Fast-growing branding firm taking industry by storm

"Just a half-year after opening its first office, Core Brand Solutions, a Vancouver-based branding and advertising company, is expanding in the face of rapid growth.

With a team that already consists of more than 45 employees, Core Brand works with clients to help them create and outline a media advertising plan.

The company’s main office is located inside downtown Vancouver’s historic Heritage Building (601 Main Street, #100). A second office opened this week in East Vancouver’s Columbia Tech Center.

Leading the company is CEO Nate Eastburn and his two business partners – Angela Eastburn, CFO, and Brett Weaks, COO. Sales manager Joe McCallum heads up the firm’s sales team.

“We didn’t necessarily plan to start as large as we have, but through working in the sales and advertising industry for several years together, Nate (Eastburn) and I created a bit of a name for ourselves,” said Weaks. “When we left our previous jobs in the Portland area to create this company, people who knew what we had to offer trusted us and wanted to continue working with us.”

Core Brand Solutions has quickly established relationships with businesses around the nation, including regional brands like Shilo Inn, Pizza Schmizza, Kaiser Permanente and Keller Williams.

Much of the company’s early success, said Weaks, has to do with Core Brand Solutions’ creative, innovative approach..."