Argent Employee Spotlight – Jyotsaana Parajuli

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

A. I moved from Dallas to be close with my family here in Ruston. I was working in public accounting, but I really wanted to get into the private industry. Fortunately for me, Argent had an opening for an Assistant Controller position at the same time. Accepting Argent’s job offer has been one of the best decisions of my life. Argent’s culture of collaboration, organization, relationship and excellence makes it unique.

Q. Why do you enjoy working at Argent?

A. I enjoy working at Argent because of the people here. They are all very talented, friendly and supportive.

Q. What does the company mean to you?

A. Argent means an opportunity for me. Opportunity to work for a leading wealth management company. Opportunity to work with a very welcoming and professional group of people. Opportunity to learn from the best minds in the field.

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

A. Mountain Expedition Guide

Q. What motivates you?

A. Learning about new things, at work or in life.

Q. What is your favorite quote?

A. “If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes, then learn how to do it later.” – Richard Branson


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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