Cole Naylor | Investment Banking | Stephens

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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

Cole Naylor

Managing Director

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Financial Sponsors Group; M&A Advisory; Private Company Advisory
Cole Naylor

Mr. Naylor joined Stephens in 2018 and is a member of the Financial Sponsors Group. Based in Dallas, TX, he has over a decade of investment banking and finance experience, and spent the first five years of his time at Stephens as a member of the Family Advisory Services team. Prior to joining Stephens, Mr. Naylor was a Vice President at Blackhill Partners. He received his Bachelors and Masters of Accountancy from the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University and holds the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation.