Born May 26, 1956, attended Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio. Mr. Bowman holds the following licenses from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority: Series 24 General Securities Principal, Series 7 General Securities Representative, Series 63 State Law Exam, Series 65 Uniform Investment Advisor Law Exam. Mr. Bowman is also licensed as a life, health and variable annuity representative with various insurance companies and in various states. Prior to founding The Private Investment Group, Inc. in April of 1996, Mr. Bowman served as Associate Vice President for Morgan Stanley, Dayton Ohio from 11/93 to 4/96. From 4/89 to 11/93 Mr. Bowman served as a Financial Consultant with Merrill, Lynch, Pierce Fenner and Smith, Dayton, Ohio. From 10/76 to 4/89 Mr. Bowman was an agent for Nationwide Insurance, specializing in pensions and estate planning.