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Elizabeth Michael

Restaurants & Food / Small Business / Tourism

Bark Bar of Little Rock Under New Ownership

William Doxey plans to expand the kitchen, upgrade the outdoor play area and give the interior space a makeover. read more >
Amber Venz Box, left, the cofounder of the shopping app LTK, speaks with Bloomberg anchor Madison Mills during an even at South by Southwest 2022
Business Services / Media & Marketing / Small Business

Beyond the Buzzwords, Lessons on Community and Authenticity at SXSW 2022 (Elizabeth Michael Commentary)

With Web3 and the metaverse aiming to redefine consumer experiences, meaningful connections will be the key to brand success. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care / Media & Marketing / Restaurants & Food / Retail / Tourism

Finding Some Oases Amid Ad Drought

The advertising gods giveth, and they taketh away, particularly these days. read more >
Elizabeth Michael beat the clock to head public relations for Little Rock's recently-opened AC Hotel.
Investments / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Michael’s AC Hotel Score a Last-Minute SuccessLock Icon

Elizabeth Michael, a partner in the Bark Bar and a PR veteran in Little Rock, describes how the newly opened AC Hotel in downtown Little Rock came to be her client. read more >
Executive Director Courtney Pledger consulted with Gov. Asa Hutchinson before announcing a new name for AETN: Arkansas PBS.
Education / Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

AETN, Now Arkansas PBS, Looks to Turn CornerLock Icon

While pushing its traditional TV role into the digital age, Arkansas PBS, until recently the Arkansas Educational Television Network, is also at a crossroads of identity. read more >
Martin Thoma and Elizabeth Michael, announcing their new communications firm focused on the cannabis industry, Bud.
Agriculture & Poultry / Banking & Finance / Business Services / Health Care / Insurance / Investments / Legal / Media & Marketing / Retail / Small Business

Need Cannabis Marketing? Perhaps This Bud’s for You

Elizabeth Michael has teamed up with Martin Thoma of Thoma Thoma to create Bud Agency, the marketing and PR firm devoted to the new medical marijuana industry. read more >
Paul Michael Co. owners Debbie and Paul Michael (center and right), full partners in business and in life, are joined by their daughter, Elizabeth.
Manufacturing / Media & Marketing / Retail / Small Business / Tourism / Transportation

Paul Michael Has Found His Place on EarthLock Icon

Paul Michael, grandson of a Delta merchant, sells home decor to the world while finding success as a designer and entrepreneur. read more >
CJRW at 300 Main St. in Little Rock.
Media & Marketing / Tourism

Brian Clark Among 3 Execs Exiting CJRWLock Icon

CJRW has shuffled its personnel deck, dealing out three prominent employees, including Brian Clark, a widely known Little Rock marketing veteran who was a senior vice president and brand marketing strategist. read more >
Bark Bar could soon make its home at at 1201 Spring St. in Little Rock.
Construction / Restaurants & Food / Small Business

Bark Bar Nears Opening With No Time to Paws

Although the opening of Bark Bar is a couple of weeks out, Elizabeth Michael thinks she and business partner Cara Fowler may have a winning formula that can translate to other locations in Arkansas. read more >
The Fulk Building, at the southwest corner of 3rd and Main Streets, houses CJRW, Arkansas' largest advertising and marketing firm, in a 21,000 SF office, and an estimated $4.2 million has been invested in the project.
Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing / Retail / Tourism

CJRW Lottery Strategy: Playing To Win Over Millennials

The day after CJRW signed a hotly contested $34.5 million advertising contract on Feb. 16, a team led by Gary Heathcott at CJRW was busy putting a new face to the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. read more >
Bark Bar could soon make its home at at 1201 Spring St. in Little Rock.
Media & Marketing / Restaurants & Food / Small Business / Tourism

Bark Bar To Bring Hair of the Dog to SoMa

Bark Bar, the dream of a couple of dog-loving Little Rock women, is several steps closer to reality. read more >