Argent Employee Spotlight – Dominique Richard

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

A. Towards the end of 2018, an employee in Argent’s Shreveport office (who I previously worked with at another firm) recommended Argent to myself and another former colleague in Baton Rouge. After several emails, phone calls and an in-person meeting with Louisiana’s Market President, Gary Moore, we were granted the blessing of opening a brand-new Argent Trust office in Baton Rouge!

Q. Why do you enjoy working at Argent?

A. I have a great appreciation for Argent’s Southern roots, unbiased approach and focus on clients’ individual needs. Argent puts forth a phenomenal effort in making sure both its clients and employees are well taken care of and fulfilled. As an employee, Argent is dedicated to ensuring we have all the necessary resources (personally and professionally) to strive in the workplace.

Q. What does the company mean to you?

A. Argent is a top-notch, reputable company and I couldn’t have asked to be a part of a better organization. As a working mother of a middle-schooler, Argent has provided me with an abundance of flexibility and independence which I will forever be grateful for. I would also like to send a very special thanks to all of Argent’s leadership teams for the work they have done to provide a seamless transition for employees during the current pandemic.


Q. What is on your wish list for the next 10 years with Argent?

A. I look forward to nurturing the company’s core values, while establishing and nurturing long-standing relationships here in the Baton Rouge community.

Q. What is a random fact about you?

A. I’m on track to read at least 100 Kindle books this year!

Q. What is your favorite quote?

A. “It is what it is.”

Q. If you could have any other job for one day, what would it be?

A. A graphic designer for a billboard company.

Q. What’s your favorite thing to do in Louisiana?

A. Tavel the state for my son’s tournament baseball team!


Argent Financial Group

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2020, 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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