Private Wealth Management

John Kornet, CFP®

Financial Consultant

Direct: (501) 377-8406

Philosophy & Approach

John joined Stephens Private Client Group in 2014 as part of Stephens’ wealth management analyst program, which develops and trains the firm’s next generation of consultants. John has since joined The Blackmon Group. As the newest financial consultant and CFP® on the team, John’s focus is on portfolio construction and client communication. “It has been invaluable to combine my practical knowledge and skills developed as a CFP® to my work as a consultant on a seasoned team as we work to preserve and grow our client’s portfolios,” says John. 

The Blackmon Group is supported by a client service team with over 25 of years of experience in the financial services industry:

  • Valerie Edwards, a registered sales assistant since 2004, oversees accounting matters and client service;
  • Jordan Bauer, CPA and CFP®, is responsible for performance reporting, client service, and tax-related questions; and
  • Danny Russell, a registered sales assistant, is responsible for client service.

Experience & Education

John graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia in 2014 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Management. While there, he was a member of the varsity basketball team.

John is also is a Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®). The certification from the CFP® board includes insurance planning and risk management, employee benefits planning, investment planning, retirement planning, and estate planning. 


John enjoys reading, exercising, traveling, playing his guitar, and spending time with his family and friends.

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