Followed by Interview/Audience Q&A with Sophie Quinton
Gene Bowman was named as Executive Director of the Alamo Academies on February 6, 2006. Before coming to this position, he served for 28 years in the Air Force, retiring as a colonel from Lackland Air Force Base as Inspector General. He had a diverse career during his Air Force tenure from being a T-37 Instructor Pilot here at Randolph Air Force Base, leading a cadet squadron at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, being a staff officer at the Pentagon and directing a division at Pacific Air Forces Headquarters at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and earned his Masters in Management from Webster's University at St. Louis, MO.
Sophie Quinton covers economic development as a staff writer at National Journal. Since joining National Journal, Ms. Quinton has covered the White House, politics, health care and national security, and she now writes for Next Economy, a joint project of The Atlantic and National Journal. She graduated from Yale University with a degree in English.