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Aarin Alford

Aarin Alford

Director of Human Resources & Professional Development
Ruston

Aarin joined Argent in 2005 and serves as Director of Human Resources and Professional Development. In this role, Aarin is responsible for oversite of our employee benefits program, designing and executing professional development plans, onboarding and orienting every...

Charles R. Dudley II

Charles R. Dudley II

Vice President
Hot Springs

Chuck joined Argent in 1996 and works with banks and small business to design solutions for management succession, executive benefit plans and supplemental retirement plans. In addition, he works with individuals to create supplemental retirement plans and help them...

Daniel Taylor, CPA

Daniel Taylor, CPA

Chief Accounting Officer
Ruston

Daniel joined Argent in 2005. He is the Chief Accounting Officer for Argent Financial Group and all of the subsidiaries.  In this role, Daniel is responsible for financial statement reporting to higher management, overseeing daily accounting operations and back office...

Dut LeBlanc

Dut LeBlanc

Executive Vice President
Shreveport

Dut joined Argent following his retirement from multinational accounting firm KPMG in 2019 after spending 40 years there. With Argent, Dut leads the company’s services for high net worth and ultra high net worth clients through the company’s Argent Family Wealth...

J. Aaron Jack

J. Aaron Jack

Chief Development Officer, Argent Financial Group

Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Trust Company
Oklahoma City

Aaron “A.J.” Jack joined Heritage Trust Company, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, in 2013. He spent five years as Vice President, Director of Development and Marketing, before being named Chief Development Officer in 2018 and assuming responsibility of...

Jodi Penn Rives

Jodi Penn Rives

Business Development Officer
Oxford

Jodi is responsible for new client outreach and strengthening current customer relationships in Argent's Shreveport, Louisiana and Oxford, Mississippi markets. Prior to joining Argent in 2019, Jodi was business development director for Heard, McElroy & Vestal, the...

Kyle McDonald

Kyle McDonald

Chief Executive Officer
Ruston

As its founder, Kyle has served as the only Chief Executive Officer of Argent Financial Group and its predecessor since May 1990. In that role, he is involved in the management of all Argent entities and responsible for strategic direction planning for Argent. Prior...

Laurie Parks, CPA

Laurie Parks, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
Ruston

Laurie joined Argent full time in 2005. Before 2005, Argent’s leadership team recruited Laurie to do some consulting work for the firm. After successfully completing various projects for Argent, our leadership team hired her as our full time Chief Financial Officer. A...

Ryan Griep

Ryan Griep

Chief Information Officer
Ruston

Ryan joined Argent in 2000. As Argent’s Chief Information Officer, Ryan is responsible for the computer systems, applications and network that support Argent Financial Group’s strategic goals. He oversees and monitors all approved technology projects along with...

Sarah Warren

Sarah Warren

Director of Marketing
Ruston

As Director of Marketing, Sarah works closely with Argent's leadership and management to oversee the development and implementation of marketing and branding strategies, including sales support, internal and external communications and employee engagement. Prior to...

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