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Edwardsville-based public relations and marketing firm Cork Tree Creative Inc. recently announced the addition of Luke Jansen as an account executive.

jansen lukeJansen is a native of Effingham, Ill., and resides in St. Louis. He is a recent graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Public Relations. Jansen worked with Cork Tree Creative throughout his final three semesters at SIUE as an intern and later an associate, applying the concepts learned in the classroom directly to several of the agency’s clients. In addition, he brings corporate and non-profit communications and event planning experience to Cork Tree Creative.

“Luke is a great addition to our team for many reasons,” added Laura Reed, co-owner of Cork Tree Creative. “He is skilled in public relations, marketing and social media and a true professional who is always eager to help clients with all of their marketing needs.”

Cork Tree Creative is located at 105 Plaza Court, Edwardsville, and is owned by Jan Carpenter and Laura Reed.