Stephens Institutional Equities & Research | Our People | Stephens

Who We Are

What We Do

We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.

About Us

We are a family-owned financial services firm that values client relationships, long-term stability, and supporting the communities where we live and work.

The Stephens Story

The idea of family defines our culture, because each of us knows that our reputation is on the line as if our own name was on the door.


Our reputation as a leading independent financial services firm is built on the stability of our longstanding and highly experienced senior executives.

Impact Initiatives

We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Our Brand Ambassadors

Stephens is proud to sponsor the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, and PGA TOUR Champions careers, as well as applaud the philanthropic endeavors, of our Brand Ambassadors.

Making Connections

We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.

Institutional Equities and Research

Our People

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  • Nikolai Fisken

    Nikolai Fisken

    Executive Vice President, Head of Institutional Equities

    Little Rock, AR

  • Kyle Evans

    Kyle Evans

    Director of Research

    Little Rock, AR

  • Louis Wilson

    Louis Wilson

    COO – Equity Capital Markets

    Little Rock, AR


Discover Open Positions

Candidates value our robust suite of resources and the stability of working at one of the nation’s most successful family-run businesses.