Argent Trust Company

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Argent Trust Overview

Preserving Your Wealth

Argent Trust Company is Argent Financial Group’s flagship subsidiary. For over 30 years, we have helped individuals, families, businesses, and institutions ensure their legacy and safeguard their wealth through trust administration and estate planning, investment management, and other fiduciary services. 

We operate under a Tennessee-domiciled trust charter so that our clients may benefit from Tennessee’s very advantageous trust laws. Tennessee is a friendly state to trusts because of its favorable tax laws and other asset protection legislation available to anyone in the U.S. as long as a qualified trustee is a resident of Tennessee or part of a Tennessee-based trust institution, such as Argent. Visit our blog to read more about the benefits of a Tennessee trust.

Argent is Tennessee’s largest state-chartered independent trust company.

 

We provide the following services:

Professional Trust Management
Wealth Management
Investment Management
Employee Stock Ownership Plans
Retirement Plan Administration
Retirement Plan Consulting
Funeral and Cemetery Trust Services
Governmental Services
Philanthropic Services

Argent Trust Company Services

Trusts & Estate Planning

A broad spectrum of Trust strategies available to provide long-term financial stability and growth for your financial legacy.

Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Premier trustee and special fiduciary services for employee stock ownership plans across the United States.

Funeral & Cemetery Trusts

A dedicated business unit focused solely on serving the deathcare businesses across the U.S. with funeral and cemetery trust needs.

Governmental Services

Administrative and investment expertise serving governments and municipal bodies in managing complex public finances.

