John Lowder

John LowderCurrent Location: Springfield, IL
Hometown: Springfield, IL

UIS Degree: B.A. 1994 (Legal Studies)

Current Position
President, Lowder Governmental Solutions

Career Highlights
“Spent 18 years as a top advisor to House Speaker Michael J Madigan. During this tenure I was involved in the highest level of state government, negotiating solutions to complex governmental and budgetary problems.”

Memories of SSU/UIS 
“As a non-traditional student, UIS provided me with the opportunity to complete my education while still providing for my family. I could not have accomplished what I have done in life without the knowledge and skills I developed during my time on campus.”

How did UIS change or prepare you? 
“UIS taught me to think in a different way. Prior to my education I tended to jump to conclusions and then fiercely defend those rash positions. UIS taught me to analyze the situation first and let the decisions emerge out of the information that is available. The university and its professors taught me to listen first and act second.”

Hobby
“I am a closet Karaoke singer……”

Posted on July 22, 2014