Private Wealth Management

J. Brent Akers

Senior Vice President

Direct: (479) 286-0206

Philosophy & Approach

Brent joined Stephens as a Senior Vice President in 2013. With more than 30 years of industry experience, Brent and his partner, Rocky Jones, assist clients in realizing their financial objectives.  Whether saving for retirement, providing for college education, or transferring generational wealth, Brent is fully engaged with clients managing the market opportunities and risks along the way. “Every client’s financial situation is both deeply personal and unique to them. As a team, Rocky and I work to develop a wealth management plan that hopefully relieves the individual of worry as we work to help them achieve their financial goals,” says Brent.  

Kim Whittle, Brent’s registered sales assistant, has been working with Brent since 2003.

Experience & Education

After graduating in 1985 from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Finance, Brent began his career at First Commercial Corp. He then moved to Arvest Asset Management before joining Stephens. 


Brent served on the board of the Mercy Hospital Foundation from 1996 to 2013. During his tenure he was President, Vice President, and on the executive committee.

Brent lives in Rogers with his wife, LeAnn. They have one daughter, Natalie. He enjoys golf, tennis, biking, hunting, floating, trap shooting, and traveling.

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