Argent Financial Group, a leading independent fiduciary wealth management firm, has been named the winner of a Stevie® Award in the 20th Annual American Business Awards®.
The Ruston, Louisiana-based company received a silver award for Company of the Year – Financial Services — Large and was recognized at the American Business Awards on June 13 in New York. This is the fifth consecutive year that Argent has won a Stevie Award within the American Business Awards. This is also the third time Argent has been recognized for this category.
The American Business Awards are widely recognized as one of the nation’s top business awards. More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in nearly every industry were submitted this year for consideration for a variety of categories. More than 230 professionals served as judges to select this year’s winners.
“It is an honor to be recognized among the best in American business,” said Argent Financial Group CEO Kyle McDonald. “Our Argent team works hard to provide outstanding wealth management services to our clients in each of the 30 markets we serve. We aim to continue to grow and better serve the Argent community.”
Judges commented that “Argent Financial Group showed great consistency in performance over the years” and that Argent “increased its client base despite the pandemic and took good internal measures to indicate improvement.”
In addition, the judges noted several of Argent’s recent accomplishments, such as:
• Revenue growth between 2020 and 2021
• Client asset growth between 2020 and 2021
• The unique offering of mineral management services
The American Business Awards were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. Details about the American Business Awards and the full list of 2022 Stevie winners are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba/2022-stevie-award-winners.
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 (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), 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.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.