Argent Trust Welcomes New Member to Institutional Services Team

Linde Murphy to join as managing director

Contact: Brooks Campany
Argent Financial Group, Inc.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (April 5, 2018) – Argent Institutional Services, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, has announced the addition of Linde Murphy, CRCPTM as managing director.  Linde will work from the company’s San Antonio office.

In her new role, Murphy will lead Argent’s institutional client service and development in the southwestern part of the company’s southern footprint.

Murphy is a graduate of American University, Washington, D.C. where she received a bachelor’s degree with honors in International Business.  Prior to joining Argent, Murphy served as chief operating officer and chief compliance officer for M.E. Allison & Company in San Antonio.

“Linde’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge makes her a key addition to Argent.  We are thrilled to add someone of Linde’s caliber to fulfill this leadership role,” said Lucius McGehee, President of Argent Institutional Services.

“Argent is committed to employing highly qualified professionals who are willing to listen first so that we can best understand and serve clients. I am grateful Argent is able to continue to attract exceptionally talented individuals such as Linde,” added Kyle McDonald, CEO of Argent Financial Group.

“I’m honored to lead the expansion of such a superb company that is committed to providing the highest level of service for customers,” said Linde.

About Argent Financial Group
Argent Financial Group, domiciled in Ruston, Louisiana, was formed in 1990 and traces its roots to 1930. Responsible for more than $17 billion in client assets, Argent Financial Group 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.  For more information, visit


Argent Financial Group

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2020, 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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