Shreveport

333 Texas Street, Suite 699, Shreveport, LA 71101

(318) 588-6500

Argent Trust Company

Shreveport Office Information

Argent’s Shreveport office opened in 1990 and is located in the Regions Tower in the downtown area. The office is staffed with 20 professionals serving clients in the areas of trust administration, investment management, retirement plan administration and consulting, oil and gas management, endowment and foundation services, 1031 exchanges, escrows, financial planning and estate settlement.

Our Team

Beverly Myers

Beverly Myers

Assistant Vice President, Trust Officer
Shreveport

Beverly has over 30 years of trust experience. She specializes in the administration of retirement plans. In addition to her focus on serving our retirement services relationships, she also serves as administrator for Investment Management Account and Custodial...

Chris Shankle, CPA, CGMA

Chris Shankle, CPA, CGMA

Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Argent Retirement Plan Advisors
Shreveport

Chris joined Argent in 2015. In his role as Senior Vice President, his specialty is employee benefit plans and in this role he assists plan sponsors with their fiduciary responsibilities and the plan governance aspects of sponsoring a retirement plan. Chris has over...

Drew Davis, CIMA

Drew Davis, CIMA

Portfolio Manager
Shreveport

Drew joined Argent in 2015. In his role as Portfolio Manager, Drew is responsible for the investment oversight of trusts, private wealth, employee benefits plans, and foundation accounts for Argent Trust. His other responsibilities include assisting in the management...

Dut LeBlanc

Dut LeBlanc

Executive Vice President
Shreveport

Dut joined Argent following his retirement from multinational accounting firm KPMG in 2019 after spending 40 years there. With Argent, Dut leads the company’s services for high net worth and ultra high net worth clients through the company’s Argent Family Wealth...

Gary A. Moore

Gary A. Moore

Market President- Louisiana
Shreveport

Gary joined Argent in 1998. As Market President of Louisiana for Argent Trust Company,  Gary has responsibility for management of Argent staff involved in administration, relationship development and client servicing including business line managers and regional...

Glenda Grigsby

Glenda Grigsby

Assistant Vice President, Trust Officer
Shreveport

Glenda joined Argent in early 2015 with almost 40 years of experience. In her role as Assistant Trust Officer, Glenda focuses on serving our retirement services relationships while also cultivating new relationships. She provides employee enrollment and educational...

James Ferraro, JD

James Ferraro, JD

Trust Counsel
Shreveport

Jim joined Argent in 2016 and brought with him twelve years' experience as a Trust Officer, Manager of Trust Real Estate and Trust Counsel for a bank trust department in Kansas City. Prior to attending law school his previous career was as a Social Studies and History...

Jodi Penn Rives

Jodi Penn Rives

Business Development Officer
Oxford

Jodi is responsible for new client outreach and strengthening current customer relationships in Argent's Shreveport, Louisiana and Oxford, Mississippi markets. Prior to joining Argent in 2019, Jodi was business development director for Heard, McElroy & Vestal, the...

Lynn Higginbotham, CPL, CMM

Lynn Higginbotham, CPL, CMM

Vice President, Mineral Manager
Shreveport

Lynn joined Argent in early 2010. As vice president with Argent Mineral Management (AMM), Lynn manages oil and gas assets for mineral owners with her primary focus being properties located in Northwest Louisiana. A native of Shreveport, Lynn has over 40 years...

Melissa Garner

Melissa Garner

Assistant Vice President, Trust Officer
Shreveport

Melissa has been with Argent Trust Company since December 2006.  She currently serves as a Personal Trust Officer to clients in Shreveport, LA. She is responsible for administering trust, estate and investment accounts. Melissa graduated from Cannon Financial...

Murphy Anderson

Murphy Anderson

Vice President, Trust Officer
Shreveport

Murphy joined Argent in 2017 and administers accounts and relationships for both individuals and retirement plans. Previously, Murphy worked for Hewitt Associates in their Defined Contribution practice as a quality assurance manager and spent several years working in...

Oren Welborn, Jr

Oren Welborn, Jr

Portfolio Manager
Shreveport

Oren serves as a fixed income portfolio manager throughout Argent Trust's Louisiana and Oklahoma markets. Oren manages client assets through building custom fixed-income portfolios for businesses, municipalities, and universities. In addition to portfolio management,...

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