Our Team

Our Team

David Redding, CTFA, AEP, CWS

David Redding, CTFA, AEP, CWS

David is the Market President for Argent Trust Company in Austin, Texas. He opened Argent's Austin office in early 2018. In his role as Market President, he will direct and manage all fiduciary activity for the Austin team and serve as the senior leader of complex...

David Smith

David Smith

David joined Argent in March of 2012 as Business Development Officer and Property Consultant, David cultivates relationships with his existing clients and prospective clients for the firm. He serves families and businesses across the South for any of their property...

David Thibodeaux, CTFA

David Thibodeaux, CTFA

David, who joined Argent in January 2019, works as a trust officer serving clients in the Baton Rouge Metropolitan area of Louisiana. David has dedicated the past 30 years of his career in the Trusts & Estate Planning discipline. Prior to joining Argent, David...

David Thompson, CFA®

David Thompson, CFA®

David joined Highland Capital in 1995. David worked previously as a portfolio manager and analyst at NationsBank, Third National Bank, and the Gulf Oil Corporation. David has more than 29 years of experience as a portfolio manager and analyst. He received his BBA in...

David W. Russell, CFP®, CSA®

David W. Russell, CFP®, CSA®

David is a vice president and trust officer with our Ridgeland, MS office, serving the Jackson metropolitan market. He has been providing financial advice to individuals, families, and institutions since 1984. At 24 years of age, David took an interest in the...

Dean Mailhes

Dean Mailhes

Dean has over 30 years experience providing investment management and financial planning services. He joined Argent in 1996, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Retirement Plan Specialist. He also holds a Louisiana Health, Life and Accident Insurance...

Deanna Rankin

Deanna Rankin

Deanna began with Argent in July, 2018. In her role as Chief Risk Officer, Deanna is responsible for fiduciary compliance for all Argent trust companies. Prior to joining Argent, Deanna served as Senior Vice President and Trust Internal Audit Manager for Frost Bank....

Debbie Holmes

Debbie Holmes

Debbie joined Argent in February of 1992. As Vice President and Trust officer, she oversees and administers funeral and cemetery trust accounts.

Deidre S. Waltz, CFP®, CIMA®

Deidre S. Waltz, CFP®, CIMA®

Deidre joined Heritage after a 20 year career with Northern Trust company, most recently with their Global Family and Private Investment Services group, where she served as a Senior Vice President and Senior Fiduciary Relationship Manager. While there she was...

Denise Spivey

Denise Spivey

Denise joined Highland Capital in 2000 as the Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Highland Capital, she worked for First Horizon National Corporation for 13 years in the Audit Division. She held the position of Audit Manager and had obtained the Certified...

Dominique Richard

Dominique Richard

Dominique, who joined Argent in 2019, works as a Trust Officer serving clients in Louisiana.  Argent opened a brand-new Baton Rouge office location at the beginning of 2019, giving the Ruston-based financial services group a presence in 31 markets across 12 Southern...

Drew Davis, CIMA

Drew Davis, CIMA

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...

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