BALTIMORE, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cordish Companies proudly announces key appointments to its Corporate Marketing department.
Ms. Dana Welsch, who will serve as Marketing Manager, has over 5 years of industry experience working at marketing and communications firms in the Baltimore Metro area, such as Weber Shandwick and Marriner Marketing. In her new role, Ms. Welsch will be a part of the corporate marketing and communications team of The Cordish Companies, as well as assist with district-specific initiatives in the Real Estate Division of the Company.
"I am honored to be a part of a company that develops and operates such world class destinations and, at the same time, makes such an important impact on local communities. The Cordish Companies is a unique combination of a family-owned business that is also a global leader in real estate development, gaming & hospitality, entertainment management and international urban planning. I look forward to working with the team as we grow in the years to come."
"Dana's energy and extensive background in marketing makes her the perfect addition to an already highly-capable team," said Blake Cordish, Vice President of The Cordish Companies. "Our organization continues to grow every single day, and we are very proud to have Dana onboard as we move forward."
Ms. Cari Furman, who served as Marketing Associate since 2012, has been elevated to Communications Manager. Ms. Furman, who has been employed with The Cordish Companies since 2010, will focus on corporate communications and branding initiatives, as well as oversee the planning and execution of various projects in the Company's Real Estate Division.
"I am extremely thrilled to be able to grow my career with The Cordish Companies. The Company's core values of quality, entrepreneurial spirit, long-term personal relationships and integrity were what initially attracted me to begin my career here five years ago and I've only seen these foundations become stronger over the years. I'm grateful and proud to continue my career with a company that has such strong regard for their employees and the work that we do."
"We are excited that Cari has received this much deserved promotion," Mr. Cordish continued. "Cari is an incredibly valuable member of our team and we appreciate her many contributions. We look to her leadership in the years to come."
About The Cordish Companies
The Cordish Companies' origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately-held, family ownership. During the past ten decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in Real Estate Development, Gaming & Hospitality, Entertainment Management and International Urban Planning. One of the largest and most respected developers in the world, The Cordish Companies has been awarded an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence for public-private developments that are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. Prime examples are The Cordish Companies' prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore's world famous Inner Harbor; Philadelphia, PA; Atlantic City, NJ; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO. In addition, The Cordish Companies has developed and operates multiple highly acclaimed entertainment destinations throughout the United States which welcome over 50 million visitors per year and are the most visited destinations in their respective regions. Over the generations, The Cordish Companies has remained true to the family's core values of quality, entrepreneurial spirit, long-term personal relationships and integrity. As a testimony to the long-term vision of its family leadership, The Cordish Companies still owns and manages virtually every business it has created. www.cordish.com
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