Argent Financial Group announced today that Shannon Mercer has joined the company as financial planning assistant for the Argent Advisors division in its Monroe office. Mercer will assist Trey Curtis, vice president and investment advisor, in office administration, developing client financial plans and preparing documents for analyzing data.
A Bastrop, Louisiana native, Mercer has 12 years of experience working in the banking and financial services industries. She most recently served as a wealth plan administrator at Oglesby Financial Group in Monroe. She also spent nearly five years at First National Bank of Crossett, Arkansas.
“We are excited to welcome Shannon to Argent,” said Curtis. “She is already proving to be invaluable to our team, bringing a wide range of wealth management industry experience and a fresh energy to our company.”
Mercer earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Arkansas at Monticello. During college, she was a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.
“I look forward to helping build upon the successes Argent has achieved,” said Mercer. “In just my brief time here, I noticed how everyone treats each other like family and is always acting in the best interest of every client. It’s what sets Argent apart and it’s one of the main reasons I wanted to be part of such a great company.”
About Argent Advisors
Argent Advisors is a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group (Argent), 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 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.
Securities and advisory services are offered through LPL Financial (LPL), a registered investment advisor and broker-dealer (member FINRA/SIPC). Insurance products are offered through LPL or its licensed affiliates. Investment advice offered through Argent Advisors, Inc., a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial. Argent Trust Company and Argent Investing Services are not registered as a broker-dealer or investment advisor. Registered representatives of LPL offer products and services using Argent Investing Services, and may also be employees of Argent Trust Company. These products and services are being offered through LPL or its affiliates, which are separate entities from, and not affiliates of, Argent Trust Company or Argent Investing Services. Securities and insurance offered through LPL or its affiliates are:
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