Samuel B. Bowles joined the N.C. Board of Transportation in August 2018.
Bowles is the managing partner at the Charlotte-based private investment firm Threadridge Investment Partners. Prior to joining Threadridge, he spent more than 10 years at Carousel Capital, a middle-market private equity firm.
Bowles’ work experience also includes time in the mergers and acquisitions department at Morgan Stanley, as an associate at Castle Harlan and an associate at Vestar Capital Partners.
Bowles serves on the boards of the UNC Health Care System, The Springs Company, Contour Precision Manufacturing, the Greater Charlotte Cultural Trust, the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Heart Math Tutoring.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.