C. Michael Bowers
Chairman of the Board
Mike Bowers has been assisting or running businesses throughout his professional life. Whether in a management, consulting or board role, he is consistently able to clearly define a strategic vision and help with the understanding and insights that create a successful outcome.
Starting his career as a commercial banker he developed a clear perception for the financial requirements that drive performance and an appreciation for the nuances of management teams.
In 2001, he founded, along with his wife Dana, iPay Technologies. iPay became the leading online bill payment provider in the United States serving 40 percent of the nation’s community financial institutions.
Mike now manages SB Holding Group, Inc which specializes in investing in late stage small cap companies. He is currently Chairman of Venminder, Inc. and is also currently a Board or Advisory member at the Elizabethtown Hardin County Industrial Development Foundation, Schedule It, LLC (Elizabethtown), Associates in Pediatric Therapy (Shelbyville), Lincoln Trail Venture Group (Elizabethtown), Baptist Health Hardin, the Hardin Memorial Health Foundation, the University of Louisville Foundation Board (Chairman of Investment Committee), and the University of Louisville College of Business.
Mr. Bowers earned his bachelor's degree in banking and finance from Louisiana State University. He and his wife Dana have five children and live in Elizabethtown, KY.