Larry Stone is the creative heart of Stone Ward. As CEO and executive creative director, Larry spends the majority of his agency time mentoring agency brands and people. An art director and design aficionado, Larry's first job as a creative director was at 26. During his career, both he and his agency creative teams have been consistently represented in national award shows and annuals, from Clios to the Art Direction Annual to Cannes. Besides his career accomplishments, Larry has chaired the Board of the Arkansas Sheriffs' Youth Ranches for 10 years, where he has helped grow the organization's assets from $2 to $26 million.Larry has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Arkansas Children’s Award at the Youth Ranches annual dinner.