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Justin R. Cowan
Director, Bureau of Finance and Operation

Director, Bureau of Finance and OperationJustin R. Cowan was appointed Director of the Bureau of Finance and Operations on September 24, 2012.

As Director, Mr. Cowan is responsible for administrative services for the Department; including fiscal management, budgeting, purchasing, contracting, automotive, space utilization, facilities planning and management, office services, and workplace safety.

Before coming to the Department, Mr. Cowan served as the Chief Operations Officer of Sales for The Snook Group of UFinancial. In addition, his other professional experience includes; Financial Advisor for Merrill Lynch, performing all levels of financial planning, Executive Director of a test preparatory service, where he developed business, training, sales, marketing and customer service plans; and Chief Operations Officer for a sports complex, where he managed operations, developed, instructed and marketed multiple programs.

Mr. Cowan was also a member of the United States Army Reserve for 10 years. He was deployed for 16 months to Iraq and again as a Drill Sergeant at Ft. Jackson, SC for 9 months.

Mr. Cowan holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, certification in financial planning, and is currently working towards his Master of Business Administration at Penn State Harrisburg.

Mr. Cowan resides in Dauphin County with his wife, Jennifer, and two daughters, Jillianna and Jacquelyn.

Modified Date: 12/20/2012 02:34 PM