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Stephens Inc. Announces Multi-Year Sponsorships of LPGA Golfers Stacy Lewis and Gaby López

December 18, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 18, 2018--Stephens Inc., an independent financial services firm, is pleased to announce the sponsorships of LPGA Tour members, Stacy Lewis and Gaby López. They join fellow golfers, and University of Arkansas alumni, Austin Cook, Andrew Landry, and David Lingmerth, as Stephens brand ambassadors.

Lewis joined the LPGA Tour in 2009 and has won 12 tournaments to date, including two majors, Kraft Nabisco Championship and the Women’s British Open. In 2013 she ranked number one in the world for four weeks and then again in 2014 for 21 weeks. While at the University of Arkansas, she was a four-time All-American and won the NCAA individual championship in 2007. By the end of her amateur career she had won a record 12 NCAA tournaments and was the number one player in the country. Lewis, who calls Houston home, donated her winner’s check following the Cambia Portland Classic to Hurricane Harvey relief in 2017.

López became a member of the LPGA Tour in 2016 and represented her home country of Mexico in the 2016 Olympics. Last month she won at the Blue Bay LPGA, her first tour win. While a member of the University of Arkansas golf team, she won three events and was the runner-up for the individual NCAA Championship in 2015. In addition, López is proud to partner with the Teleton Foundation, which focuses on providing treatment for disadvantaged children with medical disabilities.

“While exemplary players, most important to us at Stephens is the strong sense of character Stacy Lewis and Gaby López have exhibited throughout their amateur and professional careers and in their personal lives,” said Warren Stephens, Chairman, President and CEO of Stephens Inc. “Therefore, I am thrilled to have them as brand ambassadors for our firm.”

“I have been blessed with great sponsors throughout my career and I am excited to add another one in Stephens Inc.,” said Lewis. “I have been impressed by the way they conduct business and I am excited for this new partnership.”

“I am thrilled to be joining the Stephens team, along with Stacy and great PGA Tour players,” said López. “It will be fun to be associated with other University of Arkansas golfers and a company that is committed to the state.”

As part of both agreements, the Stephens logo will appear on their golf shirts during tournament play, with Lewis displaying it on her right sleeve and López with it on her collar.

About Stephens Inc.

Stephens Inc. is an independent financial services firm headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas. Since its inception in 1933, privately held Stephens Inc. has served a broad client base which includes corporations, state and local governments, financial institutions, institutional investors and individual investors throughout the United States and overseas. For more information, visit www.stephens.com.

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CONTACT: Media:

Chenoa Taitt, Stephens Inc.

212-891-1742 /chenoa.taitt@stephens.comLaura Stephens, Stephens Inc.

212-891-1717 /laura.stephens@stephens.com

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SOURCE: Stephens Inc.

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