Michael Bowers

Michael serves as the Director for the Center for Workforce Development at Columbus State Community College. Prior to that he served as the Director of the Ohio SBDC at Columbus State. Michael brings over 25 years working with entrepreneurs and businesses as well as expertise in banking, private equity, strategic planing and social media. Michael is the founder and lead author of Ideas To Deals, a site committed to providing support to those building small businesses. Michael is also the founder of the Ohio Growth Summit, an event celebrating and supporting small business owners commitment to making their dream come true.

Michael is an avid runner having completed 10 marathons. "What's worth doing is worth doing for 26.2."