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Capabilities Statement

Let's Create Something Together
Cork Tree Creative, Inc. is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), which was founded in 2009 by Laura Reed and Jan Carpenter. The firm specializes in full-service marketing and public relations and is based in Edwardsville, Illinois. Recently, Cork Tree Creative won six industry awards, including St. Louis Small Business Monthly’s “Best in Reliability” and “Best Public Relations Firms”. Two of the firm’s national awards include The Hermes Gold Award for Excellence in Web Design and the Communicator Award of Distinction for Integrated Campaigns.


  • Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Illinois
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Missouri (Pending)


  • 541820 (Primary)
  • 541430
  • 541830
  • 541870
  • 541990
  • 541613
  • 541810
  • 541850
  • 561920
  • 541922

Core Capabilities

Media & Public Relations
Community Outreach
Graphic Design
Website Development & Content Management
Photography & Videography Services
Advertising, Planning & Management
Search Engine Optimization
Digital Marketing & Management
Social Media Management
Google Certified for AdWords Management


Offers Full-Service Marketing In-House
Manages Comprehensive Marketing Programs
Experienced, Respected Marketing Professionals
Strategic Approach to all Aspects of the Campaign
Thought Leaders in the Industry
Promotes, Protects & Enhances Client’s Image


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NOTS Logistics
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