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. In her role there, she oversaw complex audit programs for the registered investment advisor, private trust/retirement services administration, real estate, mineral interest, trust systems administration, statewide trust operations, and trust tax lines of business. Prior to working in Internal Audit, she managed Statewide Securities Processing.
Deanna graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Abilene Christian University at Dallas and is also a graduate of the Cannon Fiduciary & Investment Risk School, where she earned the CFIRS certification.
Deanna has over 30 years of experience in the wealth management industry. She is an active member of the Fiduciary & Investment Risk Management Association (FIRMA), serving on the Board of Directors 2015, 2018, 2019 and at present, and as a member of the Publications Committee, Communication and Technology Committee, Nominations Committee and Member Value Committee.
Deanna loves animals and currently serves on the Board of Directors for San Antonio Pets Alive! as Vice President. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching pro football, and traveling. She and her husband, Ron, have two adult children and are active members of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas.