Argent Employee Spotlight – Ann Marie Mills

Q: What led you to Argent and what makes it unique?

A: What was then Ruston State Bank’s trust department provided the opportunity to stay in Ruston and use my Louisiana Tech finance degree! How grateful I am to live and raise a family
in the great town while enjoying a lifetime career with the best people who built an awesome wealth management company.

Q: Why do you enjoy working at Argent?

A: What an awesome group of caring, quality, knowledgeable people that I call friends and coworkers! The team that makes Argent a great company is a blessing to serve with!

Q: What does the company mean to you?

A: Argent is a huge slice in my pie chart called life! How blessed I have been to travel this road with great clients and coworkers. I’m so proud of where we have been and what the future holds!

Q: What’s the biggest trend you see in your field right now?

A: It has been exciting to experience the evolution of the retirement plan industry! My job has evolved immensely due to the law changes and technological developments over the years. This growth and development is continuing at a rapid pace.

Q: What is your favorite quote?

A: “Everything will work out because it always does.” – Ann Marie Mills
Psalm 46:10, “Be still and know that I am God.”

Q: What motivates you?

A: I love being a resource for information and solutions to those that are beginning to save and to those who are enjoying the fruits of their efforts.


Argent Financial Group

Argent Financial Group (Argent) is a leading, independent, fiduciary wealth management firm. Responsible for more than $30 billion in client assets, Argent provides individuals, families, businesses and institutions with a broad range of wealth management services, including trust and estate administration, investment management, ESOPs, retirement plan consulting, funeral and cemetery trusts, charitable organization administration, oil and gas (mineral) management and other unique financial services. Headquartered in Ruston, Louisiana, Argent was formed in 1990 and traces its roots back to 1930.

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