John J. Bowen has been a Director since 2011.
Bowen has served as Chancellor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island, since 2010, having served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2010. He is also a member of the University’s Board of Trustees. Bowen joined Johnson & Wales University in 1974 as a faculty member and currently oversees more than 15,000 students and approximately 2,000 employees at four domestic campuses. He serves as a board member for a wide variety of not-for-profit organizations and has previously served as a director of a large regional bank.
Bowen’s qualifications to serve on the Board of Directors include his experience as an executive of a large, successful institution; his experience on governing boards of nonprofit and for-profit corporations; and his previous experience in the banking industry.