Scholarship, a Regents Scholarship and a National Newspaper Scholarship, she attended Barnard College, graduating at age 19 with a BA in English literature. She then earned her MBA in management and marketing from Columbia Business School. This year she will be awarded her second masters degree, an MFA in creative writing from Manhattanville College.

Jessica Dee Rohm has published numerous feature articles in magazines ranging from Gastronome to Parade, and has written regular columns for both Restaurant Hospitality and The Cornell Quarterly. In addition, she has published many newspaper articles in The New York Times, Hartford Courant, Hersham Acorn newspaper chain and others. She has been the subject herself of several feature stories and profiles in publications ranging from the Fairfield County Business Journal, The New York Times, The New York Daily News, The New York Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, The Palm Beach Post and Glamour Magazine. She has been featured in two books - The Confidence Factor by Judith Briles and Whiz Kids by Marilyn Machlowitz.  Her media contacts reach far and wide.

On Oct 14th Jessica will discuss her first novel Make Me an Offer and compare the first novel experience to the writing of her second novel Tender Offer.  Limited copies of Make Me an Offer are available at the Atlantic Highlands Public Library.  Copies of both books can be ordered online at Barnes and Noble or Amazon.com.  To reserve a table contact Julia’s: phone: 732-872-1007 or online: www. juliasrestaurantnj.com