Ms. Bowers is a Senior Analyst with Anderson Economic Group, working in the Market and Industry Analysis practice area. Her background is in community and economic development and urban planning.
While working at AEG, Ms. Bowers has worked on projects focusing on economic impacts of industries or events; market analysis for hundreds of automobile dealerships; and sales effectiveness metrics for franchised businesses. She is an expert in spatial market analyses and manages the firm’s Geographic Information System (GIS) software. Among the clients for whom she has worked are the Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau; Grand Rapids Whitewater; Capital Area Salvation Army; the University of Michigan; Automation Alley; and a number of franchised retail clients in the automotive industry. Among the automotive brands she has worked for are Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC, Ford, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Nissan, Volkswagen, Volvo, Subaru, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW.
Ms. Bowers holds an M.P.S. in Community and Economic Development from Penn State University and a B.S. in Geography from Michigan State University. She is also a member of the American Planning Association (APA).