Title: Colonel (Retired)
Company: U.S. Air Force
Location: Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Ronald Scott Bowen, a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of cost analysis.
Drawing on nearly five decades of expertise in program management and military service, Mr. Bowen earned distinction for his work on behalf of the U.S. Air Force. Specializing in cost analysis for major weapons systems, program management and technical intelligence, he held numerous leadership roles with the military, including service as commander of the U.S. Air Force Cost Analysis Agency from 1990 until 1992, building on prior work as the director of costs at Andrews Air Force Base and comptroller for a ballistic missile project at Norton Air Force Base.
Mr. Bowen was the director of cost analysis for the electronic systems division at Hanscom Air Force Base between 1982 and 1985, when he was named deputy director of the base’s MILSTAR Terminals System Program Office. Other roles to his credit include his service as a special assistant to the commander of Air Force Systems Command, a congressional activities officer and a staff intelligence officer. Initially commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1964, Mr. Bowen rose to the rank of colonel by 1986. For the excellence he displayed in service, he was decorated with the Legion of Merit, a Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters and an Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster.
fter retiring from the military, Mr. Bowen worked in the private sector as the manager for the Boston office of Tecolote Research Inc., and in a similar role for the company’s ESC Programs Group between 1992 and 2012. Ultimately, Mr. Bowen owned and managed an automotive repair business, Merrimack Collision Repair, from 2012 until his retirement in 2015.
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