Will is originally from South Carolina and graduated with honors earning a B.S. in Business Administration from The Citadel in 2002. He will complete his M.B.A with Finance Concentration from Oklahoma City University in August 2017 and has been accepted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Society. He and his wife, Dr. Kelly Bowers, reside in Edmond with their son.
After college graduation, he served ten years active-duty as a Naval Officer. He led aircrew teams as an Aircraft and Mission Commander onboard the E-6B “Mercury” providing essential communication links to ground forces for Central Commands. He was also a rated Instructor Pilot on the Boeing 737 and 707. His military service also included a one year joint deployment with the 18th Airborne as an Airfield Operations Officer during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Military honors include:
- 2 Naval Air Medals
- Joint Service Commendation Medal
- 2 Navy & Marine Corps Commendations
- Joint Service Achievement Medal
- National Defense Medal
- Operation Iraqi Freedom Campaign Medal
- War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
After honorable discharge from the Navy, he developed a passion for working with small businesses as a Contract Specialist with the United States Air Force. Will entered the financial services industry in 2014 as a Financial Advisor and worked with high net-worth households at Merrill Lynch.
Will found a home with Bank of Oklahoma as a Financial Professional. He focuses on building customized financial strategies for households and businesses by providing financial planning, investing and insurance resources.