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

David Nigus

Senior Vice President, Commercial P&C Loss Control

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David Nigus

David Nigus joined Stephens Insurance in March 2013 and currently serves as Senior Vice President / Loss Control Engineer providing Risk Management, Safety and Loss Control Services for our valued clients. Nigus previously worked for a worldwide Property / Casualty insurance carrier providing an array of Loss Control and Risk Management Services.

Nigus brings more than 36 years of Safety / Loss Control experience. He began his career in 1977 with the Arkansas Department of Labor as an OSHA Consultant, MSHA Consultant / Mine Inspector, and advanced to Supervisor of the AOSH Safety Compliance Division.

In 1984 he joined Wausau Insurance Companies as a Safety Engineer. His career continued with Liberty Mutual Insurance in 1998 and was promoted to numerous positions including Senior Safety Consultant, Ergonomics Specialist, Loss Control Service Director, and Technical Consultant II.

Nigus earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management and holds several certifications. This includes the CSP – “Certified Safety Professional” and is recognized by the BCPE as a “Certified Professional Ergonomist.” Nigus is certified as Field Safety Representative (FSR) in the states of Arkansas and Texas, and is an Approved Professional Safety Source (APSS) through the Arkansas Workers Compensation Commission.


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