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Robert Fryling

Author of The Leadership Ellipse

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Robert Fryling's Bio:
Robert A. (Bob) Fryling is publisher of InterVarsity Press (Westmont, Illinois) and vice president of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (Madison, Wisconsin). Born and raised in Philadelphia, Bob graduated from Drexel University with a metallurgical engineering degree and later received a masterís degree in intercultural studies from Wheaton Graduate School. He has worked for Ford Motor Company and was director of human resources and education as well as national director of campus ministries for 14 years with InterVarsity.

He has served on the boards of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, Scripture Union, and the Center for Early African Christianity. Bob writes, speaks, and teaches in the areas of spiritual formation, leadership, and Christian faith and culture. He lives in Illinois with his wife, Alice, an author and spiritual director.

Bob and Alice have two daughters and four grandchildren. They have co-authored three books together, including A Handbook for Engaged Couples, A Handbook for Married Couples, and A Handbook for Parents. He contributed to the book The Transformation of a Manís Heart and to the accompanying study guide, Work, which puts menís occupations into the context of their relationship with God.