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

John Murphy

Financial Consultant

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John Murphy

Philosophy & Approach

John is part of the Pollock, Grobmyer and Porter Group and, together, they seek to offer their clients thoughtful advice that is truly aligned with their interests. “As consultants, we aim to be voices of reason and provide a sense of calm during turbulent markets. We understand that managing wealth is a marathon, not a sprint, and it takes patience.”

Experience & Education

John graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a BSBA in Finance in 2011. Before joining the Stephens’ wealth management analyst program, which develops and trains the firm’s next generation of consultants, he worked two years at First Security Bank and Golden Eagle of Arkansas as a category manager for four years.

Personal

John lives in Little Rock with his wife Melissa. He enjoys traveling and playing tennis and golf. He spends his free time with his family and friends on Lake Hamilton and playing with their golden retriever.

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