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Douglas C. Bean

Adjunct Instructor


BA, Kenyon College
MA, Dartmouth College
MBA, University at Buffalo


Managing Partner, Eric Mower and Associates, Bean develops and directs marketing communications programs for numerous clients. He leads the Buffalo office, serves on EMA’s board of directors, and also directs the agency’s Brand Promotion practice. He has extensive experience in financial services, healthcare, packaged goods and economic development. Specifically, he has supervised advertising, sales promotion and market research programs for numerous agency clients including First Niagara Bank, Fisher-Price, HSBC Bank, Mattel, National Fuel, Sorrento Lactalis, Inc. and Welch Foods Inc.

Community Involvement

Member, Upstate New York Council, American Association of Advertising Agencies

Executive Committee, Buffalo Niagara Life Sciences CouncilTrustee, Buffalo Museum of Science

Chair, Dean’s Advisory Council, University at Buffalo School of Management

Director, Kaleida Health/Visiting Nurses AssociationGraduate, Leadership BuffaloSpecial Recognitions and Awards

Buffalo Business First Leadership Award

Crystal Prism Award for Service to the Western New York Advertising Community

University at Buffalo School of Management Award for Community Service

National Federation for Just Communities Service Award

Eric Mower and Associates – The Agency