Senior Vice President
John joined Stephens Private Client Group in 2012 and has more than 35 years of industry experience. John and his partner, Arthur Buring, work with individuals, small businesses, and foundations to help secure their financial futures. Speaking about his team, John says, “Our top priority is helping our clients to understand their goals and what it takes to achieve them through wealth management planning. Implementation and follow through of that plan are key to achieving their short- and long-term goals.”
Daneel Buring, a registered client associate since 1999 with 20 years of administrative experience, supports John.
John began his investment career at Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. through its merger with Solomon Smith Barney Inc. He was also with USB Financial Services Inc. and Vice President and financial advisor at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Inc. John graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Arts in General Business.
John is very passionate about his community. He previously served as Treasurer and was on the advisory board of the Ronald McDonald House Charites of Memphis, Inc. He is on the Executive Board of the Chickasaw Council, Boys Scouts of America.
John has two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, hiking and being outdoors.