Meet Our President

Bill Bowers

A recognized leader in the areas of publishing and public relations, with over 24 years of experience in development and management arenas, Bill Bowers serves as president and founder of Spectrum Unlimited, Inc. Bowers is responsible for all facets of the company's operations, including strategic planning, new business development, finance, and administration. For the past 20 years, Bowers has managed and operated his own publishing and printing firm, Spectrum Unlimited, Inc. which publishes the Journal for Minority Medical Students, the Keepsake, a guide for minority science students, and the Young Scientist, a career guide for underrepresented science graduates. Spectrum Publishers, Inc. a non-profit branch of Spectrum, is primarily engaged in producing periodicals, brochures, posters, and other printed matter for wide distribution. As one of the medical community's most highly respected publishers, Bowers has built Spectrum into a nationally recognized leader in the area of minority medical student journalism. Prior to Spectrum, Bowers had Twenty-three years of commissioned experience in the military sector with assignments concentrated in the areas of Public Relations, Inspector General, and Command Leadership positions. Upon retirement, Bowers served as Executive Vice President and, subsequently, President of The Black Collegian magazine. Bowers has a B.S. in Biology & Zoology from the University of Wisconsin, an M.Ed. from University of Texas in Educational Psychology, and completed postgraduate work in Social Work at Southern University of New Orleans. Bowers was formerly the President of The Orleans Parish School, Chairman of The United Black Fund, board member of The Audubon Institute of New Orleans, board member of The National Conference of Christians and Jews, and board member of The Odyssey House.