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.

Our People

Brian Forse

Assistant Vice President, Insurance Accounting Coordinator

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Brian Forse

Brian Forse joined Stephens Insurance in 2012 as the Insurance Accounting Coordinator. He began his career in 2005 in the firm's Brokerage Accounting Department.

Forse holds a degree in Finance from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and an Accounting degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He earned his CPA license in 2019 and is a member of the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants.


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