Argent Hires New SVP And Business Development Officer
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- - Argent Financial Group and its subsidiary Argent Trust Company, are pleased to announce the addition of Paul E. Oberst as Senior Vice President and Business Development Officer.
In his new position Oberst will work with our current Louisville office to manage and develop relationships with prospective and current clients. Oberst has over 20 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry serving the needs of clients in the Louisville market. A native of Louisville, KY, Oberst holds a Bachelor Degree in Liberal Arts(In Finance) from Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky.
Oberst is very active in the Louisville community serving on several boards, including currently the Treasurer of the Children's Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees.
Oberst joins a seasoned team of money managers in Argent's Louisville office. Nicole Jacobsen-Nally manages the office as Senior Vice President and Trust Officer. In her role with Argent Trust, she manages client relationships with individuals and institutions. Jacobsen-Nally has served clients for 25 years in a similar capacity with other Louisville trust and financial services entities.
Elaine R. Crowdus serves Argent Trust as Assistant Vice President and Trust Officer. Crowdus will provide administrative support to clients as she has done for over 32 years in the financial services industry locally.
Argent's Louisville team also includes Frank Hosse, Senior Investment Strategist for Argent Sector Capital Management, LLC and Howard Safer, CEO of Argent Trust. Hosse and Safer have provided portfolio management services to Louisville area clients in conjunction with Jacobsen-Nally for the last 10 years. They have been recognized as one of Worth magazine's "Best Financial Advisors" and one of the Top Five National "Most Innovative Investment Professionals" by Ticker magazine.
"Argent Trust is committed to employing highly qualified professionals to serve clients on a local basis. We are excited that Paul decided to join our Argent Trust team" said Kyle McDonald, CEO of Argent Financial Group and chairman of Argent Trust Company.
"This team continues Argent's success with local client-focused service supported by the resources of a regional wealth management firm" added McDonald.
About Argent Financial Group
Argent Financial Group, domiciled in Ruston, Louisiana, was formed in 1990 and traces its roots back to 1930. Responsible for more than $4.3 billion in client assets, Argent Financial Group is a diversified financial services entity providing individuals and businesses in the mid-South with a broad range of financial services including trust administration and related services, investment management, retirement plan and charitable organization administration, mineral (oil and gas) management, financial, retirement and estate planning. For more information, visit www.argentmoney.com.
Media Contact: Brooks McDonald Argent Financial Group, 615.385.2345, firstname.lastname@example.org
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