Our Faculty

We are proud to have these experienced instructors on our team.

President and Founder

Mr. Bowen has extensive experience providing exam review and fundamental health and safety courses. He is committed to ensuring you receive the highest quality instruction and are well prepared after the course. His support extends well beyond the dates of instruction.

Managing Instructor

Mr. Edens has over 20 years of EHS experience in manufacturing and construction. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) with a Master of Science in Public Health.  Along with teaching several review courses, Mr. Edens is responsible for the overall delivery of training, new course development, and instructor management. Mr. Edens is also the Chair of the Bowen EHS Training Advisory Board.

Senior Instructor

Ms. Eubanks is a former OSHA compliance officer with expertise as a safety and health consultant working with a variety of industries including health care, manufacturing, and government agencies. She has several years experience teaching for Bowen EHS, the SC Chapter of National Safety Council, and Midlands Technical College.

Senior Instructor

Mr. Pate has over 5 years of environmental health and safety experience in academic, research and healthcare settings in both the public and private sector. Mr. Pate's EHS experience has ranged from from collection and management of radioactive, chemical, and biologic waste streams for a major research university to management of a comprehensive EHS program for a large multi-facility health system. Mr. Pate has been responsible for the development and delivery of a variety of EHS training topics, and his goal is to assist Bowen EHS clients in achieving their professional development goals. Outside of work, Mr. Pate enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and is working towards completion of a Doctorate in Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.

Senior Instructor

Mr. Rusch is currently a Health & Safety Manager at the Birchwood Power Facility, a 242-MW Coal Fired Unit in King George, VA. He received his MS in Industrial Hygiene at the University of Cincinnati, preceded by a BS in Industrial Hygiene at Clarkson University. He obtained both the CIH and CSP certifications in 2012 and has practiced Industrial Hygiene and Safety for nearly 10 years. After graduate school he joined the GE leadership program for young EHS professionals. After two rotations, one in nuclear fuel manufacturing and one in aero-derivative gas turbine manufacturing, he took a position in the power generation industry. When the Operations and Maintenance contract to the site was sold, he joined, and is currently employed by NAES Corporation.

Senior Instructor

Mr. Supples has over 30 years of experience in occupational safety, IH, and quality improvement.  He is the founder of Applied Improvement Technologies, LLC with clients representing aerospace manufacturing, service sector, and consumer products. Mr. Supples' goal is to create "defining learning moments" for Bowen EHS clients in a way that they say "wow, that was cool!"

Senior Instructor

Mr. Wallace is a Certified Safety Professional with nearly three decades of safety experience and is nationally recognized in the area of occupational safety.  His industrial experience includes Mobil Oil and Hercules, where he not only gained the technical knowledge of occupational safety and loss control but also how to effectively implement practical, pragmatic safety solutions to everyday safety concerns. In addition to safety consulting, Mr. Wallace is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the School of Public Health at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Mr. Shamsipour has over 15 years of experience which cover the four pillars of Compliance: Safety, Environmental, Risk Management, and Industrial Hygiene. Mr. Shamsipour’s professional experience expands many industries: Municipalities, Light & Heavy MFG, Petroleum, Airlines, and Consulting to name a few. Right out of college, he started his professional life as the Facilities Engineer and the EHS Manager in a foundry. Currently, Mr. Shamsipour is a Regional EHS&T Manager for Synagro Technologies and is responsible for coaching, developing and mentoring of their line supervisors and middle managers in all of their locations in North America. Mr. Shamsipour has also conducted training sessions on a variety of EHS, Risk and Industrial Hygiene subject matters for both Caterpillar and Wisconsin Safety Council.

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