Mr. Owens is owner of Aiken & Company Real Estate and Insurance. He became a McLeod Foundation Board Trustee in 1996. When his term expired in 2009, he rolled off for a year and was reinstated in 2010. He serves on the Finance and Investment Committee and Governance Committee. His hobbies include playing golf, traveling, bird hunting, and visiting the beach. He is married to Cornelia, and they have one child.