Full service Marketing Communications that Works! .....From Food to Faith.
PhilosophyGreaterWorks! embodies a philosophy of providing "customized" services with integrity. It's our work-ethic and is at the core of every aspect of operation. We engage a core service team that focuses on strategic development and implementation in creative, production, event management, media relations, etc. The team members for each client are selected based on their specific relevance to the client's need. Ultimately, this process allows each client to receive optimum service, customized to their objectives and their identity, not the agency's.
Creola A. HamptonHampton is President/Founder of GreaterWorks! Marketing Communications, Inc. She has more than 30 years expertise in developing and executing success-filled integrated marketing communications initiatives for both consumer and business-to-business industries, on local, regional and national levels. From senior director positions with Venuso & Associates, Inc. serving Peer Foods, Sara Lee and Kronos, Inc. to Noble & Associates, Inc., directing public relations for American Dairy Association, McCain Citrus, The Veal Committee, J.R. Simplot and Superior Coffee & Foods, Hampton managed clients with agency billings from $35,000 to $1.3M. Her career began in Ogilvy & Mather's media group before spending she joined Burson-Marsteller serving on account teams for Procter & Gamble , G.D. Searle Dramamine and the introduction of NutraSweet, Hampton has worked with integrity to represent and elevate the products and services of the clients she has served.

Hampton is one of the founders of the gospel music label Kingdom Records, Inc., and developed and executed marketing communications programs for the company and its premiere artist, Shekinah Glory Ministry. She was awarded a Platinum Record for her role in marketing the company's/artist's first CD, and her efforts garnered Stellar Award nominations for their sophomore project and both Gold and Platinum RIAA for the CD and DVD. Hampton also initiated contracts for the label's artist, Dove and Stellar Award-nominated Kim Stratton.

Hampton is a member of the International Foodservice Editorial Council, Chicago Area Gospel Announcers Guild, Women's Foodservice Forum, Black Public Relations Society of America and was included in the 2012 "Whoís Who "in Black Chicago. Hampton received her B.S. from Roosevelt University in 1980, and a professional management certificate for Integrated Marketing Services from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2001.
Craig D. Barnes, Creative DirectorCraig Barnes has 20+ years in providing service to major corporations, non-profit organizations, hospitals, schools, universities and government agencies in the area of graphics design and marketing. Barnes served as the Senior Graphic Design consultant for Environmental Design International, Inc. where he coordinated all graphics content for its Chicago headquarters and three national branch offices. Prior to that, Barnes worked for Epstein International, an architectural marketing company, in its business development group, preparing brochures, proposals and presentation materials for its Chicago and seven international branch offices. Barnes has lead in the development of campaign graphics for local politicians, the Southside Neighborhood Gospel Festival (the 2ndlargest gospel festival in Illinois), SCR Transportation, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Dominicís, National Black Public Relations Society, Prayer & Faith Outreach Ministries, Grandma Maudís, Candle Corporation of America, Kingdom Records, University of Illinois-Chicago and more. Barnes has a B.S. in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.