Bob Bowdon | Bob Bowdon, The Cartel's director, has been a New Jersey-based television producer, reporter, news anchor, and commentator for the past fifteen years. His varied career has seen him producing television shows; hosting news programs; conducting in-depth on-camera interviews; appearing in satirical news sketches for the Onion News Network; anchoring regional news broadcasts covering New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut; and shaping Bloomberg Television's World Financial Report. He is president of Bowdon Media, an Internet marketing firm, and holds degrees in mechanical engineering, engineering management, and film production from Purdue University, Stanford University, and New York University. The Cartel is his first film.

The Cartel is a revelation.
- The New York Post
A brisk, incisive and mind-boggling – no other phrase will work – exposé
- Los Angeles Times
The Cartel...takes on the 'unconscionable failure' of New Jersey's public schools.
- USA Today
This is a movie you need to see.
- Joe Scarborough, MSNBC’s Morning Joe
What Bowdon has brought to light so vividly...applies across the land.
- Chicago Tribune
This movie says it all, and is a must see for any American.
- Philadelphia City Paper