Jill Knight Nalty Joins Argent Trust Company as Business Development Officer in New Orleans Office

Contact: Brooks Campany, Argent Financial Group, Inc.
bcampany@argentfinancial.com  |  318-243-4275

Jill Knight Nalty

RUSTON, Louisiana, Feb. 4, 2019 – Argent Trust Company announced today that Jill Knight Nalty has joined the company as business development officer in its New Orleans office. She will report to Market President Kevin Reed.

As business development officer, Nalty will be responsible for new client outreach and strengthening current customer relationships.

Nalty has 13 years of banking experience in New Orleans having served the banking community at Hibernia National Bank and First Commerce Corporation. She has spent her most recent decades in fundraising efforts in the nonprofit sector in the New Orleans community. In particular, she has worked with Children’s Hospital, Ochsner Pediatrics, Junior Achievement, and the Audubon Institute. She currently serves on the Board of Baptist Community Ministries and has served on the boards of the Edward G. Schlieder Educational Foundation, the Junior League of New Orleans, and the Young Leadership Council. In addition, she has been involved with a number of New Orleans activist groups such as Women of the Storm, Katrina Krewe, Girls on the Run, and Heart of Passion.

Earlier in her career, Nalty worked for more than a decade in the New Orleans banking industry, holding positions at Hibernia National Bank, First National Bank of Commerce and Whitney National Bank.

“We’re delighted to have Jill lead our New Orleans team’s efforts to grow our fiduciary wealth management business in southern Louisiana,” said Reed. “Her combined experience in the banking and nonprofit sectors gives her the ideal background to understand the needs of our clients and work knowledgeably on their behalf.”

Nalty received her master’s of business administration from the University of New Orleans and a bachelor’s degree in business from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

“Argent is poised to grow even more in its home state of Louisiana,” said Nalty. “Argent has called northern Louisiana home since 1991, and I look forward to building its presence here on the Gulf Coast. I’ve lived in New Orleans since the early 1990s and have been active in all aspects of the financial business community that enrich this great city. I’m excited to apply my talents at Argent to help clients achieve their financial goals.”

About Argent Trust Company
Argent Trust Company is a division of Argent Financial Group (AFG), a leading independent fiduciary wealth management firm. Responsible for $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. Argent Financial Group is the only financial services company in Louisiana to make the prestigious list. 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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