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

Bruce Goudeau

Senior Vice President

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Bruce Goudeau

Philosophy & Approach

Bruce assists his clients in achieving their personal goals within their preferred time horizons. Recognizing each client situation is different, Bruce’s careful financial analysis results in bespoke investment plans that evolve with the client’s needs. “My goal is to use a holistic approach with each client in order to help them in all aspects of their financial health,” says Bruce.

Experience & Education

Bruce has been a member of Stephens Private Client Group since 2014 and has over 40 years of industry experience. Bruce received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from Northeast Louisiana University. Prior to joining Stephens, Bruce was with E. F. Hutton & Co. and Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc., and their ultimate successor Morgan Stanley.

Personal

Bruce and Brenda, his wife and business partner, have a daughter, Kelly.

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