Private Wealth Management

John Gay Jr., CPA

Financial Consultant

Direct: 870-819-0315

Philosophy & Approach

John serves as a Financial Consultant and began his career as a Stephens’ three-year analyst in 2015. He works with his partner and father, John Gay Sr. Says John, “My father and I bring a familial and multi-generational perspective to how we work with clients. We understand the dynamics that many families encounter when dealing with finances. It is our mission to understand our clients’ overarching goals and operate with them in mind each day.”

Bobbi Barylske and Heather Skinner are John’s registered sales assistants, together drawing on over 23 years of combined experience seek to deliver excellent client service.  

Experience & Education

John received a Bachelor in Business Administration in Accounting from Harding University, where he played on the varsity football team.

John is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is licensed and regulated by the Arkansas State Board of Accountancy. The education, experience, and testing requirements for licensure as a CPA generally include minimum college education, minimum experience levels, and successful passage of the Uniform CPA Examination.


John enjoys hunting, fishing, riding mountain bikes, snowboarding, and golf, though his passion is financial planning and investment management. He spends his free time with his family, friends, and his dogs.

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