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Lana R. Patton

Vice President, Institutional Services Officer

Certified Corporate Trust Specialist, Cannon Financial School
B.S. (Finance), Louisiana Tech University

As a Vice President & Institutional Services Officer at Argent, Lana serves as administrator in the corporate trust area which consists of more than 300 individual municipal bond issues and 100 political subdivisions with a combined issue size exceeding $2 billion. In addition to the corporate trust area, she serves as administrator of investment management, custodial, and escrow accounts for Louisiana political subdivisions, charities, foundations, and businesses.

Prior to joining Argent in 1996, Lana was employed with Ruston State Bank and Heritage Financial Corporation. She is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University where she received a bachelor’s degree in Finance. In 2001, Lana graduated from Cannon Financial School and earned the designation as a Certified Corporate Trust Specialist. Lana is a graduate of the Leadership Lincoln Program of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.

In her spare time, Lana enjoys spending time with her family. Her favorite activities include gardening, running, swimming, 4-wheeler riding, watching her daughter play softball and sons dirt track race.

Ruston

500 E Reynolds Dr., Ruston, LA 71270

(318) 251-5800

500 E Reynolds Dr., Ruston, LA 71270

Provided Services

Custody & Escrow Services

Custody & Escrow Services

Argent’s institutional services team has 30 years of experience serving public funds, unions/Taft Hartley, financial institutions, corporations, healthcare providers, insurance companies, governments, non-profits and family offices.

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Governmental Services

Governmental Services

Argent Advisors, Inc. is a Registered Municipal Advisor that can assist governments in all their financial needs, from debt issuance to retirement planning.

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