Kimby O'Briant | Private Wealth Management | Stephens | Stephens

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.


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

Kimby O'Briant

Vice President

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Kimby O'Briant

Philosophy & Approach

Kimby has more than 20 years of experience assisting clients with comprehensive wealth management, including cash flow analysis, retirement planning, college planning, estate planning, and investment management. “I take great pride and joy in helping clients with their financial aspirations. My approach focuses on smart long-term planning within a client’s risk tolerance,” says Kimby. She joined Stephens Private Client Group in 2002.

Debbie Lilley, a registered client associate, supports Kimby and seeks to deliver a high touch level of service for all clients.

Experience & Education

After graduating from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Kimby began her career with Edward Jones in 1995. Additionally, Kimby completed Stephens University, an advanced wealth management program offered through Wake Forest University.


A native Arkansan, Kimby is dedicated to her home state. She currently serves on the finance committee of her church and, with her family, volunteers for Arkansas Dream Center during the holiday season.

Kimby and her husband Greg have been married since 2001 and have two children, Cooper and Wyatt. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, hunting, showing horses, and attending her sons’ sporting events.