Andrew Bowen

Executive Search Consultant

Andrew Bowen joined AGB Search in August 2020 bringing with him a variety of experience in higher education. Mr. Bowen has experience supporting an array of public and private universities, with particular emphasis on President, Provost, CFO, Audit/Compliance, Development, Student Affairs and Communications/Marketing searches.

Representative Executive Searches

  • California State University, Sacramento – President
  • San Jose State University – President
  • Elon University – Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Colorado State University – Vice President for University Operations and Chief Financial Officer
  • Yale University – Executive Director, Internal Audit
  • Washington University in St. Louis – Executive Director of Compliance and Audit
  • Johns Hopkins University – Chief Development Officer, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
  • University of Colorado System – Executive Director of Gift Planning and Gift Administration
  • The University of Vermont – Vice President of Marketing and Chief Communications Officer
  • Cornell University – Assistant Dean for Communications and Marketing, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Experience and Honors

Prior to AGB Search, Mr. Bowen spent several years as an Associate at another prominent executive search firm supporting the recruitment of senior-level leaders for more than 30 leading public and private universities and colleges such as Johns Hopkins University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Temple University, and the University of Vermont.

Prior to becoming an Associate, Mr. Bowen began his career as an administrator at the University of Maryland where he supported a variety of student services and programs in the Stamp Student Union. He later went on to work in the Provost’s Office at American University in Washington, DC where he was responsible for developing and implementing a new course review system for the faculty senate and the new AU Core Curriculum.


  • B.A. degree in History and Political Science from the University of Vermont
  • M.A. degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Maryland