Angi Krueger

Core Creative named among Inc.’s fastest growing

By Angi Krueger on September 5, 2013

Core Creative has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies for 2013.

“We’re thrilled to be a part of this prestigious list – proof of America’s growth and, for us, the dedication our growing team at Core has shown to bringing new and effective marketing solutions to our clients,” said Ward Alles, president Core Creative.5000_color stacked_sm

The Inc. 5000 list has welcomed some of the biggest companies in America, companies that have shaped the evolution of the American economy. Core Creative is ranked 3,182 on the list of 5,000 companies and placed 39 in the top companies recognized from Wisconsin.

“Core has grown because our clients are growing,” said Alles. “We’ve added to our client roster because of the strength of our employees – tremendous strategists and creative forces. Along with the talent we’ve added, our unique “Say It. Live It.” brand alignment proposition has resonated with our clients and in new business opportunities. That’s helping us reach our goals, and set new ones.”

Inc. has been compiling the Inc. 5000 list for 32 years and has included companies like Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Pandora and Oracle. There are 79 Wisconsin-based companies on the list.

Core Creative was recognized for 102 percent growth over a three-year period, measuring $5.7 million in revenue in 2012. The agency has added 22 employees from southeastern Wisconsin in the last two years.

Founded in 1994, Core Creative, Inc., offers a full range of integrated marketing communications, advertising and public relations services to leading brands and healthcare systems. Core’s say it. live it.™ branding process develops both external and internal strategies to foster total brand alignment – elevating your brand from an intangible idea to a revenue-driving asset. Clients include Milwaukee Electric Tool, Verizon Wireless, Concordia University Wisconsin, Assurant Health, Harley-Davidson and The Valley Health System. Core Creative is located at 600 W. Virginia St., Suite 700 in Milwaukee’s Fifth Ward. Additional information on the agency can be found at or by contacting Ward Alles at (414) 299-3946 or Follow Core Creative on Twitter. Find Core Creative on Facebook.