Stuart Irby | 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

Stuart Irby

Managing Director

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Stuart Irby

Mr. Irby joined Stephens in 2010 and is a member of the Healthcare Group focusing on the Healthcare Services sector. Since joining the firm he has participated in a variety of M&A and capital raising transactions. He graduated from the University of Mississippi summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts and holds an MBA with honors in finance and accounting from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business. Prior to business school, Mr. Irby was a manager in the business development and marketing group at an international industrial distributor.