Marty Brounstein received his BA degree in Education and History from the National College of Education in Evanston, Illinois and his Masters in Industrial Relations from the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon. Early in his career, Marty was an educator who taught history, including the Holocaust. Later, Marty ran a management consulting business for more than twenty-five years, specializing in leadership and organizational development with clients across many industries.

Through this work, he has been the author or contributing author of eight books related to business management, including Coaching and Mentoring for Dummies, Communicating Effectively for Dummies, and Managing Teams for Dummies. The stories he now writes tell of the often unknown heroes of the Holocaust, such as his his previous book, The Righteous Few. He travels extensively throughout the country speaking about the Holocaust, and sharing accounts of individual bravery. Currently, Marty resides in San Mateo, California with his wife, Leah Baars.