We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.
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 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.
We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
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.
We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.
Senior Vice President
Mr. Faught joined Stephens’ Northwest Arkansas office in Fayetteville as a Public Finance Banker in 2004. Prior to joining Stephens, he spent 11 years in municipal management in the states of Arkansas and Missouri and served most recently as the Assistant City Administrator for the City of Branson, Missouri. Mr. Faught previously served as Assistant to the Mayor/Director of Administration for the City of Springdale, Arkansas. He worked closely with bankers, financial advisors and bond attorneys during his time in city management. Some of his clients include the school districts of Mulberry/Pleasant View, Wickes, Searcy County, Westside and Hartford, as well as the cities of Tontitown, Bentonville, Pea Ridge and Lowell. Mr. Faught is a registered Municipal Advisor Representative, Municipal Advisor Principal, Municipal Securities Representative and Registered Uniform State Law Securities Agent. He holds a bachelor's degree in business and a master's degree in public administration from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.