Argent Trust Company, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, announced today that Hyder Brewster has joined the company in the role of portfolio manager, focusing on investment strategy and planning for clients.
In this role, Brewster will advise individuals, family offices, institutions and nonprofit entities on their investment needs, effective trust and estate planning and overall fiduciary goal attainment. Brewster will report to Marshall Bartlett, senior portfolio manager, and augment the experienced investment team which develops and delivers tailored investment strategies for clients run by chief investment officer John McCollum. He will work alongside Jill Nalty, New Orleans market president, and Mark Milton, senior vice president of institutional services and president of Argent retirement plan advisors.
“We are very pleased to welcome Hyder to our Argent team,” said McCollum. “Not only does he bring more than 17 years of experience with him, but he also brings his industry knowledge and passion for helping clients prepare for their financial future. He will be a valuable addition to New Orleans and the surrounding markets.”
Before joining Argent, Brewster served as an investment consultant at CAPTRUST formerly Crescent Capital Consulting. In this role, he provided clients with objective investment solutions and consultative services. Brewster has also held positions with JP Morgan Private Bank, Iberiabank and Legg Mason. His background includes working extensively with a wide range of both public and private managers along with a special interest focused on alternative strategies, including hedge funds and private equity.
“Argent stands out in client dedication by earning trust and valuing long-lasting relationships,” said Brewster. “I am excited for the opportunity to work with Argent’s team of talented professionals and to be a part of the continued growth of this well-respected company.”
Brewster earned both his Bachelor of Arts and his Master of Business Administration from Loyola University.
About Argent Financial Group
Argent Financial Group (Argent) is a leading, independent, fiduciary wealth management firm. Responsible for more than $40 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, 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. For more information, visit www.ArgentFinancial.com.