Rocky Jones | 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

Rocky Jones

Senior Vice President

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Rocky Jones

Philosophy & Approach

Rocky has been in the industry for more than 20 years and joined Stephens in 2013. Rocky and his partner, Brent Akers, have worked together since 2003. “We have a collaborative approach and use our collective experience to provide clients with sound and thoughtful financial guidance that is impactful, actionable, and attainable. That is the value we seek to deliver day in and day out as clients look to attain financial security,” says Rocky.

Kim Whittle is Rocky’s registered client associate. She has been working with Rocky since 2003 and has more than 15 years of administrative experience.

Experience & Education

Rocky started his career with Brokers Transaction Services in 1996 as an Investment Advisor. He then worked as an investment advisor and Vice President at Arvest Asset Management.

Rocky received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Harding University in 1990. He is also a graduate of Stephens University, a wealth management program offered through Wake Forest University.


Rocky serves on the board of the Cancer Challenge and on the Prevention and Education committee.

Rocky and his wife live in Rogers, Arkansas. He enjoys golf, snow skiing, and bass fishing.