Our Trustees

Stephen McGowan

Trustee Emeritus, NPS Foundation

Mr. Steve McGowan is a retired Chief Financial Officer of Sun Microsystems. Mr. McGowan has worked in the computer and financial worlds for over 30 years, and became CFO at Sun Microsystems after rival IBM drastically cut into Sun’s market share. Mr. McGowan was credited with overseeing highly productive legal, information technology, and sales departments at Sun. Prior to joining Sun, Mr. McGowan spent 17 years working at Digital Equipment Corporation in the U.S. and Canada. He currently serves on the board of directors at CommsFirst, Inc.

Mr. McGowan attended Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts and earned a B.S. in finance. He earned an MBA from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. He is also a Certified Management Accountant from the Institute of Management Accounts.

Mr. McGowan currently volunteers his time as Secretary for the Community Foundation of Monterey. He resides in Carmel Valley, California with his wife Marie.