Locations

Atlanta

1100 Abernathy Road 500 Northpark Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30328

PH: (855) 504-1376

Austin

3508 Far West Blvd. Ste 375, Austin, TX 78731

PH: (512) 524-2300

Baton Rouge

4224 Bluebonnet Blvd. Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70809

PH: (225) 372-1903

Beaumont

6280 Delaware Suite B, Beaumont, TX 77706

PH: (409) 866-6280

Birmingham

600 University Park Place Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35209

PH: (205) 730-5100

Charlotte

11020 David Taylor Drive Suite 430, Charlotte, NC 28262

PH: (980) 224-4772

Corpus Christi

800 North Shoreline Blvd. Suite 1701 S, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

PH: (361) 881-8222

Dallas

3838 Oak Lawn Avenue Suite 1715, Dallas, Texas 75219

PH: (469) 708-3110

Fort Worth

4200 S. Hulen Street Suite 217, Fort Worth, TX 76109

PH: (817) 502-3586

Greenville

15 South Main Street Suite 901, Greenville, SC 29601

PH: (864) 271-3422

Lake Charles

1400 Market Street Suite 1A, Lake Charles, LA 70601

PH: (337) 436-2966

Louisville

462 South Fourth Street Suite 1200, Louisville, KY 40202

PH: (502) 569-7400

Memphis - Argent

6075 Poplar Avenue Suite 702, Memphis, TN 38119

PH: (901) 767-3103

Nashville

3102 West End Avenue Suite 775, Nashville, TN 37203

PH: (615) 385-2345

New Orleans

201 St. Charles Ave. Suite 2420, New Orleans, LA 70170

PH: (504) 291-8800

Orwigsburg

131 West Market Street Suite 1, Orwigsburg, PA 17961

PH: (570) 621-8070

Oxford

613 South Lamar, Oxford, MS 38655

PH: (662) 550-4751

Ridgeland

1063 Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, MS 39157

PH: (601) 707-0008

Ruston

500 E Reynolds Dr., Ruston, LA 71270

PH: (318) 251-5800

San Antonio

755 East Mulberry Suite 400, San Antonio, TX 78212

PH: (210) 352-2410

Shreveport

333 Texas Street Suite 699, Shreveport, LA 71101

PH: (318) 588-6500

Wilmington

2602 Iron Gate Drive Suite 202, Wilmington, NC 28412

PH: (910) 550-0526

Atlanta

1100 Abernathy Road 500 Northpark Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30328

(855) 504-1376

Austin

3508 Far West Blvd. Ste 375, Austin, TX 78731

(512) 524-2300

Baton Rouge

4224 Bluebonnet Blvd. Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70809

(225) 372-1903

Beaumont

6280 Delaware Suite B, Beaumont, TX 77706

(409) 866-6280

Birmingham

600 University Park Place Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35209

(205) 730-5100

Charlotte

11020 David Taylor Drive Suite 430, Charlotte, NC 28262

(980) 224-4772

Corpus Christi

800 North Shoreline Blvd. Suite 1701 S, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

(361) 881-8222

Dallas

3838 Oak Lawn Avenue Suite 1715, Dallas, Texas 75219

(469) 708-3110

Fort Worth

4200 S. Hulen Street Suite 217, Fort Worth, TX 76109

(817) 502-3586

Greenville

15 South Main Street Suite 901, Greenville, SC 29601

(864) 271-3422

Lake Charles

1400 Market Street Suite 1A, Lake Charles, LA 70601

(337) 436-2966

Louisville

462 South Fourth Street Suite 1200, Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 569-7400

Memphis - Argent

6075 Poplar Avenue Suite 702, Memphis, TN 38119

(901) 767-3103

Nashville

3102 West End Avenue Suite 775, Nashville, TN 37203

(615) 385-2345

New Orleans

201 St. Charles Ave. Suite 2420, New Orleans, LA 70170

(504) 291-8800

Orwigsburg

131 West Market Street Suite 1, Orwigsburg, PA 17961

(570) 621-8070

Oxford

613 South Lamar, Oxford, MS 38655

(662) 550-4751

Ridgeland

1063 Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, MS 39157

(601) 707-0008

Ruston

500 E Reynolds Dr., Ruston, LA 71270

(318) 251-5800

San Antonio

755 East Mulberry Suite 400, San Antonio, TX 78212

(210) 352-2410

Shreveport

333 Texas Street Suite 699, Shreveport, LA 71101

(318) 588-6500

Wilmington

2602 Iron Gate Drive Suite 202, Wilmington, NC 28412

(910) 550-0526

Our Team

David W. Russell, CFP®, CSA®

David W. Russell, CFP®, CSA®

Vice President, Trust Officer
Ridgeland

David is a vice president and trust officer with our Ridgeland, MS office, serving the Jackson metropolitan market. He has been providing financial advice to individuals, families, and institutions since 1984. At 24 years of age, David took an interest in the...

Debbee Gordon

Debbee Gordon

Trust Officer
Greenville

Debbee serves as trust officer and trust administrator in our Greenville office and has over 30 years of experience in trust services. Debbee has a BA from the University of South Carolina and attended Southeastern Trust School at Campbell University. She is a member...

Debbie Holmes

Debbie Holmes

Vice President, Trust Officer
Ruston

Debbie joined Argent in February of 1992. As Vice President and Trust officer, she oversees and administers funeral and cemetery trust accounts.

Dominique Richard

Dominique Richard

Trust Officer
Baton Rouge

Dominique, who joined Argent in 2019, works as a Trust Officer serving clients in Louisiana.  Argent opened a brand-new Baton Rouge office location at the beginning of 2019, giving the Ruston-based financial services group a presence in 31 markets across 12 Southern...

Drew Davis, CIMA

Drew Davis, CIMA

Portfolio Manager
Shreveport

Drew joined Argent in 2015. In his role as Portfolio Manager, Drew is responsible for the investment oversight of trusts, private wealth, employee benefits plans, and foundation accounts for Argent Trust. His other responsibilities include assisting in the management...

Frank Hosse

Frank Hosse

Director of Investments
Nashville

Frank is the Director of Investments for Argent Trust Company. Frank leads the portfolio management process for Argent Trust in our Nashville and Louisville offices. Leveraging his years of experience in research and asset management, Frank works to identify global...

Gary A. Moore

Gary A. Moore

Market President- Louisiana
Shreveport

Gary joined Argent in 1998. As Market President of Louisiana for Argent Trust Company,  Gary has responsibility for management of Argent staff involved in administration, relationship development and client servicing including business line managers and regional...

Glenda Grigsby

Glenda Grigsby

Assistant Vice President, Trust Officer
Shreveport

Glenda joined Argent in early 2015 with almost 40 years of experience. In her role as Assistant Trust Officer, Glenda focuses on serving our retirement services relationships while also cultivating new relationships. She provides employee enrollment and educational...

Glenn Gunnels

Glenn Gunnels

Senior Vice President, Fiduciary Consultant
Atlanta

As part of Argent’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) team, Glenn is responsible for managing employee benefits programs, executive compensation matters and a variety of other business transaction services. Glenn has more than 20 years of experience providing ESOP,...

Heather Webb, J.D., CPA

Heather Webb, J.D., CPA

Vice President, Trust Officer
San Antonio

Heather Webb serves as Vice President and Trust Officer Argent Trust Company in our San Antonio office. Ms. Webb joined the company in 2015 and is responsible for managing client relationships as well as business development. She is a licensed attorney who is Board...

Howard Safer

Howard Safer

Vice Chairman, Argent Trust Company
Nashville

Howard joined Argent Trust Company in April 2012 as Chief Executive Officer and was named Vice Chairman in 2020. He serves families providing trust, investment, estate and family office services. Howard has more than three decades of experience. Prior to joining...

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