Nina Wessel English, J.D.

Chief Compliance Officer

J.D., UCLA School of Law.
B.A. (Government), Dartmouth College 

Ms. English joined the firm in 2023 and serves as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer at Orleans Capital, a subsidiary of Argent Financial.

She is an attorney who began her career practicing law at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in Los Angeles. She then returned to her native New Orleans with the law firm of Gordon Arata McCollam Duplantis & Eagan, where she became a partner practicing commercial litigation and labor and employment law until 2016.

Nina has served as Board Chair for New Orleans People Program, Board Vice-Chair and coach for Girls on the Run, New Orleans, and Treasurer for the Lake Vista Crime Prevention District. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Academy of the Sacred Heart, New Orleans.

She received a Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and a law degree from the UCLA School of Law.

Metairie

2201 Veterans Blvd ste 410, Metairie, LA 70002, USA

(504) 592-4680

Mandeville

830 West Causeway Approach suite 1200, Mandeville, LA 70471, USA

(504) 592-4680

2201 Veterans Blvd ste 410, Metairie, LA 70002, USA

Provided Services

Trusts & Estate Planning

Trusts & Estate Planning

With over 30 years of expertise serving as sole trustee, co-trustee, successor trustee and directed trustee for thousands of clients, Argent can expertly serve the multi-generational wealth preservation and transfer needs of your family.

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Corporate Trusts

Corporate Trusts

With over 30 years of experience and 330+ professionals, Argent has the administrative and investment expertise to help protect your business and support its growth.

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Custody & Escrow Services

Custody & Escrow Services

Argent’s institutional services team has more than 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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ESOPs

ESOPs

Argent is a premier ESOP Trustee and can serve as a transaction trustee, ongoing or successor trustee, or special fiduciary for employee stock ownership plans across the United States.

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Wealth Management

Wealth Management

Our expert wealth advisors can assist with preserving and growing wealth through tax and risk management, planning for the transfer of wealth, carrying out philanthropic goals and consulting on the preservation of family vision and preparing heirs.

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Retirement Plan Consulting

Retirement Plan Consulting

Argent Retirement Plan Advisors is a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC that specializes in fiduciary and investment advisory services for retirement plan sponsors.

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Investment Management

Investment Management

Argent provides a broad range of investment management services designed to optimize the performance of your financial assets based on your unique needs and investment strategy.

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Special Needs Trusts

Special Needs Trusts

Argent provides SNT beneficiaries objective and appropriate investment services and administration to ensure that proper balance is achieved between eligibility for public assistance and quality of life.

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Funeral & Cemetery Trusts

Funeral & Cemetery Trusts

Argent’s dedicated funeral and cemetery trust group serves the deathcare industry across the United States with preneed, perpetual care, and merchandise trusts, as well as investment management.

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Oil & Gas Management

Oil & Gas Management

Few mineral management companies can match Argent Mineral Management’s expertise in contract negotiation, oil & gas accounting, asset evaluation, and ongoing management.

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The Corporate Transparency Act is Here

The Corporate Transparency Act is Here

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The Morning View: February 13, 2024

The Morning View: February 13, 2024

Announced this morning, the headline Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased 0.3% in January, slightly higher than expected and grew 3.1% on an annual basis. Monthly prices for Energy Services, including Electricity, up 1.2%, and Utility (piped) Gas Service, up 2.0%,...

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