~~Daniel Rowland, a resident of Short Hills, New Jersey for the past 25 years, passed away on August 15, 2016 at the age of 65. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley, graduating with Highest Honors and membership in Phi Beta Kappa. He continued on at Berkeley to receive his MBA from the School of Business.
Dan began his career with Bank of America in San Francisco where he became Global Head of Compensation and Benefits, he continued his career as Head of Human Resources for Merrill Lynch’s Investment Banking, Fixed Income and Equities business, and most recently served as the Head of Human Resources for Marathon Asset Management in New York City. Throughout his career he helped add to the knowledge base of the Human Resources profession, writing numerous articles for professional journals, speaking at conferences, teaching classes and serving as the Chairman of the Board for the American Compensation Association.
Dan was an avid runner, skier, sailor and golfer.
He is survived by his wife Robin Johnson Rowland, his children Elizabeth Rowland (Anthony Moschella) and Kathryn Meyer (Christopher), three grandchildren, and five siblings, Tom, Stan, James, Fred and Kathy.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Rose of Lima Church, 50 Short Hills Ave in Short Hills, NJ, on Friday, August 19th at 10am. Interment will be in Monterey, CA. Friends are invited to visit at Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave in Springfield, NJ, on Thursday from 6 to 9pm. Donations in Dan’s memory may be made to the Fund for Blood and Cancer Research, 407 E. 70th St., New York, NY 10021.