Argent Financial Group announced today that Austin Mills has successfully completed the Chartered Financial Analyst® Program. By earning the CFA designation, Mills has achieved one of the highest distinctions in the investment management profession. Mills currently serves as an investment analyst and is based in Argent’s Monroe Argent Advisors office, where he assists nine advisors and their clients.
“Austin provides a tremendous amount of value to the Argent team,” said Argent Advisors Managing Director Dean Mailhes. “His achievement in earning this designation is just one example of his dedication to bringing better financial analysis to our clients.”
The CFA® Program, administered by the non-profit CFA Institute, seeks to set global professional standards for investment practitioners, and is recognized around the world for measuring the ethics and proficiency of financial analysts, portfolio managers and investment advisors.
“I’ve worked for several years toward this goal,” said Mills. “Earning the CFA charter is a proud moment for me, and I look forward to assisting our clients with even more personalized and sophisticated fiduciary financial planning.”
Mills joined the Argent Advisors team in 2018. He graduated from the University of Louisiana-Monroe with a bachelor of business administration degree in finance. Mills is a sports lover and a lifelong member of the Christ Church in West Monroe.
About Argent Advisors
Argent Advisors is a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group (Argent), a leading, independent, fiduciary wealth management firm. Responsible for more than $35 billion in client assets, Argent provides individuals, families, businesses and institutions with a broad range of wealth management services, including trusts and estate planning, investment management, ESOPs, retirement plan administration and consulting, funeral and cemetery trusts, charitable organization administration, oil and gas (mineral) management and other unique financial services. Headquartered in Ruston, Louisiana, Argent was formed in 1990 and traces its roots back to 1930. For more information, visit www.ArgentFinancial.com.