D.M. Bowman, Inc. is a full service transportation firm that offers many different services to our customers. From regional van to short-haul bulk and flatbed service to warehousing and distribution services, D. M. Bowman, Inc. is your one stop shop for transportation and logistical needs. Founded in 1959 by Chairman and Owner Don Bowman, the company enjoys being named one of the top 200 carriers in the nation. Please enjoy this site and we look forward to meeting you.
We Exist To:
Provide our customers with safe, reliable and courteous service that exceeds their expectations;
Conduct our business in a professional manner and to rely on honest and open communications so that all our customers might be treated with fairness and respect.
Operate with maximum productivity so that we may provide this service competitively.
Involve employees and customers in our Team effort to constantly and continuously improve the quality of our systems and processes that we might remain a viable force in the marketplace.
Don Bowman, Owner and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Bowman is a native of the Hagerstown, MD area and has resided in Washington County, MD his entire life. He is the founder of D. M. Bowman, Inc, Owner and developer of Bowman Plains (an industrial sub-division near Frederick, MD), Founder and now Chairman of Bowman Sales and Equipment (a storage and office trailer leasing company), Chairman of Bowman Development Corporation (a construction and land development company), Managing member of Bowman Truck Leasing, LLC (this is a truck leasing company affiliated with National Lease), Managing partner of Bowman Group, LLP, Managing Partner of Bowman Food and Hospitality, Member of the American Trucking Association since 1978 (State Vice President 1984-1988. Vice President at Large 1989 - 1992. Served as Chairman 1995-1996), Member of Maryland Motor Truck Association since 1971. (Served as President of the Western Maryland Chapter in 1976-1977. On state board since 1974. Vice President from 1979 thru 1982 and State President from 1982 thru 1983. Honored as 1995 Person of the Year), and was named Business Leader of the Month for Washington County, July, 1994.
Don has been active in community affairs, serving as active Exchange Club member from 1972 to 1990, with two 3-year terms as a board member. He is a member and past board member of the Hagerstown Associated Builders and Contractors. He is also a member of the local Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors of Hagerstown Trust Company (since 1981), Board of Directors of Fulton Financial Corporation, Williamsport United Methodist Church, American Truck Historical Society, as well as various antique car and truck clubs. Don enjoys antique car and truck collecting and restoration, walking, and biking.
Jim Ward, President and Chief Executive Officer
Jim has held many positions within D. M. Bowman, Inc. including VP of Quality, Director of Human Resources and Safety Manager before being promoted to President & CEO. He has more than 25 years of experience in the transportation industry with various management positions including Managing Director, Transportation Industry Division for Willis, MD, Division Safety Representative, Locomotive Engineer and Trainman for CSX Corporation. He is a native of Maryland and attended Hagerstown Community College and Frostburg State College. He has been active in industry associations and currently serves as ATA Vice President, Board of Directors for the Truckload Carriers Association, and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Maryland Motor Truck Association.
David Faith, Director of Information Technology (IT)
Dave joined D. M. Bowman's IT Department in March of 1991. Promoted to Director of IT in October 2005, Dave is responsible for integrating the use of technology and optimizing systems throughout the company. He oversees network management, programming and end user support. Dave has a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and an MBA both from Frostburg State University.
Brian Hall, Senior Vice President, Business Development
Brian joined D. M. Bowman, Inc. in October 2006. He has been involved in the transportation industry since 1989, with experience initially in planning and customer service. Early in his career he entered into sales, working as National Account Executive and then as Director of Business Development. His primary function with D. M. Bowman, Inc. is to direct the efforts of the sales department to benefit all business units, with a focus on backhauls, pricing and contract negotiation. Brian has a Bachelor of Business Administration, major in Transportation and Logistics, from Iowa State University.
Dave Ebner, Chief Logistics Officer
With over 40 years of warehousing, transportation and logistics experience, Dave joined D. M. Bowman, Inc. in July 1999 as Chief Logistics Officer. He has experience with public and contract warehousing as well as transportation services and solutions. D. M. Bowman offers a wide-range of logistics services. Our relentless focus on quality, safety, and the customer has allowed D. M. Bowman to forge lasting relationships with its clients to achieve mutual success.
Bill Campeau, Chief Financial Officer
Bill joined D.M. Bowman, Inc. in January 2008. Bill comes to the company with an extensive background in transportation and logistics including experience in a senior financial capacity in less than truckload, warehousing, and distribution. In addition to serving in a senior financial capacity with previous organizations, Bill has also been responsible for an operating division. His experience extends to both large publicity held transportation carriers and smaller privately owned carriers. Bill is a native of Michigan and is a CPA with a dual degree in Finance and in Accounting from the University of Detroit. In his role at D.M. Bowman, he is responsible for oversight of all accounting and financial processes.
Anthony Triggs, Director of Operations
Anthony began his career with DM Bowman in 1997 as a Manager in Training. Throughout his career with DMB, has Become familiar with all the areas of operations including shorthaul, linehaul, flatbed, vans, dry bulk, containers, and hot liquid asphalt. Anthony has also served in various capacities as Orientation Instructor, Recruitment, Operations, and Safety.
Dave Wine, Vice President of Sales
Dave graduated from Towson State University with a BS in Business Administration. He has 30 years of transportation experience in the areas of Operations, Sales and Sales Management. Dave has been instrumental in securing new business, developing customer relationships with a focus on delivery of quality customer service, and business acquisition transitions.
Mike Boarman, Director of Maintenance
Mike is responsible for the overall profitability of the company’s shops, which include a tractor shop, trailer shop, tire shop and body shop in the Williamsport area, as well as full-service shops at our Huntersville, Indianapolis, Somerset, York, Frederick and Williamsport terminal locations – several which also offer service to outside commercial customers. Mike also purchases equipment and ensures it is appropriately rotated into the fleet. With D. M. Bowman, Inc. since 1985, Mike has extensive hands on experience with all shop functions, as well as with the company’s maintenance software.
Barry L. Wertz ASHM CSS, Director of Risk Management and Safety
Barry joined D. M. Bowman, Inc. in April 2012 as the Director of Risk Management and Safety, where he oversees all aspects of D. M. Bowman, Inc. Risk Management and Safety program. He comes to D. M. Bowman, Inc. with over 18 years in the truck transportation field, including 11 years as a driver six years in transportation safety and two years in fleet management. Barry holds a BS in Business Administration from Elizabethtown College and a Graduate Certificate in Occupational Safety and an MS in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management from Eastern Kentucky University.