2022-2023 Bowe Fellowship Schedule

Jeffrey Novosel

September 29 - 30, 2022: Retreat 

On the first day of retreat, the new class of Bowe fellows will learn how to gain greater self-awareness while getting to know their cohort. After a day of self-assessments and team building, they will tour Winbak Farm and learn about its global business operations.

Speakers: Betsy Caine, president of Work in Progress LLC and Joe Thomson, CEO of Winbak Farm

October 13, 2022: Leadership & Communication

At this workshop, the cohort will expand their ability to think strategically, communicate persuasively and present confidently. 

Speaker: Gerry Sandusky, president and founder of the Sandusky Group

November 16, 2022: Global Markets & Economy

Fellows will deepen their understanding of various key performance indicators and financial tools used today by senior management. 

Speakers: Anirban Basu, chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group; Roy Simrell, president and CEO of Prometric 

December 13, 2022: Global Negotiations

A training based on The Power of Nice, written by Shapiro Negotiations Institute founder Ron Shapiro, will center around the three Ps of negotiation- prepare, probe, and propose. 

Speaker: Jeff Cochran, partner at Shapiro Negotiations Institute 

January 24, 2023: Think Like a Global CEO

Hear directly from leaders on their path to the C-suite, what it's like to think like a CEO, and how to  position yourself for a C-suite role. 

Speakers: Dave Hickey, executive vice president and president of the Life Sciences Segment at BD Diagnostics; Krish Vignarajah, president and CEO of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

February 21, 2023: Managing Change on a Global Stage

Speaker: Scot Johnson, chief human resource officer, Randa Apparel & Accessories

March 23, 2023: Global Supply Chain

The session will focus on how businesses respond to changes in the global environment, such as tariffs, diseases, natural disasters, and instability within countries. Participants also will hear how senior executives from multinational companies predict the potential strain on supply chains and minimize budgetary impacts related to those strains.

Speakers: Colin Browne, chief operating officer of Under Armour; Nick DeSimone, vice president of manufacturing operations for Stanley Black & Decker; Alexej Garcia Rodriguez, vice president of go-to-market and commercial optimization at Under Armour; Tom Heggarty, senior manager of digital commercial transformation at Under Armour; Angela Czajkowski, senior advisor at Hartman Executive Advisors

April 18, 2023: Global Marketing

Explore global marketing and branding strategies. Hear first-hand experiences from senior marketing executives in leading multinational corporations. 

SpeakersSamantha Wingrove, director of marketing and strategic initiatives for the tools & outdoor business at Stanley Black & Decker; Colin Clarke, chief marketing officer at Dunlop Protective Footwear

May 24, 2023: Maryland Global Resources

During this immersive experience, fellows will tour BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport for a behind-the-scenes look at what makes Maryland a successful hub for businesses worldwide. 

SpeakersBrice Phillips, vice president of club store sales at Phillips Foods, Inc.; Ricky Smith, executive director of the Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA); Jim Walsh, chief financial officer of MAA; Jordan Kayloe, director of the air services department at MAA


June 16, 2023: Transformational Leadership & Closing Reception

Celebrate the completion of the program by reflecting on your growth and finalizing connections with your peers. Discuss how you can leverage your passions and experiences to make an impact on your workplace and community. 

Speakers: TBD