Michael R. Bowers is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Before coming to Embry-Riddle, Dr. Bowers held several leadership positions at Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Mich. — including dean of the Donald W. Maine College of Business and interim dean of the College of Technology.
Previously, he served Rollins College as a professor of marketing and the founding academic director for the Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship in the Crummer Graduate School of Business. During his tenure, the center was recognized as one of the top 25 graduate programs in the country by Entrepreneur Magazine and The Princeton Review.
Over the years, Dr. Bowers has worked extensively with start-up and second-stage companies as they develop their business and growth models. His research interests include: entrepreneurship, product/quality management, customer loyalty, management of organizational innovation and strategic planning, primarily in service industries.
Read more about the director’s academic and professional experience.
Scott Ambrose – College of Business
Director Michael Bowers – College of Business
Jeff Brown – College of Engineering
Sergey Drakunov – College of Arts & Sciences
Diane Howard – College of Aviation
John Ledgerwood – College of Business
Pedro Llanos – College of Aviation
Stephanie Miller – Technology Transfer & Commercialization
Charles Reinholtz – College of Engineering
Dave Spitzer – College of Engineering