Heide Harrell joins Stephens Inc. as vice president and chief communications officer of its Private Wealth Management division, the company announced Wednesday (April 20).
Harrell brings nearly 20 years of communications, marketing and business development experience to the company. In her new role, she will oversee communications strategies and implementation for the Private Wealth Management division as well as assist in establishing relationship opportunities for its financial consultants.
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“Heide is a proven communications professional in the financial and legal industries, which makes her a great addition to our team,” said Kevin Scanlon, executive vice president and head of Stephens Private Wealth Management. “His ability to drive results through his varied backgrounds will be an asset as we continue to focus on growth across the department and the business.”
Prior to joining Stephens, Harrell was director of marketing and business development at Rose Law Firm, the oldest law firm west of the Mississippi. Additionally, she spent nearly eight years working for two of the state’s largest advertising agencies, in addition to five years at the former Delta Trust & Bank.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in voice communications from the University of Central Arkansas and a master’s degree in applied studies in communications from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Harrell also holds the Accredited Public Relations (APR) designation from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and is a past president of the Arkansas Chapter of PRSA.