What You Don't Know About Dan Bowman
Name: Dan Bowman
Position: Executive Director and CEO, Allen Economic Development Corp
Background: An Allen native and graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Dan joined the team in Allen over a decade ago and continues to recruit projects to the city. He was recently ranked as one of the "40 Under 40" economic development professionals by the International Economic Development Council and DCI.
Picture taken: With his son, Levi
Projects Dan is known for: Watters Creek mixed-use center, the Village at Allen, and the $500M Cisco Systems production data center.
Projects Dan is doing now: Recently recruited $26M KONE Elevators project, as well as the corporate HQ of NJ-based CVE Group, which is bringing 1,200 jobs.
Favorite Song: "Sound of Settling" by Death Cab for Cutie
Favorite music artist: The Beatles
Favorite book: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Favorite food: Sushi
Startling fact: Dan leads local folk/rock act Fox and the Bird, recently ranked as "Best Folk Act" by the Dallas Observer.
Recent movie he's seen: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Favorite sports team: The Allen Americans hockey team