Erskine Bowles

Erskine Bowles DEMDemocrat

American politician and businessman

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Erskine BowlesDEMDemocrat American politician and businessman
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NCResidence (state)

Erskine Boyce Bowles (born August 8, 1945) is an American businessman and political figure from North Carolina. He served from 2005 to 2010 as the president of the University of North Carolina system. In 1997–98 he served as White House Chief of Staff and he also ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate from North Carolina in 2002 and 2004. In 2010, Bowles served as the Democratic co-chair of President Barack Obama's National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform with Alan Simpson. Bowles and Simpson founded an advocacy group, The Campaign to Fix the Debt.

Education7 - 7 of 5
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Columbia University
Kenan–Flagler Business School
Virginia Episcopal School
Columbia Business School
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
White House Chief of Staff
1996 - 1998
Deputy White House Chief of Staff
1994 - 1995
Small Business Administration
1993 - 1994
Bowles, Hollowell, Conner, and Company
1975 - 93
Founder and Partner
Carousel Capital
Morgan Stanley
Other Experience1 - 2 of 2
Rural Prosperity Task Force
Rural Economic Opportunity