Founder and Director
The Founder and Director, Mark Bowlus, is a Mechanical Engineer with a nearly 20-year history of professional engineering experience, invention and self-started entrepreneurship. He has professional skills in mechanical design, automation, and programming which he has used to complete numerous cross-disciplinary projects. Invention, prototyping, and teaching has been a life-long passion.
Mark graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Minor in Spanish, and specialization in Computer Science. Prior to this venture, Mark worked in a number of engineering related positions with organizations such as: Honda, Alstom Automation, and Materion. Never satisfied to be pigeonholed into doing the same task for a career, he wore many hats as Mechanical Design Engineer, Engineering Manager, Technical Sales, Applications Engineering, Production Engineering, and Operations Management.
Mark is an active community member and is always looking for an opportunity to get his hands dirty. He has served on construction teams both locally and overseas. Mark is also heavily involved in education, as he is currently serving as a school board member and adviser for the school Lego Club.
Mark has been married to his wife Judy for 20 years. They have two young children, Hannah and Matthew. The whole family enjoys all types of creative projects.