Our Staff at Corporate Golf Incentives
Meet our dedicated team of account executives, who are ready to assist you with all of your business needs.
Mike Lynch - President
Over 33 years of sales and marketing experience including five years of direct sales for IBM and four years of channel sales and marketing for Hewlett Packard. Mike is an aspiring amateur golfer who understands how to use golf and instruction as an effective business tool. His specialty is listening and understanding what customers are trying to accomplish, and then creatively making it happen.
In addition to his high tech background, Mike worked 12 years at Tam O'Shanter Country Club in West Bloomfield, MI. Mike caddied, cleaned clubs, cleared and waited tables to finance his Mechanical Engineering degree at Michigan State University. He also learned to do "Whatever it Takes" to make his customers happy.
Phone Number. 303-881-7390
Kerry Jacobs - Account Executive
Customer Service is Kerry's game! Friends since college at Michigan State, Kerry joined Mike Lynch at Corporate Golf Incentives in 2002. The ‘Customer First’ philosophy at CGI played perfectly into her eagerness to provide excellent customer service to her clients. Graduating with a B.S. in Packaging, Kerry then went on to get a M.B.A. with emphasis on Marketing and International Business from Regis University. After 10+ years in the Technology Industry, Kerry moved into the Promotional Products Industry. Being a recipient of promotional products for many years immediately gave Kerry insight into effective promotions within the technology sector. Over the years, her branding expertise has expanded across many industries. With her extensive industry knowledge, she keeps clients aware of the best and latest products, delivers creative solutions, within budget and on time. Kerry’s personal attention enables her to create partnerships with every client, to be their #1 trusted source for promotional products and to be an effective marketing partner.
Phone Number. 303-358-8120
Johnny Watkins – Account Executive
To say that golf is a passion of Johnny's is an understatement. He started his career in the golf industry when he was 12 years old at the local, public course. He continued to work at golf courses all through high school and met Mike Lynch on a Corporate Golf Incentives trip when he was 15. They have been exchanging Caddyshack lines ever since.
Johnny graduated from the University of Colorado in 2009 with a B.A. in Communication. Upon graduation, he joined Enterprise Rent-a-Car where he completed Management Training, and learned how to problem solve and think creatively to meet everyone's needs. After his almost 4 years at Enterprise, he moved into the Plastics Distribution industry and spent 6 years working in sales and customer relations. Johnny is now absolutely thrilled to be working at CGI. He takes a tremendous amount of pride in sales, service, and building personal, long lasting relationships. He is always eager to help customers with their next great idea.
Phone Number. 719-659-7542
Kathy Walker - Account Executive
Kathy Walker specializes in providing quality products and innovative ideas at a great price. She has been in the promotional products business for 12 years and joined CGI in 2005. Prior to becoming a promotional products distributor, she worked with the USGA organizing amateur and professional golf tournaments at Cherry Hills Country, including the 1990 U.S. Amateur Championship, 1993 U.S. Senior Open and 2012 U.S. Amateur Championship and providing support for corporate apparel sales for the 2014 BMW Championship.
She assisted Nancy Haley, owner of Tehama – “The Clint Eastwood line of golf apparel”– create a Tehama corporate division focusing on corporate business. Tehama was a high end golf apparel line based in Denver, Colorado. Tehama quickly became one of the favorite apparel lines in the promotional products industry and the corporate market.
With her in depth knowledge of apparel she helps her clients select just the right product for their events, once again at the right price.
Kathy is an avid golfer and squeezes in frequent golf games between business appointments. Her favorite pastime is taking long walks with her adorable dog Louie.
Kathy feels that her success as a distributor is based on the level of service she provides to her corporate accounts. Her efforts and experience finding exactly the right product for her customers creates a bond and relationship that goes beyond business.
Phone Number. 303-919-6117
Karen Lynch - Account Executive
Received her Bachelors in Business and Marketing from Stephen F. Austin State University. She joined CGI in 2006 after having worked in marketing and customer service for the previous 19 years. Karen is based out of the Chicago area.
Phone Number. 630-561-5058