Argent Names Chief Development Officer

J. Aaron Jack named Chief Development Officer of the trust-based wealth management company

Contact: Brooks Campany
Argent Financial Group, Inc.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., February 20, 2018 – Kyle McDonald, CEO of Argent Financial Group, announced today that J. Aaron Jack has been named chief development officer of the trust-based wealth management company, which operates from 25 locations throughout 12 southeastern states and manages over $17 billion in client assets.

Previously, Jack served as vice president, director of development of Heritage Trust, an Oklahoma City-based trust-based wealth management firm that merged with Argent Financial Group in 2015. In his new role, he will assume responsibility for marketing, sales and business development for Argent Financial Group’s entire footprint, which encompasses Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

“In his work at Heritage Trust, AJ has demonstrated the marketing acumen that you would expect from someone with 12 years of sales and management experience at the Fortune 50 level, as he has,” McDonald said. “In his new role, the entire Argent Financial Group will benefit from his deep, nationwide experience and his commitment, shared by everyone at Argent, to the success of our clients, whose interests we always put before our own.”

Prior to returning to Oklahoma, his native state, to work with Heritage Trust, Jack spent 12 years as a sales and management executive with Pfizer, Inc. Along with winning multiple awards, he spearheaded initiatives designed to enhance leadership roles, improve diversity and inclusion and maximize employee engagement.

“I’m honored to take on this new role,” Jack said. “Argent Financial Group has grown tremendously over the last several years by acquiring some of the top trust-based wealth management firms in the south, including Heritage Trust. Today, we are responsible for over $17 billion in assets and are the largest independent, trust-based advisory firm in the South. By combining resources comparable to the nation’s largest wealth management firms with the level of personal service for which the South is known, we are poised to accomplish great things in the coming years. It is an exciting time to be part of this incredible organization and I am excited about what lies ahead for Argent and our clients.”

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) rights 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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