David Thibodeaux and Dominique Richard Join Argent As Trust Officers

Contact: Sarah Warren, Argent Financial Group, Inc.
swarren@argentfinancial.com  |  318.251.5812

Dominique Richard

David Thibodeaux

RUSTON, Louisiana, Mar. 13, 2019 – Argent Trust Company announced today that David Thibodeaux and Dominique Richard have joined the company as trust officers. Both will be based in Baton Rouge and report to Argent Trust’s Louisiana Market President Gary Moore.

A native of Houma, Thibodeaux spent the past 18 years as vice president and trust officer with J.P. Morgan Private Bank, where he managed more than 150 client relationships and specialized in in trust and estate administration with emphasis on Louisiana trust laws, as well as comprehensive investment management strategies.

Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Richard began her career in trust management after graduating from Louisiana State University. She spent the past 11 years as associate trust and trust administrator with J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Baton Rouge where she was responsible for providing direction and support to more than 200 fiduciary client relationships.

“Choosing individuals to lead Argent in a new location is among the most important decisions we make,” said Moore. “I am confident that Dominique and David are the perfect individuals for the job. They have both proven themselves as industry leaders in the region and I am excited to see how our clients benefit from their combined knowledge and expertise.”

“Argent’s mission to protect, manage and grow wealth closely parallels what I have strived to accomplish for my clients for the past 30 years in my trust and estate practice,” said Thibodeaux. “With Argent, I am now proud to offer clients an even more diverse portfolio of services and strategies to help achieve their personal goals.”

“I have a great appreciation for Argent’s southern roots, unbiased approach and focus on clients’ individual needs, and am honored to join the team,” said Richard. “I look forward to nurturing the company’s fiduciary core values, while establishing long-standing relationships in the Baton Rouge community.”

About Argent Trust Company
Argent Trust Company is a division of Argent Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), a leading independent fiduciary wealth management firm. Responsible for more than $19 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. The company was also recently named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. For more information, visit www.argentcares.com.


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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