Angi Krueger

Core Creative Named Among Inc.’s Fastest Growing

By Angi Krueger on August 26, 2014

MILWAUKEE (August 26, 2014) – Core Creative has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies for 2014. It is the second consecutive year the agency has been included.

“We’re thrilled to once again be featured on this prestigious list,” said Ward Alles, president, Core Creative. “It shows the dedication our growing team at Core has given to bringing new and effective marketing solutions to our clients, so we grow our businesses together.”5000_color stacked_sm

The Inc. 5000 list has recognized some of the biggest companies in America – companies that have shaped the evolution of the American economy. Core Creative is ranked 3,332 on the list of 5,000 companies and placed 41 in the top companies recognized from Wisconsin.

“Core has grown because our clients are growing,” said Alles. “Our strong, talented employees have allowed us to add to our client roster and thereby grow our team even further. Along with the talent we’ve added, our unique Say It. Live It.™ brand alignment proposition really resonates with our clients and in new business opportunities. That allows us to reach our existing goals and set even higher ones for the future.”

Inc. has been compiling the Inc. 5000 list for 33 years and has included companies like Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Pandora and Oracle. There are 70 Wisconsin-based companies on the list.

Core Creative was recognized for 101 percent growth over a three-year period, measuring $7.1 million in revenue in 2013. The agency has added 17 employees from southeastern Wisconsin since January 2013.


Founded in 1994, Core Creative, Inc., offers a full range of integrated marketing communications, advertising and public relations services to leading brands and health care systems. Core’s Say It. Live It. branding process develops both external and internal strategies to foster total brand alignment – evaluating your brand from an intangible idea to a revenue-driving asset. Clients include Milwaukee Electric Tool, Verizon Wireless, School Specialty, BuySeasons 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.