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.

Leadership

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

Ashley Palermo-Burns

Managing Director, Director of PCG Products & Services

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Ashley Palermo-Burns

Ashley Palermo-Burns is a Managing Director, Director of PCG Products & Services for the Private Client Group at Stephens Inc. She has over 30 years of experience in the investment business. Prior to joining Stephens in 2000, she worked in product sales and marketing at J. C Bradford.

In this role, she is responsible for the people and platforms that support Stephens Financial Consultants in all aspects of their wealth management practices. This includes marketing, due diligence, education and investment research on a multitude of products and portfolio management, advisory solutions, credit and cash management, and various other products and programs. As part of the PCG Senior Management Team, she is also involved in various strategic initiatives in support of Stephens’ overall wealth management platform.

Ashley earned her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Louisiana State University and a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of New Orleans.

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