Our Team

Our Team

J. Harvie Roe

J. Harvie Roe

President, AmeriTrust
Tulsa

Harvie Roe is President and Founder of AmeriTrust Corporation, an Oklahoma Trust Company located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The firm provides Fee-Only financial services including investment management, trust administration, and personal financial planning. He was previously...

J. Hutchison (Hutch) Bryan, Jr, CFA®

J. Hutchison (Hutch) Bryan, Jr, CFA®

Senior Portfolio Manager
San Antonio

J. Hutchison (Hutch) Bryan, Jr., CFA is a Senior Portfolio Manager at Argent Trust Company in our San Antonio office. He is responsible for fixed income portfolio management of client portfolios, with an emphasis on municipal and investment grade corporate bonds....

James Ferraro, J.D.

James Ferraro, J.D.

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...

James M. Pettus, III

James M. Pettus, III

Senior Vice President
Corpus Christi

James has been with the company since 2004. His responsibilities include oversight of the Corpus Christi office, client service and business development in South Texas. He sits on the firm's Investment Committee and the Trust Management Committee. He has been a...

Janet Cowart

Janet Cowart

Operations Manager
Ruston

Janet serves as the Operations Manager for APS. Prior to joining APS, she worked for six years in the Operations and Compliance Departments of National Independent Trust Company, an Argent Financial Group subsidiary. She currently manages data processing for all...

Jason Farrington

Jason Farrington

Creative Director

Jason serves the Argent Financial Group Team as Creative Director. He joined the company in 2020. He is the former owner and president of Shreveport creative firm Summiteer Creative. Before founding Summiteer in 2016, he was owner and creative director of Gorilla...

Jason McDavid, CPA

Jason McDavid, CPA

Vice President & Wealth Advisor
Ridgeland

Jason joined Argent in 2020, coming to Argent from Gulf South Capital, a family office in Jackson, where he had provided finance and accounting support since 2017. Before that, he worked at KLLM Transport Services in Richland as controller of investment transportation...

Jason Simpson

Jason Simpson

Portfolio Manager, AmeriTrust Investment Advisors, Inc. & AmeriTrust Corporation
Tulsa

Having recently moved to Tulsa from Washington, Jason joined Argent-subsidiary AmeriTrust in 2020 as a Portfolio Manager and assists in the management and oversight of the AmeriTrust Core Value strategy. Additional responsibilities for Jason include discretionary...

Jason Velie

Jason Velie

Trust Officer
Wilmington

As a Trust Officer for Argent Trust Company’s Funeral and Cemetery Division, Jason is responsible for the oversight and administration of various Funeral and Cemetery Trust relationships. Before joining Argent Trust Company, Jason worked in Trust Operations for Live...

Jed F. Miller

Jed F. Miller

Director of Fixed Income
Memphis

Jed joined Highland Capital in 2008 with 14 years of industry experience. He previously worked at Alternative Investment Strategies, First Tennessee Bank and GE Capital. Jed earned both his BS in finance and his MBA from the University of Maryland.

Jeff Bradley

Jeff Bradley

Senior Vice President, Institutional Services
Birmingham

Jeff joined Argent in 2020 to assist in expanding Argent’s institutional trust platform of services, working specifically with corporate, government and non-profit clients. He also works with Argent Retirement Plan Advisors, a registered investment advisory...

Jeff Oliver

Jeff Oliver

Vice President – Investment Operations
Nashville

Jeff joined Argent Trust in 2018 with the merger of Independence Trust into Argent. He currently works in the Investment Operations Department for Argent Fiduciary Consulting Services in our Nashville office where he supports the Investment and Administration...

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