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Chris Holtzclaw, J.D.

Chief Fiduciary Officer, ATC-Western Region

J.D., Mississippi College School of Law
B.S. (Economics), Louisiana Tech University

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 maintaining profitability and adherence to regulations. Previously, Chris served as Corporate Counsel for Argent Financial Group, Inc. and Trust Officer in the Ruston, Louisiana office of Argent Trust Company. As Corporate Counsel, Chris provided legal support to the Argent family of companies.

Prior to joining Argent, Chris served as a Trust Officer and General Counsel for a community bank in North Louisiana.

Chris and his wife, Dannah, have two daughters and one son and are active members of First Baptist Church of Ruston. In his personal time, Chris enjoys hunting, state and local politics and supporting Louisiana Tech University athletics. In 2017, Chris was recognized as a Northeast Louisiana Top 20 Under 40 Young Professional.

Ruston

500 E Reynolds Dr., Ruston, LA 71270

(318) 251-5800

500 E Reynolds Dr., Ruston, LA 71270

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Trusts & Estate Planning

Trusts & Estate Planning

With over 30 years of expertise serving as sole trustee, co-trustee, successor trustee and directed trustee for thousands of clients, Argent can expertly serve the multi-generational wealth preservation and transfer needs of your family.

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Qualified Intermediary Services

Argent’s expert exchange professionals can help you sell one property and purchase a similar or “like-kind” property while deferring capital gains taxes.

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