Argent Trust Adds Industry Veteran Ray Kukreja to ESOP Team

Argent Trust Adds Industry Veteran Ray Kukreja to ESOP Team

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Contact: Brooks Campany
Argent Financial Group, Inc.
bcampany@argenttrust.com
p:615.385.2345 f:615.385.2818

Atlanta, Georgia (October 23, 2017) – Argent Financial Group and its subsidiary Argent Trust Company are pleased to announce the addition of industry veteran, Ray Kukreja, CFA, ASA as Vice President, Fiduciary Consultant.

Ray Kukreja, CFA, ASA

In his new role, Mr. Kukreja will join a seasoned ESOP trustee team headed by David Williams, Argent Trust Company Executive Vice President. This ESOP trustee team will use Mr. Kukreja’s 20 years of experience in the valuation business and his exceptional reputation in the ESOP community.

Mr. Kukreja is a graduate of Assumption University in Bangkok, Thailand and received his MBA from Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia. He is a Certified Financial Analyst and the Past President and current member of the Atlanta Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers.

“Ray’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge makes him a key addition to our operation and his hiring underscores Argent Trust Company’s commitment to being the leading ESOP trustee in our nation. We are very committed to having the expertise to continue to comply with United States Department of Labor’s guidance and the decisions of the federal courts.” said David Williams.

“Argent Trust is committed to employing highly qualified professionals who are willing to go to great lengths to understand and serve our clients. I am grateful we are able to continue to attract exceptionally talented individuals like Ray.” added Kyle McDonald, CEO of Argent Financial Group.

“I am delighted to become a part of the Argent Trust Company team. I’ve noticed a full commitment to the highest level of client service and fiduciary responsibility which seem to go unmatched in our industry today,” said Ray Kukreja.

About Argent Financial Group
Argent Financial Group, Inc. was formed in 1990 and traces its roots back to 1930. Responsible for more than $15 billion in client assets, Argent Financial Group is a diversified wealth management entity providing individuals and businesses in the Southern U.S. with a broad range of services including trust administration and related services, investment management, retirement plan and charitable organization administration, mineral (oil and gas) management and financial, retirement and estate planning. For more information, visit www.argentcares.com.

About

Argent Financial Group

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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