Stone Ward Adds Four (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 12:00 am  

New faces at Stone Ward, clockwise from top left: Jillian Oyler, Katie Hodges, Angela Connell and Elizabeth Machen.

Adam Smith has been hired as director of business development at Aon Risk Solutions in Little Rock. Smith was previously employed as assistant vice president and statewide transportation practice leader for Frost Insurance in Texas and has 12 years of experience in commercial insurance. He will be responsible for expanding Aon’s transportation insurance business in Arkansas and surrounding areas.


Misty Wilson Borkowski has joined the staff of Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus in Little Rock. Borkowski previously taught immigration law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Bowen School of Law. Prior to joining CGWG she spent five years practicing immigration law at another Little Rock firm.


Jillian Oyler, Katie Hodges, Elizabeth Machen and Angela Connell have new jobs at Stone Ward advertising agency in Little Rock. Oyler, who has been named community manager, previously managed Arvest Bank’s social media community and produced content for its website. Hodges, Stone Ward’s new promotions specialist, was previously a marketing intern at Verizon Wireless. Machen, now brand manager, was formerly a technical marketing associate for Wright Medical Technology. Connell, previously membership director for the Batesville Chamber of Commerce, is now a public relations account executive for Stone Ward.

Real Estate

Tracy Tidwell and George Heintzen of Conway have received the Agent Team Production Award from ERA Henley Real Estate. Tidwell and Heintzen have closed on a combined total of 76 residential units throughout Faulkner and surrounding counties.

Have a new employee or one recently promoted? Recently elected to a board of directors? Include it in the Movers & Shakers section. Contact Gwen Moritz at or (501) 372-1443.



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