Bowers Personal Profile - Lifestyle
Past hosting and marketing experience
- Caribbean Charter Operation Owner and Captain in Belize for eighteen years; hosted and guided thousands of scuba divers on specialty offshore trips.
- Hotel Manager (also in Belize) for five years, hosted celebrities such as Margaux Hemingway and Jane Wyman at a luxury hotel which was once featured on Robin Leach's Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.
- Captain aboard 88-foot luxury charter yacht in the Eastern Caribbean (Virgin Islands, Antigua, St. Bart's, Grenada).
- Promotion & Marketing - managed and promoted largest dive charter business in the country. Instrumental in "putting Belize on the map" with promotion efforts that involved the Ministry of Tourism for the first time in the 1980's. With 18 years of marketing tourism in Belize the switch to marketing property in Telluride was easy.
- Born and raised on the East Coast of New Jersey
- Schooled at Andover Phillips Academy, Graduate 1974
- Graduated from University of Virginia in 1978 with B.A. in History and Drama
- Lived and worked in Belize from 1978-1996 (18 years as a Hotelier, Dive Charter Company Operation, Part time Real Estate work)
- Spent one year in Eastern Caribbean, skippering an 88 foot luxury charter yacht.
- Moved to Telluride in 1997 - Obtained Real Estate license in that year
- Happily married with 8 year-old daughter and 18 year-old stepson