Argent Financial Group Adds Wealth Specialist to Louisville Team

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (May 6, 2014) – Argent Financial Group, a diversified Southern wealth and financial services firm responsible for more than $6 billion in client assets, announced the addition of Timothy G. Barrett, a wealth strategist, to its Louisville team.

“As a wealth strategist with many years of experience and deep personal relationships within the community, Tim embodies the essential values we look for in our company,” said J. Phil Buchanan, president of Argent Financial Group. “His acute insight and understanding of wealth management brings a great value to our clients, who often need complex financial solutions.”

For the past two decades, Barrett has worked in the wealth management industry in the Louisville area. His career began as an attorney before becoming a Wealth Strategist for PNC Wealth Management in 2000 and JP Morgan Private Bank in 2009.

Nicole Jacobsen-Nally, the principal of Argent’s Louisville office, said Barrett will drive prospect and client participation in new, expanded and retained investment management, fiduciary, credit and banking relationships.

“The overwhelming support from the Louisville community showed us it was time to expand our local team so we can continue to provide unparalleled service to our clients,” Jacobsen-Nally said. “After months of searching, we have found our ideal team partner in Tim.

Through his business experience, Barrett said he has grown to appreciate boutique wealth management firms and is excited to be a part of a community that prides itself on a place for entrepreneurs to flourish.

“Partnering with Argent expands the offerings and services available to Louisville’s brightest entrepreneurs,” Barrett said. “This relationship gives me more freedom, creativity and agility in developing successful financial strategies.”

About Argent Financial Group
Argent Financial Group, domiciled in Ruston, Louisiana, was formed in 1990 and traces its roots back to 1930.  Responsible for more than $6 billion in client assets, Argent Financial Group is a diversified wealth management entity providing individuals and businesses in the mid-South with a broad range of financial services including trust administration and related services, investment management, retirement plan and charitable organization administration, mineral (oil and gas) management, financial, retirement and estate planning, and brokerage services. For more information, visit


Argent Financial Group

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2020, Argent Financial Group (Argent) is a leading, independent, fiduciary wealth management firm. Responsible for more than $30 billion in client assets, Argent provides individuals, families, businesses and institutions with a broad range of wealth management services, including trust and estate administration, investment management, ESOPs, retirement plan 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.

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