Jill Knight Nalty joined Argent as a Business Development Officer at Argent in 2019 where she was responsible for new client outreach and strengthening current client relationships. She was named Market President of New Orleans in 2021. In that role, Jill is responsible for directing and managing the New Orleans team. In addition to working in NO and the surrounding communities, Jill works with the Business Development team across the Argent footprint. She also serves on the focus group for Argent’s Women|Wealth|Wellness initiative.
Prior to joining Argent, she had more than 13 years experience of banking experience in New Orleans with Hibernia National Bank and First Commerce Corporation.
Jill earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Louisiana State University and an MBA in business administration from the University of New Orleans. Over the past 20 years, she has also been active in the nonprofit sector in the New Orleans community, fundraising for Children’s Hospital, Ochsner Pediatrics, Junior Achievement and the Audubon Institute. She currently serves on the Board of Baptist Community Ministries, is a member of the 2021 CABL Leadership LA class and has been involved with a number of New Orleans activist groups such as Women of the Storm, Katrina Krewe, Girls on the Run and Heart of Passion.
Jill resides in New Orleans, Louisiana, is the mother of two grown daughters and enjoys tennis, jogging and needlepointing in her spare time. She is also involved with her church, St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church, where she has served on the session.