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Robert Callender Bowen, American bank executive, consultant.


Bowen, Robert Callender was born on August 12, 1925 in State College, Mississippi, United States. Son of James Vance and Albye (Callender) Bowen.


Bachelor of Science, Auburn University, 1948. Master of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1952. Postgraduate, Pennsylvania State University, 1953.


Southern regional director Student Marketing Institute, New York City, 1953-1956. Assistant project director Crossley S-D Surveys, 1956-1957. Marketing and economic research assistant New York Stock Exchange, 1958-1959.

Marketing specialist American Bankers Association, 1959-1962. Metropolitan division marketing officer Chemical Bank, 1962-1965. Marketing officer Franklin National Bank, 1965-1966.

President Lee/Bowen Inc., 1967, Cleveland, 1973-1974. Vice president, director marketing research Cleveland Trust Company, 1968-1972, 1968-1972. Vice president marketing First Federal Savings & Loan Association, Orlando, Florida, 1974-1980.

Member Marketing Consortium, Winter Park, 1981-1984. Director finance marketing services Bamberg-Handley Inc., Orlando, 1985-1986. President Profit Research Institute, since 1987.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Analysis-A Profit Building Tool, 1961, Bank Holding Company Reporter, 1973, Bank Operations Performance Report, 1985, 86. Editorial board Finance magazine, 1967, marketing editor, 1968. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Chairman buyers-sellers guide committee Greater Cleveland Growth Association, 1970-1974, chairman research council. Trustee John Young Museum and Planetarium, 1975-1979, chairman membership drive, 1976, treasurer, 1978. Board directors Center Florida Boys Club, 1976-1982.

Member Council Arts,Sciences Center Florida, 1977-1980. Chairman national, local gifts campaign Local Public Broadcasting Service, 1977. Member steering committee United Arts Fund, 1978-1980.

Member Orange County Cultural Advisory Board, 1979-1980. Board directors Florida Symphony, 1976-1982, Orlando Area Tourist Trade Association, 1976-1981, president 1980. Member Industrial Development Commission Mid Florida, 1979-1980.

Served with infantry, Army of the United States 1943-1946, 50-52. Member American Marketing Association (chairman finance section consumer division 1966-1968, publicity chairman Cleveland chapter 1968, chairman attendance and hospitality Cleveland chapter 1969, executive vice president, president Cleveland chapter 1970-1972, president elect Orlando chapter, 1979, president, 1980), American Management Association ( chairman modern practice bank marketing 1965-1967), American Bankers Association (member education and training committee marketing sav. division 1969-1970), Bank Marketing and Public Relations Association, Cleveland Advisory Club, Orlando Area Chamber of Commerce (chairman promotion committee 1975, chairman view point committee 1976, Action Orlando steering committee 1977, chairman research council 1978-1979, cultural affairs committee 1980), Auburn University Alumni Club, (director Orlando chapter 1977, president 1980), Theta Chi, Phi Delta Kappa, Pi Gamma Museum.


Married Doris Katherine Lee, November 26, 1964.

James Vance Bowen

Albye (Callender) Bowen

Doris Katherine Lee