Ross Cranford is a 1990 graduate of Georgetown University where he earned a double major in Government and Fine Arts (studio). Ross wrote screenplays and interned with the “King of the B Movies” Roger Corman in Los Angeles before signing up with the Clinton for President Campaign in 1992. As a member of the Clinton Administration, Ross was a Presidential appointee in the United States Department of Commerce focusing on legislative and budget issues for NOAA.
In 1995, Ross returned to Little Rock and joined Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods (CJRW), Arkansas’ largest advertising agency that was founded by his father in 1961. Over nineteen years he worked for clients such as Alltel, First Commercial Bank, Metropolitan National Bank, St. Vincent’s Health System, the Central Arkansas Library System, the Clinton Presidential Center, Arkansas Game and Fish, the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame, Visit Hot Springs, the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, and Oaklawn Racing & Gaming. He has won countless creative advertising awards on the local, regional and national level.
In April of 2014, Ross left CJRW and is currently working on a new business start-up in the field of advertising, marketing and digital communications.