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Reed and Rothe Join Public Relations Society of America

We are happy to announce that Laura Reed and Jaci Rothe recently joined the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) St. Louis Chapter. PRSA St. Louis is one of the leading public relations professional organizations in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Laura Reed, Director of Public Relations and co-owner of Cork Tree Creative, and Jaci Rothe, Account Executive, are both very excited to be a part of such an influential organization in the PR industry. “As a new member of PRSA St. Louis, I truly look forward to networking with fellow PR professionals, as well as exchanging ideas and experiences to further develop my knowledge of the ever-changing, growing industry,” said Reed.

Look out for Reed and Rothe at PRSA St. Louis meetings, events and forums. If you see them out and about, be sure to stop and say hi! To learn more about PRSA St. Louis, visit: http://prsastlouis.org/index.php.

Cork Tree Creative, Inc., located at 105 Plaza Ct., Edwardsville, Ill., is owned by Jan Carpenter and Laura Reed, and has recently been awarded Best Marketing Firm and Best PR Firm by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. For more information, please call (618) 656-7333, visit http://www.corktreecreative.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.

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Cork Tree Creative Welcomes Amanda Juenger as Fall Intern

Amanda Juenger

Edwardsville-based public relations and marketing firm Cork Tree Creative Inc. announced today the addition of Amanda Juenger as the firm’s fall intern.

Juenger, born and raised in Maryville, Ill., will graduate from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville this fall with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and advertising. During her time at the university, she received four scholarships for academic achievement and creative expression within the Department of Mass Communications. Most recently, she was asked by the department to be the “face” of a promotional campaign to raise money for a $300,000 media convergence lab.

With a background in graphic design and media advertising, Juenger will assist the firm’s staff in providing social media content, graphic and web design, advertising campaigns, and public relations services to clients throughout North America. Her background in public speaking and communication will be utilized with many of this fall’s events for the firm’s St. Louis area clients.

Co-owner and public relations director Laura Reed says Cork Tree Creative is thrilled to have such a creative and talented individual join the firm this fall. “Everyone on our team is excited to start working with Amanda. Her hard-working nature and creative mind is sure to bring a lot to the team,” remarked Reed.

Cork Tree Creative, Inc., located at 105 Plaza Ct., Edwardsville, Ill., is owned by Jan Carpenter and Laura Reed, and has recently been awarded Best Marketing Firm and Best PR Firm by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. For more information, please call (618) 656-7333, visit http://www.corktreecreative.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.

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Cork Tree Creative Welcomes Keagan Mouradian as Graphic Designer

Keagan Mouradian

Edwardsville-based public relations and marketing firm Cork Tree Creative, Inc. announced today the addition of Keagan Mouradian as a Graphic Designer.

Mouradian is a lifelong resident of Granite City and a 2016 graduate from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design. He brings a proven design background to the Cork Tree Creative team with experience creating content and collateral for housing and automotive industries in the St. Louis market. Since joining the firm in July 2017, Mouradian has already hit the ground running with Cork Tree Creative’s diverse array of clients.

“With a can-do attitude and a keen eye for creativity, Mouradian is excited to be part of the Cork Tree Creative team. He will be a remarkable asset for the firm’s current and future client base,” said creative director, Jan Carpenter. “We are happy to add a top-notch designer and creative mind to the team who will help propel Cork Tree Creative far into the future.

Cork Tree Creative Welcomes New Clients: Retains Dunkin' Donuts for a Second Year

Cork Tree Creative, Inc., a full-service marketing and public relations firm located in downtown Edwardsville today announced several new clients for 2017 and the retention of Dunkin’ Donuts for a second-year term.

Cork Tree Creative announces new clients: Ace Grease Service Incorporated based in Millstadt, Grand Rental Station headquartered in Fairview Heights, Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation and Accelerated Performance Technicians, both based in Edwardsville. The firm also announced the retention of Dunkin Donuts’ as its client for a second year term. Cork Tree Creative provides local PR and social media support for America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Each of these clients has a unique set of marketing needs and offers a unique set of services to the Metro-East and Greater St. Louis areas.

“We are happy to welcome our new clients into the Cork Tree Creative family. Together, we will help these businesses and organizations better achieve their goals and improve their client relations.” remarks public relations director, Laura Reed.

The firm values the opportunity to work with each of its individual clients to expand reach, improve relations with target audiences and help clients advance up the ladder in each respective industry. Each has its own set of public relations and marketing needs including social media management, photography and videography, website design, print and digital design, public relations management and marketing strategy. The firm prides itself on clients’ success stories as well as the diverse group of organizations it works with.

Cork Tree Creative Welcomes Luke Jansen as Summer Intern

Luke Jansen

Edwardsville-based public relations and marketing firm Cork Tree Creative, Inc. announced today the addition of Luke Jansen as the firm’s summer intern.

Jansen, originally of Effingham, Ill., is a senior at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville studying marketing and public relations. During his time at the university, he has served as vice president of communications for multiple student organizations, a communications intern for two companies, and most recently, the student body president for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Jansen, with a background in social content creation, will support the firm’s staff in providing public relations, social media and online marketing services to clients throughout the region. Additionally, his background in event planning will be utilized in helping Cork Tree Creative manage several events for its clients this summer.

According to Public Relations Director Laura Reed, Cork Tree Creative is thrilled to have a high degree of talent and experience joining the team for the summer. “The entire team at Cork Tree is happy to have Luke join our team. It is always exciting to bring in a student in the field to learn from us, yet we find ourselves learning from our interns as well.”