Public Safety Sales Director, Kymeta Corporation
Joseph “Jos” Bowmaster is the current Public Safety Director for Kymeta. Bowmaster first learned of his passion for serving others with his work with AmeriCorps leading volunteers in the disaster recovery of the Mississippi Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina, and later as the leader of the Missouri AmeriCorps Alums in responding to multiple disasters ranging from ice storms to wide-scale flooding throughout his home state. As a previous NREMT-Advance Crew Chief on a 911 EMS service on the campus of the University of New Hampshire Bowmaster honed his leadership skills as a first responder, later attending the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Bowmaster’s career progressed to managing North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Puerto Rico with the Verizon Crisis Response Team where he led Verizon’s disaster response operations for a multitude of pre-planned events including two Super Bowls, presidential election cycles, and other events to crises events ranging from hurricanes, tornados, forest fires, cyber-attacks, manhunts, and the Surfside Condo Collapse. Bowmaster was a key leader in the first private-public-partnership publication of the ESF12 and ESF2 document to reduce fiber line cuts in disaster recovery operations that has been incorporated into multiple states’ disaster plans. An avid drone pilot, operator of his own company where he designs and builds incident command trailers, and candidate for his master’s in professional studies in Emergency Management, Bowmaster brings an invaluable collection of knowledge and network of innovators and leaders in public safety to Kymeta. Jos graduated from Westminster College and received his Master of Professional Studies Candidate Emergency Management from Tulane University.