John is President of Cowen Group, LTD, a diversified company with interests in international logistics, warehousing and real estate development. Prior to joining the company in 2007, John worked in Chicago and New York City for a Big 4 professional services firm where he advised large multi-national corporations on Value Added Tax (VAT) and Customs issues around the world. John is a licensed U.S. Customs broker and graduated with honors with a degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame. In addition, John is the Chairman of the School Board at Saint Joseph Academy in Brownsville, Texas. John is married to Robin Cowen and they have two children; Grace (4) and Jack (2).