Appointments Reinforce Industry Expertise and Support Growth in the
Stephens Insurance, LLC, an affiliate of Stephens Inc., an independent,
full service investment banking firm, today announced the hiring of
industry veterans Stuart Wallace and Morgan Moore. Their significant
energy expertise is fundamental to the firm’s increasing oil and gas
client portfolio in Houston and other key markets.
Mr. Wallace will serve as President of the recently opened Stephens
Insurance Houston office. Previously, Mr. Wallace was with Arthur J.
Gallagher & Co. for over 15 years, where he was a lead producer and held
several senior management positions concluding with Managing Director of
the Energy Practice Group.
Mrs. Moore joins as Senior Vice-President. She previously worked with
Stuart at Arthur J. Gallagher where she focused on energy-related
Primary Casualty programs and client relations. Her experience spans
Guaranteed Cost, Deductible, Self-Insured Retentions and Captive
Insurance programs. Earlier, she was a National Accounts Underwriter for
the Global Marine & Energy, Primary Casualty Division at American
International Group (AIG) in both the Houston and Manhattan offices.
Mrs. Moore was named as one of Business Insurance Magazine’s “40
Under 40 Regional Broker Leaders” in 2013.
“Our long-standing history in the oil and gas industry has been
significant to our growth and client retention. This team furthers our
ability to provide insurance clients with unparalleled knowledge of the
energy sector and superior risk management solutions,” stated Martin M.
Rhodes, President and Chief Executive of Stephens Insurance. “Our move
into Houston is in response to demand for our unique offering and
expertise in the industry’s own backyard. We look forward to Stuart and
Morgan’s leadership, guidance, and contributions to growth in this
market,” he concluded.
Mr. Wallace commented, “I am excited to work with Marty and the team at
Stephens Insurance. As an affiliate of Stephens Inc., there is a wealth
of oil and gas resources and information across research, corporate
finance, and investments. Given our background and Stephens’
client-centered approach, this is a clear and natural fit for Morgan and
me. It is a rare and welcome opportunity to have the support of the
Stephens family which allows us to commit the right investments and
strategies to carry us forward into the future. I look forward to a long
and successful endeavor.”
The Stephens Insurance Houston office address is 9 Greenway Plaza, Suite
1910, Houston, Texas 77046, phone number (855) 407-9850.
About Stephens Insurance LLC
Stephens Insurance is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas and is one
of the largest privately owned insurance brokerages in the mid-south. We
currently have 150+ associates throughout our network of offices in
Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Dallas, Austin, Jackson, and most recently
About Stephens Inc.
Stephens Inc. is a full service investment banking 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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