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Richard Funchess

Market President - Beaumont, TX

MBA (Finance), University of Texas at Austin
B.B.A. (Marketing), University of Texas at Austin

Richard has served Argent’s Beaumont office and its predecessor for 13 years. In his role with Argent, he focuses on portfolio management for high-net-worth clients in the Beaumont area.

Richard started his career as a municipal bond analyst at the Municipal Advisory Council of Texas. After this, he spent four years as an oil and gas analyst with a regional investment bank and Prudential Securities in Austin, Texas. He moved to Beaumont in 1996 and worked in the Trust Departments of Texas Commerce and Chase Banks, Hibernia and BBVA.

Active in his community, he is a member of the Lamar University Planned Giving Advisory Council and a member of the Southeast Texas Estate Planning Council. He is a past board member and a treasurer for the Texas Energy Museum and for the Jefferson Theatre Preservation Society. Richard is also a former board member of All Saints Episcopal School.

Beaumont

6280 Delaware Suite B, Beaumont, TX 77706

(409) 866-6280

6280 Delaware Suite B, Beaumont, TX 77706

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