Our Team

Our Team

Catherine Gotzkowsky

Catherine Gotzkowsky

Trust Associate
New Orleans

Catherine joined Argent in 2019 as a Trust Associate where she is primarily responsible for Trust Administration services in the New Orleans office. Prior to joining Argent, Catherine worked for Hibernia National Bank, where she served over 25 years in several...

Charlene Hoffman

Charlene Hoffman

Vice President, Relationship Manager
Orwigsburg

Charlene joined Argent as a Relationship Manager in 2011. In her role as Vice President and Relationship Manager, she focuses on serving clients and account administration. Prior to Argent, Charlene worked for Reliance Trust as a Trust Officer, focusing on...

Charles Daniel

Charles Daniel

Managing Director of Acquisitions, Argent Timberland Group
Birmingham

Charlie joined Argent in 2016, following a 36 year career in forestry and timberland investment management. As Managing Director, Acquisitions at Argent Timberland Group, he is responsible for evaluating, acquiring and selling properties to implement each client's...

Charles R. Dudley II

Charles R. Dudley II

Vice President
Hot Springs

Chuck joined Argent in 1996 and works with banks and small business to design solutions for management succession, executive benefit plans and supplemental retirement plans. In addition, he works with individuals to create supplemental retirement plans and help them...

Chelsea M. Klepzig, CTFA

Chelsea M. Klepzig, CTFA

Assistant Vice President and Trust Officer
Ruston

Chelsea joined Argent Trust in 2018 and serves as Trust Officer with over 15 years of fiduciary experience. In her role, she is responsible for personal trust and estate administration, client service and unique asset and investment support. Chelsea’s trust career...

Chris Holtzclaw

Chris Holtzclaw

Chief Fiduciary Officer, ATC-Western Region
Ruston

In his role, Chris works with trust administrators and investment officers in Argent Trust’s western region, which includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas, leading coordination with the wealth management division to ensure customers’ needs are met while...

Chris Kelly, JD

Chris Kelly, JD

Market President - Nashville, TN
Nashville

Chris joined Argent in 2020 and serves as the senior leader of trust, estate and retirement services administration for the company's Middle Tennessee market. Chris has more than three decades of experience in estate planning, trust administration, nonprofits,...

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...

Clay Hardy

Clay Hardy

Senior Vice President, Trust Officer
Beaumont

With over 30 years of skilled trust administration experience, Clay has effectively worked with clients at many major financial institutions in the region. Clay has a broad array of experience, having worked in numerous areas of trust including employee benefits,...

Daniel Taylor, CPA

Daniel Taylor, CPA

Chief Accounting Officer
Ruston

Daniel joined Argent in 2005. He is the Chief Accounting Officer for Argent Financial Group and all of the subsidiaries.  In this role, Daniel is responsible for financial statement reporting to higher management, overseeing daily accounting operations and back office...

David Franks, CTFA, AIF

David Franks, CTFA, AIF

Market President - Memphis, TN
Memphis

David Franks joined Argent in 2015 as Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager in Memphis. In his role, David will serve high net worth clients with trust, investment, estate and family office services. Prior to joining Argent, David was Senior Vice President at...

David H. Williams

David H. Williams

General Counsel, Executive Vice President & Manager, Fiduciary Services
Atlanta

David Williams serves as General Counsel to Argent Financial Group, Inc. and as Executive Vice President and Manager of the fiduciary services team in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Argent Trust Company. Prior to joining Argent, David was Senior Vice President and...

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