Argent Trust Company, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, announced today that Collins Compere has joined the company as Birmingham market president.
Compere will serve as the senior leader of trust, estate and retirement services administration for his market. As Birmingham market president, he will report directly to Argent Trust Company President Ken Alderman.
“Collins brings valuable industry experience and superior leadership skills to our Argent team,” said Alderman. “To our Alabama clients, he brings a strong commitment to helping individuals and their families navigate trust and estate planning. We are excited to see Collins lead Argent Trust in the Birmingham market.”
Compere joins Argent with nearly three decades of experience in fiduciary investment management focused on trust administration, estates and charitable foundations. He joins Argent from Regions Bank where he most recently served as senior vice president and trust advisor, advising high net worth individuals and their families on trust, estate and general financial matters.
“I’m honored to join the team of dedicated professionals at Argent who have worked to build Argent’s exceptional reputation in the financial services industry,” said Compere. “I look forward to serving our existing clients and growing our Birmingham office by serving the fiduciary and investment needs of our clients throughout the state of Alabama.”
Compere is a graduate of The University of Alabama with his Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration. He also attended the National Graduate Trust School and Southern Trust School. He is a Certified Investment Management Consultant® through the Investment Management Consultants Association.
Compere is an active member of the Estate Planning Council of Birmingham. In addition, he is former president of Alabama Bankers Association Trust Division, former vice chair of the Woman’s Missionary Union Foundation and former member of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Palliative Care Community Advisory Board.
About Argent Financial Group
Argent Financial Group (Argent) is 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 trust and estate planning, investment management, retirement plan consulting, ESOPs, 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.