February 2020 Client Spotlight
We are proud to say that we have simply amazing people in our family of clients. Each month we take time out to shine a spotlight on our clients’ accomplishments, passions and experiences.
Please meet Bob Bowman. Bob has been in the Real Estate Industry for over 19 years; 16 years as a Broker/Owner. He previously spent approximately 50 years in various capacities in the fields of Purchasing, Retail Procurement, Brand Management/Licensing, Merchandise Presentation, Distribution, Leasing, and Contract Administration for companies such as The Walt Disney Company, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino and Ron Jon Surf Shops. He was part of the opening team for Tokyo Disneyland, retiring as Vice President, and spent 2 ½ years at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas as President of MGM Grand Merchandising, Inc.
Prior to his accomplished civilian career, Bob spent 8 years serving our country in the Active Regular Marine Corps, and 13 years in the Active Marine Reserve concurrent with his Disney employment. Bob joined the Marine Corps at the young age of 18. He served during the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War. Before entering the Ready Marine Corps Reserves, Bob served his last year of Active Duty as a Staff Sergeant with the U.S. Strike Command in Tampa, Florida, now known as the U.S. Central Command.
Bob’s wife, Karen, also had a 35 year career with Disney in Retail Merchandising. Working initially at Disneyland as a Fashion Buyer, and then to Japan with Bob and afterwards at Disney Studios and Walt Disney World. Bob and Karen met at Disneyland in January 1982, while Bob was there for Japanese cultural training on his way to Japan, and they were married in Hawaii on June 4, 1982, soon to be 38 years this June.
We have been assisting Bob and his family with their elder law needs since 2016. Bob continues to be an excellent referral source for us having referred his friends, mother-in-law, and business partner. We want to thank Bob for his kind words and continued trust in our firm. To show our appreciation for his trust in us, we have made a donation in memory of his brother, Wendell E. Bowman, to the Alzheimer’s Association.