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

Brenda Goudeau

Vice President

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Brenda Goudeau

Philosophy & Approach

Brenda has more than 30 years of experience assisting clients with comprehensive wealth management planning. She applies a relational approach, taking time to truly understand her clients as individuals, as well as their goals, preferences, and concerns. “We strive to give clients an overall ability to understand investments and the effect each decision plays in long-term results. Our goal is to help our clients maintain focus,” says Brenda.

Experience & Education

Brenda joined Stephens Private Client Group in 2014. Earlier in her career, she assisted clients at Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. and Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc. and their ultimate successor, Morgan Stanley. Brenda attended East Texas Baptist University in Marshall and Louisiana State University in Shreveport.

Personal

Brenda and Bruce, her husband and business partner, have a daughter, Kelly.

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