Beth Bowman is an ethics-driven professional with diverse management experience and a commitment to stewardship, collaboration, and inclusion. Specialties include organizational development, human resources, and strategic planning.
Beth currently serves on the leadership team at
Olu's LLC/Olu’s Home, Inc/Olu’s Beginnings, LLC as the Human Resources Director. Olu's Home
is a licensed organization designed to provide residential and in-home services for individuals receiving services under the Developmental Disability (DD), Community Alternative for Disabled Individuals (CADI), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Elderly and Alternative Care (EW & AC) waivers. Olu's also operates Olu's Beginnings
, an inter-generational environment by connecting children and seniors.
Beth has extensive board of directors leadership experience. She currently serves as the President for the Goldstein Museum of Design
advisory board and has previously served on the Givens Foundation for African American Literature and the Cycling Museum of Minnesota boards. Beth was President of the Board of Directors for the University of Minnesota College of Design
as well as the College of Visual Arts Alumni Boards.
She has served in a committee, advisory and/or volunteer capacity for Prepare + Prosper
, the Emily Program
, the Minnesota Orchestra
, the Cedar Cultural Center
, the Minnesota State Arts Board
and DOCOMOMO MN
. She has led panels and projects with Art Basel
Switzerland/Kickstarter, the American Craft Council
, the Walker Art Center/MNArtists.org
, the Minnesota Theatre Alliance
, the Metropolitan Council Public Art Program
and the Springboard for the Arts
Beth is a natural communicator with an extensive network and also offers consulting/influencer services
to help organizations and businesses reach new digital audiences via STUDIOLORAINE
She is a trained studio artist/designer
(BFA) formally trained the United States and France and holds two graduate degrees (MA) in education and design from the University of Minnesota including a recent professional certificate
specializing in Human Resources.
Beth's consulting work is is an independent business and CERT and WBE certified. The Central Certification (CERT) Program is a small business certification program recognized by Hennepin County, Ramsey County, the City of Minneapolis and the City of Saint Paul. The CERT Program includes certification for Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), and Small Business Enterprise (SBE). She is also included in the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council consultant database and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Twin Cities Society for HR Management (TCSHRM).Professional recommendations and skills endorsements by colleagues available at linkedin.com/in/bethloraine
***We acknowledge the Dakȟóta people on whose land we meet. We thank them and their relatives for their care of the land, and we recognize their continuing connection to land, waters, and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to elders both past and present.***