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Cork Tree Creative, Inc. Expands Team with Account Executive Taylor Sauerwein and Videographer Drew Fulton  

January 3, 2024

Edwardsville, Ill. (Jan. 04, 2023)—Award-winning public relations and marketing firm Cork Tree Creative, Inc. announced today the additions of their newest account executive, Taylor Sauerwein, and videographer, Drew Fulton.

Sauerwein, a Waterloo, Ill. native, graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Communication Studies and a minor in Business Administration. She went on to launch her career in digital advertising in Chicago, Ill., where she worked across various verticals, including automotive, tech and telco, entertainment, and pharmaceutical, before settling back in the St. Louis area. In Sauerwein’s role as an account executive, she plays a pivotal role in fostering client relationships and driving strategic marketing initiatives to achieve results. 

Fulton, a Highland, Ill. native, graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) in 2007 with a Bachelor’s in Cinema and Photography. He then moved to Chicago, where he worked in a variety of camera department roles in the film and television industry for 12 years. His technical foundation in media production, along with his creativity and passion for storytelling, lend to his ability to produce a wide range of compelling and professional video content. As the videographer for Cork Tree Creative, Fulton will create high-quality and engaging video content to be used in clients' marketing efforts to share their stories with their target audience.

Laura Reed, co-founder of Cork Tree Creative, said, “Both Taylor and Drew represent the caliber of talent that defines Cork Tree Creative’s commitment to excellence. We are thrilled to have them join our growing team and look forward to seeing both their creativity and expertise shine as they help our clients achieve their marketing goals."

To learn more about the marketing agency’s comprehensive services and innovative solutions, call 618.656.7333 or visit their website at:


About Cork Tree Creative, Inc.:

Cork Tree Creative, Inc. is a full-service marketing and public relations firm with offices at 105 Plaza Court in Edwardsville, Ill. and 4220 Duncan Ave., Suite 201., St. Louis, Mo. Founded in 2009 by Jan Carpenter and Laura Reed, Cork Tree Creative holds the following state and national certifications: Certified Veteran’s Business Enterprise (VBE), Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE). The firm has been awarded Most Reliable Businesses, Best Marketing Firm, and Best PR Firm by St. Louis Small Business Monthly and various other industry awards of merit for its creative work. For more information, visit or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or LinkedIn.