CHICAGO, IL and INDIANAPOLIS, IN, Feb 09, 2012 — Clarus Communications ( www.teamclarus.com ), a business-to-business (B2B) public relations agency focused on driving revenue growth for clients, has been tapped to lead public relations efforts for Oak Street Funding. Based in Indianapolis, Oak Street Funding is a family of diversified financial services companies that offers commission-based commercial financing exclusively for insurance professionals and third-party loan servicing for financial institutions.
Clarus is tasked with increasing brand awareness of Oak Street Funding and helping to drive sales leads through public relations.
“We are excited to ramp up our lead generation and brand awareness efforts with a results-based public relations firm that we know will achieve the goals we have laid out,” said Carissa Newton, director of marketing at Oak Street Funding. “We have worked with agents nationwide delivering the funding needed to buy, build or sell their agencies. We simply need to ensure that more insurance professionals know the value we can bring to the table and Clarus is just the firm to do that.”
Since innovating commission-based lending in 2003, Oak Street Funding has loaned more than $200 million against all types of policies and has entered into relationships with more than 1,300 partner programs with agencies, brokerage firms and insurance business partners across the country.
“Oak Street Funding has very aggressive growth goals, and we are pleased they selected Clarus to help them achieve those goals,” said Mara Conklin, president of Clarus Communications. “We have successfully worked with the company’s executives while they were at other companies, and we’re honored they trust Clarus to help them succeed again.”
About Clarus Communications Clarus Communications is an independent, business-to-business (B2B), public relations firm that specializes in delivering measurable results and driving revenue for companies. Clarus Communications’ programs create sales opportunities for clients by helping them focus their message, engage with more prospects and strengthen existing customer relationships. Clarus has offices in Chicago, Philadelphia and Bentonville, Ark. More information is available at www.teamclarus.com , on Twitter @TeamClarus or Facebook www.facebook.com/ClarusPR .
About Oak Street Funding Carmel, Ind.-based Oak Street Funding ( www.oakstreetfunding.com ) is a family of diversified financial services companies that offers commission-based commercial financing exclusively for insurance professionals and third-party loan servicing for financial institutions. Oak Street Funding utilizes industry knowledge, proprietary technology and passion to deliver top-quality service and capital products to insurance and finance professionals nationwide. Oak Street Funding can be found on Twitter @OSFunding and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OSFunding . Additional information is available at www.oakstreetfunding.com or by calling 1-866-OAK FUND.