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#14 being honored as 14th Legend



The Brandon Burlsworth Foundation will be honoring Kevin Scanlon of Stephens Inc. with the 2023 Legends Award. The fundraising event will take place on Thursday, September 28th at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, AR. Scanlon will be the 14th recipient of the award, the first being awarded in 2010 to Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt.

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Kevin Scanlon in as quarterback for the Arkansas Razorbacks

A 2-year letterman for the Razorbacks, Kevin Scanlon has been recognized for his achievements in academics and athletics in high school in Pennsylvania and in college at the University of Arkansas. Scanlon has been inducted into The University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor and The Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame. He led the Razorbacks to a Southwest Conference


Championship and the 1980 Sugar Bowl. Other honors include Conference Player of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, All-Southwest Conference Quarterback, and honorable mention, All-American. His single season pass completion percentage record at the University of Arkansas stood for 41 years.


Scanlon joined Stephens Inc. in 1987 and is now serving in his 36th year with the firm. He is currently an EVP and Director of the Private Wealth Management Division that includes overseeing 18 offices in nine states. Kevin is widely recognized as a business and civic leader and the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation is proud to honor him with the 2023 Legends Award.

The Legends Award is presented annually to a leader who has made a significant positive impact on our state and embodies Brandon Burlsworth’s legacy of excellence. Other past honorees include Coach Frank Broyles, John E. Brown III, Judy McReynolds, Curt Bradbury and Senator John Boozman.

For more details on the upcoming event, or to get involved as a sponsor, head over to our Legends Event page HERE.


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