Argent Trust Company, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret Velasquez as Business Development Officer in the San Antonio, Texas market. In her new role, Velasquez will report directly to Chief Investment Strategist Tom Stringfellow and spearhead new client outreach initiatives while strengthening existing customer relationships.
Velasquez brings an impressive 35-year career in the financial services industry, having served in various distinguished leadership positions at Frost Bank. Most recently, she held the role of Key Accounts, Sales Support Marketing Manager, and Senior Vice President of Frost Investment Advisors.
“We are very pleased to welcome Margaret to our Argent Trust family,” said Tom Stringfellow. “Her exceptional leadership skills, work ethic, and demonstrated history of delivering top-quality service in the financial services sector make her a true asset to our team. We are confident that she will play a pivotal role in driving our growth and success in the San Antonio market.”
She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Banking and Finance from the esteemed University of the Incarnate Word. Additionally, she holds the Accredited Fiduciary Investment Manager (AFIM™) designation. She is a proud member of the Association of Accredited Fiduciary Investment Managers offered by Cannon Financial Institute and the Center for Fiduciary Studies. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER CERTIFICANT ™ earned from the University of Texas at Austin.
“I am eager to join Argent in the San Antonio office,” said Velasquez. “I look forward to collaborate with this exceptional team to further enhance the remarkable service that Argent is renowned for.”
About Argent Financial Group
Argent Financial Group (Argent) is a leading, independent, fiduciary wealth management firm. Responsible for more than $40 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.