Pete Bowen has been practicing and teaching leadership for more than 25 years. An expert on ethics, leadership and culture, Bowen has been a guest on national television and radio shows including the O’Reilly Factor, Discovery Channel and Fox News Channel.
Bowen taught leadership, military history and ethics at Duke University where he was a visiting assistant professor and the officer-in-charge for the Department of Naval Science. He also taught at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) and North Carolina State University. Since 1998, Bowen has served as an instructor teaching leadership in the California Department of Justice Command College course for law enforcement executives. He has received the Outstanding Instructor Award twice.
Bowen served eleven years on active duty as an officer in the United States Marine Corps where he was an AV-8B Harrier pilot and instructor. He retired from the Marine Corps Reserves after 24 years of total service.
Bowen served as the first ethics officer for the Los Angeles Unified School District where he was responsible for creating the first ethics program for a public education agency. He established leadership and ethics training, public accountability programs, and programs that increased the ethics, efficiency and effectiveness of the district.
Since 2004, Bowen has served as the President of Servite High School, a leadership and college prep school in Anaheim, California. At Servite, Bowen introduced a leadership and formation program that is becoming a model for other schools nationwide.
Bowen received his M.A. from Duke University and his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, concentrating his interdisciplinary studies at both schools on leadership, ethics, philosophy, intellectual history and culture.