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F.I.S.H. announces new board, re-elected members

By Staff | Feb 1, 2019

Robert Bowden

F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva welcomed new board members Robert Bowden and John “Jack” Meng.

After early years in his business career at Monsanto in St. Louis, Bowden settled in Atlanta where he founded a millwork/building supply company that included manufacturing and distributing doors, windows and specialty millwork for residential construction. In the 40 years of living in Marietta, he was involved in the community through church, Scouting, Rotary and more, but mostly through M.U.S.T. – a similar organization to F.I.S.H. – where he served as a founding board member.

Bowden also served on the board of The Tommy Nobis Center, which provides job training for people with disabilities, and he serves on the board of trustees at Oglethorpe University, where he did his undergraduate work. He has always held great respect for the many volunteers of organizations like those at F.I.S.H., whose community involvement represents the recognition of a greater good in the world.

While employed at Schrieber Foods from 1968-2007, Meng held various positions including: industrial relations manager; plant supervisor; assistant to VP manufacturing; vice president of finance, chief financial office and secretary/treasurer; executive vice president; president and chief operating officer; president and chief executive officer; chairman, president and chief executive officer; and chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer. In subsequent years, he served on several corporate boards, including Associated Bank; WPS Resources Corporation; Integrys Energy Group; First Northern Savings Bank; Associated Banc-Corp; and Tosca.

Meng’s community board involvement includes The Green Bay Packers, Salvation Army, Unity Hospice and Cerebral Palsy, to name a few. With a bachelor’s from Wabash College, where he majored in economics with a political science minor, and a Master of Business Administration from Washington University, his education, professional and philanthropic experiences will prove to be valuable assets to the F.I.S.H. board of directors.

John “Jack” Meng

In addition, F.I.S.H. Board Chair Nicole McHale and F.I.S.H. Board Members Chris Coile and Sheridan Snell were re-elected and will serve on the board for the 2019-2021 term.

For more information, contact F.I.S.H. President Maggi Feiner at 239-472-4775 or visit www.fishofsancap.org.

Nicole McHale

Chris Coile

Sheridan Snell