VICE PRESIDENT & CORPORATE COUNSEL
J.D., Mississippi College School of Law
B.S. (Economics), Louisiana Tech University
Chris Holtzclaw currently serves as Corporate Counsel for Argent Financial Group, Inc. and Trust Officer in the Ruston, Louisiana office of Argent Trust Company. As Corporate Counsel, Chris provides legal support to the Argent family of companies. As a Trust Officer, Chris serves current clients and develops prospective clients for Trust Services, 1031 Exchanges and Investment Management services.
Prior to joining Argent, Chris served as a Trust Officer and General Counsel for a community bank in North Louisiana.
Active in his community and industry, Chris currently serves as a Board Member for the Young Lawyers Section of the 4th JDC Bar Association, the Governmental Affairs Chair for the Monroe Chamber of Commerce and serves as a Board Member for the Northeast Louisiana Chapter of the American Red Cross. 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.
Chris and his wife, Dannah, have one daughter and are active members of First Baptist Church of Ruston.