About Us

Jerry Samp | Vice President/Investments at Stifel of Lawrence, KansasJerry Samp | Vice President/Investments

Jerry has extensive experience in the financial industry.  He was a bank examiner and an administrator with a bank regulatory agency in Missouri.  He was a commercial lender and bank president of two Missouri banks and one bank in Lawrence, Kansas.  Jerry began his wealth management career with A.G. Edwards in Lawrence in 1998 serving as a financial advisor and as the producing branch manager.  He joined UBS Financial Services in 2007 and became part of Stifel in 2009, when the Lawrence UBS office was acquired by Stifel.

Jerry uses his background to assist individuals and small business owners in investment planning, retirement programs, and estate planning strategies.  He focuses on strategic and tactical portfolio allocation.  He helps clients allocate their assets in accordance with their personal goals, objectives, and risk tolerance.  While asset allocation does not ensure a profit and may not protect against loss, it can play a key role in establishing a sound investment strategy and reducing risk.

In recommending a particular investment, Jerry uses traditional fundamental evaluation, asset allocation, and employs technical analysis that allows him to examine the relationship between supply and demand in the markets.  Just as tomatoes cost more during the winter because supply is limited, the price of investments is affected by supply and demand.  Using Point and Figure methodology, Jerry evaluates price relationships, trying to minimize the emotion in investing.


Kristen Samp | Registered Client Service Associate

Kristen has acquired a wealth of financial services experience throughout her career.  Prior to joining the team, she owned her own golf business for more than 20 years.  She leverages her unique background to support the team in assisting clients with investment planning, retirement programs, and estate planning strategies.  Utilizing both strategic and tactical allocation, she assists the team in implementing the allocation of client assets in accordance with their personal goals, risk tolerance, and time horizon.  

Kristen earned a B.A. from University of Missouri-Columbia and holds Series 7 and 66 securities licenses, as well as life, health, and variable insurance licenses (including annuities).  Passionate about golf and her community, she is a lifetime member of the University of Missouri alumni, a member of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) Division, and an assistant coach of the girl's golf team at Lawrence High School.  She is also a member of the LPGA and PGA, having competed as a professional golfer for 11 years.


Jennifer Stammeyer | Financial Advisor Associate

Jen has been working with Jerry and his clients since May 2006.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree in Finance and Banking and a Masters Degree in Education.  She is Series 7 (General Securities Representative) and Series 66 (Investment Advisor Representative) licensed.  She also holds an insurance license in the State of Kansas.

Jen is on the front line assisting clients with service related account inquiries they may have.  She spends a great deal of time studying  investment products and strategies.