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

John Gilson

Commercial P&C Assistant Account Manager

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John Gilson

John Gilson joined Stephens Insurance in 2019 to support the expansion of our Houston office.

Gilson brings over eight years of insurance experience in personal lines, where he excelled in management and customer service. His insurance background includes sales and service in both direct and independent agencies. He holds General Insurance Licenses in Property and Casualty and Life and Health, and is currently pursuing Associate in General Insurance (AINS) designation.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Education from Abilene Christian University, Gilson taught in public education for six years and then transitioned to insurance.


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