We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.
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 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.
We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
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.
We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.
Managing Director, Head of M&A Advisory
Mr. McKissack joined Stephens in 1996, and currently leads Stephens M&A practice. He has been involved in, and led mergers and acquisitions and sale transactions across numerous industries, including technology, healthcare, retail and consumer, for both public and private companies. He has been actively involved with public company boards and management teams as they consider strategic alternatives, including in shareholder activist situations and hostile defense assignments. Mr. McKissack graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arkansas with a BSBA in finance.