1044 Main Street, Suite 501
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
Office: (816) 471-0005

Honoring Our Heritage

We believe that it is important to recognize those that have contributed significantly to our success.

Richard J. Stern

Richard J. Stern spent his entire business career with Stern Brothers, a firm founded in 1917 by his father Sigmund and two uncles (Morris and Henry Stern).  He served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1956 to 1986. Richard received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.


Benjamin C. Korschot

Benjamin C. Korschot was influential in the business career of his son John C. Korschot.  Ben was President of Waddell & Reed and had worked with Richard Stern over the years and suggested that John interview for a position with Stern Brothers in 1984.  John was hired by Richard and within six years John Korschot, Terry Fry and Dave Jones formed Stern Brothers Valuation Advisors.  Ben received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.