Denise Bowyer – Vice Chair
Vice President, American Income Life
Denise Bowyer is a Mission based leader with a lifelong passion and vocation in advocating for Workers’ Rights, while contributing to key support in building and growing a billion – dollar company.
As Secretary of the National Labor Advisory Board and National Vice President of Public Relations for American Income Life, she successfully built trusting, lasting relationships with 45 International Union Leaders, State AFL-CIO Leaders, Central Labor Council and Local Union Leaders with American Income Life. Through a storied decades – long career as a labor organizer, and a corporate officer of a one billion –dollar 100% Union company, she uses her talents of connectivity, collaboration, strategic visioning to advocate for pro worker public policies, ultimately benefiting all stakeholders. A leader in High Road Workplace Initiatives, she models best practices for companies building a shared prosperity and stakeholder economy. With consistent annual company growth, her experience proves that doing right by workers, is also good for the bottom line, creating an economy that is good for all.
Her combined experience in corporate and labor , and acumen for story telling has resulted in elevating and bringing together high road workplace businesses as advocates on pro worker public policy and initiatives such as; employee’s rights to organize, raising the minimum wage, family medical leave, and OSHA enforcement.
A Board Member of numerous esteemed national organizations, including Jobs with Justice, The Economic Policy Institute, and Vice Chair of the American Sustainable Business Council, she is a contributor and supporter of thought leaders in multi-faceted coalitions and trailblazing collaborations, all with bold visions for the future of workers.
Denise continues to serve a consultant for American Income Life Insurance, and as a leader with Solidarity with Packing Plant Workers/ Nebraska, a statewide coalition organizing on behalf of legislation, education and direct action on packing plant safety. She resides in Omaha, Nebraska.