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We are excited to announce that we have recenetly hired Incentive Source sales representative Jillian Heilman to cover the Pacific Northwest for Charles River Apparel.  Jillian has an extensive background in the industry, as she has spent the last 10 years at BDA, Inc. Her last role with them was as their Supplier Development Manager at the Corporate HQ in Woodinville, WA.

While at BDA, she has earned several awards, including: “2013 BDA Incentive Trip”, “2013 Circle of Excellence Winner” and “2008 Circle of Excellence Nominee”. Prior to BDA, she worked for 6 years as a Marketing Analyst and Product Development Manager among other roles for Nordstrom, Inc.  Jillian has earned her B.A. in Finance and Economics from Eastern Washington University.

She started as a multi-line sales-rep a little over a year ago while working for Incentive Source. Jillian is carrying several premium lines, and is now adding her first apparel line in Charles River. She is a welcome addition for us and we are looking forward to what she will bring to the Charles River team!

Jillian Heilman



Charles River Apparel, founded in 1983 and based in Sharon, Massachusetts, is a leading manufacturer of active apparel for corporations, businesses, school teams, athletic groups, and college students nationwide. The family-owned company, now in their 3rd generation, has been nationally recognized for the quality, style, and value of their apparel as well as their various philanthropic efforts throughout the year.  Charles River Apparel has been listed as one of the top 100 Sporting Goods Manufacturers in the U.S., named a top 10 Small Businesses of Massachusetts by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce in 2011, Named as a top 25 Family owned business in Massachusetts, Humanitarian of the year by NEPPA in 2016 and was awarded Massachusetts Family Business of the Year in 2012.   For more information, please visit