Public Finance

Melissa Walsh

Associate Banker

Direct: (501) 377-2428


Ms. Walsh joined the firm as a member of the Public Finance Department in 2016 and manages taxable and tax-exempt financings as both underwriter and Municipal Advisor to various cities, counties, healthcare organizations and school districts in Arkansas. Prior to joining Stephens, she was the Director of Government Affairs at Teach For America, Arkansas where she helped to spearhead and successfully complete the regions first ever state fundraising campaign. Ms. Walsh holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology from Union College in Schenectady, New York and was a Walton Fellowship recipient for her M.Ed. from Arkansas Tech University. She was also selected to participate in and successfully completed the Leadership Greater Little Rock Program, Class XXXI. Ms. Walsh is a registered Municipal Advisor Representative, Municipal Securities Representative and a registered Uniform State Law Securities Agent.

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