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August 06, 2015
Stephens Hires Leigh Ann Biernat as Senior Vice President of Public Finance
(LITTLE ROCK, AR: August 6, 2015) – Stephens Inc., an independent, full service investment banking firm, today announced that Leigh Ann Biernat has joined the firm as Senior Vice President in the Public Finance Division.
Ms. Biernat brings 20 years of experience as a CPA working primarily for state and local government entities. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration for the Little Rock Advertising and Promotion Commission, and prior to that, Ms. Biernat spent 14 years with Arkansas Development Finance Authority as Vice President of Finance and Administration.
Dennis Hunt, Executive Vice President and Manager of Public Finance at Stephens Inc., commented, “Leigh Ann brings a wealth of experience in all facets of municipal finance, bond issuance and underwriting, legislation, compliance and regulations. Many of our clients in Central Arkansas and our staff know Leigh Ann, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our team. She will be working closely with Jack Truemper, also a Senior Vice President with the firm.”
Stephens Public Finance is one of the oldest divisions in the firm with continuous operations for more than 80 years.