Aaron “A.J.” Jack joined Heritage Trust Company, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, in 2013. He spent five years as Vice President, Director of Development and Marketing, before being named Chief Development Officer in 2018 and assuming responsibility of marketing, sales and business development for Argent Financial Group’s entire 12-state footprint. He was named Heritage CEO in 2020, succeeding Heritage Trust co-founder S. Bond Payne Jr. in that role.
Prior to joining the organization, A.J. spent 12 years in various sales and upper-management positions for Pfizer, Inc. Along with winning multiple awards, he spearheaded initiatives designed to enhance leadership roles, improve diversity and inclusion and maximize employee engagement.
A graduate of Texas A&M University, A.J. served as a two-time captain on the men’s basketball team and holds several athletic honors. A.J. is been extremely active in the Oklahoma City community. He has served on several boards, including the Wes Welker Foundation, Downtown Club and the Isaiah Stone Foundation. He is a proud graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City Class 33 and participates on the board of advisors for the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce on behalf of Heritage.
A.J. and his wife, Allison, enjoy spending time with their 3 boys – Bowman, Lincoln and Barrett. They are members at St. Luke’s United Methodist in downtown Oklahoma City. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, playing golf and adding to his beginner’s wine collection.