Our Team

Our Team

Ryan Griep

Ryan Griep

Chief Information Officer
Ruston

Ryan joined Argent in 2000. As Argent’s Chief Information Officer, Ryan is responsible for the computer systems, applications and network that support Argent Financial Group’s strategic goals. He oversees and monitors all approved technology projects along with...

S. Bond Payne, Jr

S. Bond Payne, Jr

Chairman, Heritage Trust
Oklahoma City

Bond serves as Chairman for Argent Financial Group subsidiary Heritage Trust Company. He co-founded Heritage Trust Company in 1997, working in compliance and asset management before being named Chairman of the Board in 2004. In 2016, Heritage combined with Argent...

Saiyida Gardezi

Saiyida Gardezi

Portfolio Manager
Oklahoma City

Saiyida serves the Heritage Trust Company Team as a Portfolio Manager. She joined the company in 2017, after moving from Dubai in 2016. She is bringing with her over 8 years of experience, working in finance and accounting in various industries including education,...

Samuel Boldrick

Samuel Boldrick

Senior Vice President, Director of Fixed Income
San Antonio

Sam is Director of Fixed Income for Argent Trust Company and is responsible for heading the Trust Investment Committee, managing client relationships and business development. Sam has been in the investment business since 1983 and specializes in the management of high...

Sandra Runyan

Sandra Runyan

Controller
Memphis

Sandra joined Highland Capital in 1987 as the Accounting Manager. Prior to this, she worked in the Trust Division of Union Planters. Sandra holds a BA in Accounting from the University of Memphis. She currently serves as the Controller for Highland Capital.

Sandy Falkner

Sandy Falkner

Assistant Vice President & Trust Officer
Shreveport

Sandy joined Argent Trust Company in November 2005 and currently serves as Assistant Vice President & Trust Officer in the Shreveport office location. Her focus is Special Needs Trust, Testamentary Trust, Interdictions, Investment Management Accounts and Custodial...

Sarah Duke

Sarah Duke

Trust Officer
Ruston

As a Trust Officer for Argent Trust, Sarah is responsible for the daily administrative tasks and client services in the company’s funeral and cemetery trust division. Before joining the funeral and cemetery trust division, Sarah was a cash management specialist with...

Sarah Warren

Sarah Warren

VP, Director of Marketing
Ruston

As Director of Marketing, Sarah works closely with Argent's leadership and management to oversee the development and implementation of marketing and branding strategies, including sales support, internal and external communications and employee engagement. Prior to...

Scott Notowich

Scott Notowich

SVP, Marketing - Private Wealth & 401k
Memphis

Scott joined Highland in 2014 and 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Highland, he served at IOF Private Equity Fund, SGC, Citigroup Salomon Smith Barney, Paine Webber, Inc. and The Robinson –Humphrey Company, Inc.

Scottie Traylor

Scottie Traylor

Vice President, Advisor Representative
Monroe

Scottie joined Argent in late 2016 as a financial advisor. He has over 20 years of experience as a financial Advisor serving the needs of clients in the Ouachita Parish market. In his role as an advisor, he serves the wealth management needs of clients in Northeast...

Shannon Harrington, CFA

Shannon Harrington, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager
Nashville

Shannon joined Argent Trust Company in 2015 and is currently serving as Senior Portfolio Manager. He is responsible for actively managing personal, charitable, and institutional assets for trust and investment management accounts. In this role, he works closely with...

Shannon Reed

Shannon Reed

Senior Mineral Manager
Oklahoma City

With more than thirty-five years of experience as a landman, Reed brings unprecedented experience and expertise to Heritage’s Mineral Management team. Prior to joining AMM, Reed spent nearly ten years as a supervisor in the land title department at Chesapeake Energy...

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