DANA BOWERS

 

In 2001, Dana Bowers founded, along with her husband Mike, iPay Technologies. iPay is the leading online bill payment provider in the United States serving 40 percent of the nation’s community financial institutions. During her tenure at iPay, Dana served as CEO and as a member of the board of directors. iPay was sold to Jack Henry and Associates in June of 2010 for $300 million.

Along with her husband Mike, Dana also co-founded Digital Compliance, a provider of custom compliance solutions for financial institutions and their vendors. She currently serves on the Digital Compliance board of directors.

Dana’s other entrepreneurial ventures include Call me Bill in 1997, a telephone payment company for financial institutions, and Military Services, Inc. in 1986, a payment processor for active duty personnel both of which Dana founded and served as CEO until their successful exits.

Dana Bowers was named a regional award winner for the 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. She was selected from a field of more than 1,700 nominees of the best entrepreneurs in the country.

Dana graduated summa cum-laude from Embry-Riddle University with a bachelor's degree in Business Management. She has nearly 30 years of experience with Saas based financial services and technology.

Together, Dana and Mike support The 216 Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to diabetes research, The Hazelden Foundation and the Alzheimer’s Association.