National Advisory Council

Duke Cowley

Membership Information:

Member Since: 1995


Alice Neal Cowley


Job Title: President, Retired
Company: Cowley Companies Inc.
Location: Arizona, United States


  • real estate development
  • retail


Duke Cowley is former president of Cowley Companies, a family-owned company encompassing a diverse portfolio of real estate holdings and investments. He is one of the founders of Carioca Oil Company and currently sits on the board of The Cowley Family Foundation. Duke earned his bachelor’s degree in math with a double minor in language and industrial arts from Arizona State University. He served as a missionary in Brazil from 1959 to 1961, as mission president of the Brazil Curitiba Mission from 1980 to 1983, and as director of the Perpetual Education Fund in Brazil in 2003. Duke and Alice have three children and many wonderful grandchildren and great-grandchildren.