John StephensChief Operating Officer
John W. Stephens is the Chief Operating Officer of Aspen Wealth Management, responsible for human resources, compliance, internal operations, and strategic initiatives. He brings 30 years of diverse experience as a senior administrator in the education sector and a broad educational background, including a BS from Lawrence University and an MS from Xavier University.
He’s always willing to answer tough questions, step up to a challenge, and roll up his sleeves alongside the team to get the job done. His favorite piece of advice comes in the form of a famous quote from coach Vince Lombardi who said, “The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work,” and he strives to abide by it in his role at Aspen every day.
A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, John and his wife Helen reside in Fort Worth and have three children. In his spare time, he enjoys ice hockey, fishing, hunting, reading, golf, and cooking.