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

Denise Thompson

Assistant Vice President, Commercial P&C Senior Account Manager

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Denise Thompson

Denise Thompson began her insurance career in 1981 with St. Paul Insurance. Since then, she has worked on both the insurance company side as well as the agency/broker side of the insurance industry. She brings over 33 years of industry experience to our team.

Thompson has completed numerous insurance industry courses and currently holds the Associate in Insurance (AINS) designation, Associate in Underwriting (AU) designation and the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. She continues to pursue education opportunities that benefit her client base and keep her up to date on industry changes.


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