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Press Releases

Pinnacle Wealth Joins Argent Financial Group

Pinnacle Wealth announced today the completion of its merger with Argent Financial Group (Argent) and rebranding to Argent Wealth.  As it did under its previous name and operations, Argent Wealth will continue to specialize in planning, protection, and investment...

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Argent Trust Appoints Michelle Canerot as Trust Officer

Argent Trust Company, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, announced today that Michelle Canerot has joined the company as a trust officer for the funeral and cemetery trust division. Canerot will serve Argent’s clients by assisting with trust and administration...

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TMI TRUST COMPANY JOINS ARGENT FINANCIAL GROUP

Atlanta-based TMI Holdings announced today it has received all required approvals and has completed its merger with Argent Financial Group, an independent fiduciary wealth management company based in Louisiana. TMI Trust Company will now operate as a wholly owned...

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Argent Trust Company Appoints Caroline Forks as Trust Counsel

Argent Trust Company, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, announced today that Caroline Forks has joined the company as trust counsel. As trust counsel, Forks will develop and present tailored proposals designed to protect, manage and grow clients’ wealth; monitor...

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TMI HOLDINGS TO MERGE WITH ARGENT FINANCIAL GROUP

Atlanta-based TMI Holdings announced today a planned merger with Argent Financial Group, the largest independent fiduciary wealth management company in the South. The merger is pending approval from regulatory authorities and TMI stockholders. With this merger, Argent...

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Argent Financial Group Acquires Ameris Bank Wealth Management

Argent Financial Group announced today that it has acquired Ameris Bank’s wealth management division with approximately $1 billion in assets under management. The acquisition will enhance Argent’s existing presence in Atlanta and expand its reach further in Georgia...

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Argent Financial Group Appoints Caylee Addison as Trust Officer

Argent Trust Company, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, announced today that Caylee Addison has joined the company as trust officer. Addison will serve Argent’s clients by assisting with trust and estate planning. She will be responsible for administering client...

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Argent Financial Group Announces New Board Members

Argent Financial Group announced today the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors: Lance Hall and Glen Post. Lance Hall is the president and CEO of Origin Bank. He has served in a variety of roles within Origin Bank, including Louisiana state president,...

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Argent Financial Group Awarded Louisiana Growth Leader Legend

Argent Financial Group was presented with the inaugural Growth Leader Legend award by Louisiana Economic Development at the 2022 Spotlight Louisiana event. Ten companies were selected as the 2022 Louisiana Growth Leaders by a statewide panel of economic development...

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Heritage Trust Company Names Michael Romero President

Heritage Trust Company, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, announced today that Michael Romero has been named president. “I am pleased to announce that Mike has been promoted from vice president and relationship manager to president of Heritage,” said Heritage...

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Argent Welcomes Shannon Mercer as Financial Planning Assistant

Argent Financial Group announced today that Shannon Mercer has joined the company as financial planning assistant for the Argent Advisors division in its Monroe office. Mercer will assist Trey Curtis, vice president and investment advisor, in office administration,...

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Travis Gist Joins Argent Mineral Management in Fort Worth

Argent Financial Group, a leading independent fiduciary wealth management firm, today announced that Travis Gist has joined its Mineral Management division in Fort Worth as a mineral manager. Gist, a Fort Worth native, is an accomplished mineral rights and land...

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Argent Trust Company Announces Promotions

Argent Trust Company announced today that it has promoted Deanna Rankin to chief risk officer, Amy Rhodes to chief compliance officer and Kimberly Breithaupt to chief audit executive. Rhodes will report to Rankin, and Breithaupt will report functionally to the audit...

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Ron Dugan Joins AmeriTrust as Portfolio Manager

AmeriTrust, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, announced today that it has appointed Ron Dugan as a portfolio manager. Dugan will be responsible for helping clients with investment management, including individuals, trusts, foundations, endowments and pensions....

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Argent Mineral Management Announces Two Promotions

Argent Financial Group, a leading independent fiduciary wealth management firm, today announced two promotions in its Mineral Management division. Megan Bowers, who is in the Fort Worth, Texas, office, was promoted to audit manager, and Grant Nelson, who is in Ruston,...

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Argent Subsidiary Names New CEO

Argent Financial Group, which is headquartered in Ruston and has offices in 12 states, announced today that J. Aaron (A.J.) Jack has been named executive officer of Argent’s Oklahoma City-based subsidiary, Heritage Trust Company. “I am pleased to announce that Aaron...

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Argent Trust Company Opens Baton Rouge Office

MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Sarah Warren, Director of Marketing Argent Financial Group | 318.251.5812 BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, June 24, 2019 – Argent Trust Company announced today the opening of its Baton Rouge office, giving the Ruston-based financial services group a...

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Argent Financial Group Honored as 2019 Louisiana Growth Leader

MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Sarah Warren, Argent Financial Group, Inc. swarren@argentfinancial.com  |  318.251.5812 RUSTON, Louisiana, March 20, 2019 – Argent Financial Group was recently named to the Louisiana Economic Development’s (LED) inaugural list of Louisiana...

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Jodi Penn Rives Joins Argent as Business Development Officer

MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Brooks Campany, Argent Financial Group, Inc. bcampany@argentfinancial.com  |  318-243-4275 SHREVEPORT, Louisiana, Feb. 20, 2019 – Argent Financial Group announced today that Jodi Penn Rives has joined the company as a business development...

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