We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.
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 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.
We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
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.
We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.
Senior Vice President
Don joined Stephens Private Client Group in 2018 with his junior partner, Michael Glaser. With more than 35 years of experience he brings sound, practiced counsel to every client relationship. “As trusted financial consultants, it is imperative that we provide strategies that make sense for our clients in both the short and long terms,” says Don. “To do this, it is important that we work together and are kept abreast of any major life events that may alter their financial goals.”
Don is supported by Roxanne Spencer, a registered client associate with more than 18 years of administrative experience.
Prior to joining Stephens, Don was a Managing Director and financial advisor at A. G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. and its successor, Wells Fargo Advisors, Inc. Don received a Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Economics from Bradley University in Peoria.
Don currently serves on the advisory board of Facing History & Ourselves, an organization empowering teachers and students to think critically about history.
Don and his wife, Shelley, have three children, Anna, Joseph, and Sophie. Don enjoys traveling, biking, reading, and cooking.