Bowerman is the Vice President of the Commercial Real Estate group at The Washington Trust Company in Providence, Rhode Island, a position she has held since 2006. Bowerman has more than 20 years of experience in commercial banking. Prior to joining Washington Trust, she served as senior vice president at Citizen’s Bank and Bank Rhode Island. She was also director of development for affordable housing at Rhode Island Housing. Bowerman received her M.B.A. from the University of Rhode Island, and is a graduate of the Stonier School of Banking. She is treasurer of the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island, a trustee of the URI Foundation, and a board member of both the URI Alumni Association and the Rhode Island Furniture Bank. Bowerman has two daughters that are alumnae of Teach For America (Julie in New York & Kimberly in Nashville).