Executive Speaker Series: Barb Bowden

All young professionals are invited to join YCP Orlando for our Executive Speaker Series! Come network with other young professionals and listen to great insights from our speaker!

Barb Bowden is a native of St. Louis, Missouri and has been a member of Holy Family Catholic Church since relocating to Orlando in 1984. 

Barb serves on the senior executive leadership team of Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando in the role of Complex Managing Director for Loews Sapphire Falls Resort and Loews Royal Pacific Resort.

Prior to joining Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando, Barb served as general manager of the Orange County Convention Center, the second largest convention and tradeshow facility in the United States. Prior to that, she spent 27 years with The Peabody Orlando, starting as a front desk supervisor and working her way through the ranks to become vice president general manager. Barb serves on the University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management Advisory Board and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Board of Directors. She is past-chairperson of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International Americas Board of Directors and has served as a member of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, Women in Lodging Executive Board and Visit Orlando Board of Directors. 

Barb serves as a Eucharistic Minister at Holy Family Catholic Church and has served on several parish and school ministries. She has been working with the women’s prison ministry since 2008.
Barb and her husband David are celebrating 30 years of marriage this year. They love spending time with their children Matthew and his fiancé Amethyst and Rachel along with her husband Brian.


- Free wine & beer 
- Learn about their story and how Catholicism has played a key role in their career
- Meet young Catholics committed to professional growth
- Be a part of this challenging and inspiring community 

- 7:00pm: Networking with Free Beer & Wine
- 7:45pm: Presentation/Q&A with Presenter

We encourage professional attire at YCP events. All young professionals in their 20s and 30s are invited to attend this free event. See you there!

December 04, 2018 at 7pm - 9pm
Catholic Campus Ministry @ UCF
3925 Lockwood Blvd
Oviedo, FL 32765
United States
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