Ken Hall Barnett | Private Wealth Management | Stephens | Stephens

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Our People

Ken Hall Barnett

Vice President

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Ken Hall Barnett

Philosophy & Approach

Ken Hall has been a member of Stephens Private Client Group since 2009 and has more than 35 years of industry experience. Throughout his career, Ken Hall has skillfully navigated clients through the market opportunities and challenges that affect their investment objectives. “My clients’ goals, whether it’s generating wealth, building a comfortable retirement, or growing and preserving assets, are my top priorities every day as I operate with their long-term interests in mind,” says Ken Hall.

Ken Hall is supported by Summer Bridges, a registered sales assistant with over 15 years of administrative experience.

Experience & Education

Prior to joining Stephens, Ken Hall worked at Trustmark National Bank as an assistant trust officer and at A. G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. and its successor, Wells Fargo Advisors, Inc.

Ken Hall received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a minor in Business in 1978 from Millsaps College in Jackson. He is also a graduate of Stephens’ advanced wealth management program, Stephens University, offered through Wake Forest University.


An avid golfer, Ken Hall previously served on the board of the Century Club Charities, which promotes the game of golf for the benefit of Mississippi charities. Equally passionate about tennis, he previously served as President of River Hills Tennis Club and as Vice President of the Mississippi Tennis Association and the Mississippi Tennis Foundation. Ken Hall is Vice President of his homeowners’ association.

Ken Hall and his wife, Cherri, have a daughter, Chloe. In addition to spending time with his family, Ken Hall enjoys pickleball.