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Associate of Applied Science, Surveying Technology,

Alfred State, State University of New York

Liberal Arts,

The College at Brockport, State University of New York


Three Rivers Development Corporation, Board of Directors


First Heritage Federal Credit Union, Board of Directors, Ex. Com.

NYS Board for Engineering and Land Surveying, NYS
Department of Education, Past Chair, Extended Member


Association of Professional Land Surveyors, South Central NY (Past President)


Town of Erwin Industrial Development Agency, Board Member


Corning Hospital (Guthrie Health Care), Board of Directors


The Lifetime Healthcare Companies ST (Excellus), Board of Directors


Greater Corning Chamber of Commerce (Past President)


United Way of the Southern Tier (Past Chair)


Alternative School for Math and Science (ASMS) ACECNY Diamond Award


Corning Chamber 2000 Businessman of the Year

Watkins Glen Chamber 2018 Leader in Business Award

Daniel C. Bower


In 1977 Dan Bower joined Gowdy and Hunt, PC, the parent firm of Hunt Engineers, Architects & Land Surveyors, PC, and he immediately established a respected land development and survey division, producing a long list of successful projects. Always interested in technology and efficiency, Dan has led HUNT in the adoption many computer programs, including: Autocadd, Softdesk, Haested and Integraph.  In 1989, Dan became HUNT’s New York Regional Office manager, and subsequently expanded his duties to oversee the firm’s financial, personnel, and policy matters.

After the firm’s founder retired, and a new corporate board was established in 1993, he was named President/CEO.  He continues in these responsibilities as a principal, overseeing the operations of the now, 130-person design firm. Under Dan’s leadership the firm recently converted an entire division to REVIT/BIM, launched an Operational Effectiveness Program, and is currently instituting an updated set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).

Beyond his corporate responsibilities, Dan manages projects for the State University Construction Fund, Office of General Services, several colleges and municipalities, and various land developers.

In 2019, Dan took the roles of CEO and Chief Strategic Officer as part of HUNT's leadership transition plan, which named Vice President, Chris Bond as the new President. Dan will continue to focus on corporate initiatives, strategic planning and business development, while Chris will manage day-to-day operations.

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