Contact: Brooks M. Campany, Director of Recruiting, Engagement & Culture
Argent Financial Group | 662.550.4751
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, June 19, 2019 – Argent Trust Company announced today that Mollie Seymour has been promoted to Birmingham market president. She will continue to report to Argent Trust Company President Ken Alderman and be responsible for directing and managing all fiduciary activity for the Birmingham team.
With 14 years of experience in the trust industry, Seymour came to Argent from Regions Private Wealth Management in Birmingham, where she was vice president and trust adviser. She joined Argent in 2018 as senior vice president and trust officer in the Birmingham office, where she worked closely with individuals, families and endowments.
“We’re so pleased to name Mollie as Birmingham market president,” Alderman said. “Throughout her time at Argent, Mollie has proven that she has all the attributes needed to thrive in this position. Her interpersonal skills combined with her in-depth knowledge of our industry will allow her to continue leading our growing team in a positive direction.”
“I could not be more grateful for this opportunity,” said Seymour. “As a long-time resident of Birmingham, I am passionate about this city and our community. I look forward to continue spearheading an incredible team of talented individuals who provide exceptional fiduciary service to our clients.”
Seymour received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Mississippi in Oxford. She is also a graduate of the American Bankers Association’s National Graduate Trust School. Her industry memberships include the Estate Planning Council of Birmingham and the Alabama Association of Charitable Gift Planners.
Seymour will lead a Birmingham office team, that in less than three years, has grown from two to 20 team members.
One of the newest front office staff additions is Tripp Martin as trust administrative assistant. Martin will report to Seymour and be responsible for acting as a liaison between clients and trust officers, while fostering positive client relations. He joins the front office from the operations team, where he spent eight months as an operations trust specialist, focusing on settlements and income. Prior to Argent, Tripp served as a financial advisor with Pittman Financial Partners, where he was a licensed life and health insurance agent and investment advisor.
Martin received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Samford University in Homewood, Alabama.
About Argent Trust Company
Argent Trust Company is a division of Argent Financial Group (AFG), a leading independent fiduciary wealth management firm. Responsible for more than $20 billion in client assets, AFG provides individuals, families, institutions and businesses with a broad range of wealth management services including trust administration and related services, investment management, family office services, retirement plan and charitable organization administration, mineral (oil and gas) management, and financial, retirement and estate planning. Argent recently won a bronze Stevie award in the Fastest Growing Company category from the 17th Annual American Business Awards®. For more information, visit www.ArgentFinancial.com.