Jay is no stranger to the creative process. For more than 25 years he’s been perfecting his craft as copywriter and creative director with the last 18 years as senior copywriter and creative director at Stone Ward. A purveyor of thoughtful brand strategy and creative campaign solutions, Jay’s experience as a former brand manager also provides valuable client understanding that fuels his ability to lead his team to produce innovative, award-winning work.
With a results-oriented eye, Jay has used his inventive talents for leading major brands and his work has been recognized locally, regionally and nationally including four “Best of Show” honors from the Arkansas Advertising Federation. A dedicated leader, he holds an experienced understanding of what it takes to make customer experiences both strategic, visually appealing and consumer relevant. Jay’s long-term clients trust Jay to deliver creative solutions that will accomplish marketplace goals.
Jay is passionate about giving back, and serves his community as a board member for Goodwill Industries. When he’s not in the office or volunteering, Jay finds time to spark his creative imagination through hiking, camping, watching a baseball game or driving through the Natural State with his convertible’s top down and his french bulldog riding shotgun.
Cool Hand Luke or Raising Arizona, depending on my mood.
Anything. As long as my mom was doing the cooking.
When opportunity meets hard work, good things will happen.
Hall & Oates. There’s really nothing I can add to make that go over any better.
60% of the time, it works every time.
Paul Newman, Bono and Abraham Lincoln
The biggest, fastest roller coaster in the park.
A 1978 Dodge Ram Pickup. It was huge, baby blue and was known around my high school as “The Thundercloud”.
As a lineman at a small, local airport. I filled planes with gas and oil and took over for the air traffic controller when he wasn’t there. What were they thinking?
My dog, Mickey. Followed closely by my back yard patio.
Weather.com. Without a doubt.
One we swiped from my friend’s dad’s beer fridge. Probably a Schlitz.