About

ABOUT DAVE COWLEY INCENTIVES

Dave Cowley

Dave works with companies to strengthen their connection with customers and employees, using innovative promotional merchandise to help them promote their brand.
Through constant research and attending several industry trade shows, he’s always looking for the latest and greatest promo idea. He has great passion for this business and takes pride in having long term relationships with his clients, offering outstanding customer service and welcoming clients to our showroom. Incentive travel or client gifts, sales awards, trade show swag or new product launch?…Dave’s got the hot ideas!

Dave’s charity work centers around chemical dependency and mentoring people in recovery, and was the recipient of the lifetime achievement award from H.E.A.R.T (help enable alcoholics receive treatment).
He and his wife are also very involved with animal rescue and currently have 3 rescue dogs and 2 cats.

Dave is a graduate of St Thomas Academy and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls where he was inducted into their athletic hall of fame. He loves animals and enjoys all sports, working out, running, golf, reading, traveling, and seeing movies. He loves spending time with his wife Cindy and their 2 grown daughters, Kate & Betsy. His greatest sports thrill was hanging out with Andre the Giant after he won a 22 man battle royal cage match.


Shelly

Shelly works as extension of your team, listening, strategizing and utilizing her knowledge of the latest trends in the promotional products industry to come up with products that inspire your customers and differentiate your business.

With a combination of curiosity, creativity and a genuine love for the business she has had the privilege to work with some fabulous clients! Besides staying on top of the latest trends in the industry, she is also an active member of MN American Marketing Association, MN Team Women and Meeting and Planners International where she was nominated as Supplier of the Year in 2012. Her creativity, true passion for the business and love of people has allowed her to deliver exceptional service and growth to her clients. She develops long-term relationships with her clients based on mutual trust and respect. Her skills shine through when challenged with finding the perfect product for her clients.

Shelly is a graduate of St. Cloud State University and has studied abroad in Europe and Russia. Passionate about travel, she began her career in sales with Northwest Airlines, living in New York. She is on the Board of Directors for The Emily Program Foundation. She’s a marathoner, photographer, cook, traveler, cancer survivor and has a passion for life. When she's not out looking for the next great idea, you can find her and her husband cheering on the Tommie’s with her daughter, skiing in Colorado with her son or spending time at the cabin with her family.


Ali 

Ali’s drive and customer focus help to deliver results. Her motivation to serve her customers comes from her strong work ethic growing up on a farm. She is dedicated to providing her customers creative, new ideas for their next event. 
Ali genuinely values her clients. The working relationships she’s cultivates is what she loves about this industry and pushes her each day to exceed her client’s expectations.

Ali stays on top of the hottest new products by partnering with the best suppliers, and working with her clients to find creative solutions to promote their individual brands. She can be seen working with her clients in the St. Cloud area, Minneapolis/ St. Paul, and extending throughout the country. Ali is an active member of the MN chapter of Legal Marketing Association, Forum for Executive Woman, and AAF-Central MN.

Ali graduated with a degree in Marketing and she loves staying up to date on the latest marketing trends through local marketing associations, online forums, and networking groups. She enjoys staying active outside: running, playing volleyball, yoga, biking, gardening, and anything on the lake. She absolutely loves meeting new people and reconnecting with old friends although her favorite people to spend time with include her husband Scott, and their son, Ben.


Teresa

Teresa recently joined the team in November 2016 as our Office Manager. She has 10 years of experience in the Promotional Products industry. Teresa enjoys working with sales reps and clients on current projects and takes ownership of every order to ensure a timely delivery of quality products. She thrives on providing exceptional customer service and will go above and beyond to make sure an order is taken care of from start to finish.

Teresa’s high energy, enthusiasm and friendly personality is a delight to work with. She is ready and willing to take on any project or challenge (with a smile) that comes her way!

In her spare time, she enjoys running, camping, cooking, reading and most of all time with her Husband and two very active boys.


Melissa

Melissa brings a wealth of knowledge to the team having been in the Promotional Products Industry since 2012. She enjoys building client relationships by collaborating on which products will best suit their needs. Melissa works diligently to ensure client success and looks for opportunities to exceed their expectations. She is meticulous with details and brings a calm demeanor and positive attitude along every day.

Melissa has a degree in Communication Studies from St. Cloud State University. She has served on a committee with Families Moving Forward for many years, supporting families who were previously homeless maintain stability during their transition. She and her husband also give back to their local community together with much involvement in their local food shelf, PRISM.

She enjoys spending time with her husband and two young sons by building legos, being super heroes, and playing baseball on the front lawn.