Meet Scholar, Veteran And Entrepreneur Tommy Sowers

Jul 13, 2015

Tommy Sowers has served as a green beret, received a Ph.D., taught at Duke and West Point, run for Congress and recently started a real estate company in Durham.
Credit Duke University

Tommy Sowers served two tours in Iraq as a green beret. The Duke graduate earned a Ph.D. at the London School of Economics, and he taught at West Point and at Duke.

Sowers ran as the Democratic Party's nominee for Missouri’s 8th Congressional District in 2010 and later became an assistant secretary for the Veterans Affairs. He worked to help veterans gain access to benefits.

Sowers now runs a Durham-based company to help home buyers and agents called SoloPro

Host Frank Stasio talks with Tommy Sowers about his life and career.