Argent Financial Group announced today that Russell Allsup has joined its Shreveport Argent Trust office as Louisiana vice president. Allsup will report to Louisiana Market President Gary Moore and will work with Argent Financial Group Executive Vice President Dut LeBlanc in Argent Family Wealth Services, a specialized focus of Argent Trust serving the unique needs of high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families.
“Russ has broad, comprehensive experience and will serve our clients well at Argent,” said Moore. “We are fortunate to have him join our team. His outstanding previous work in Louisiana is highly respected, and our clients will benefit from his ability to provide individualized, fiduciary advice to best meet their wealth management needs.”
Before joining Argent, Allsup was with KPMG for 12 years, serving most recently as managing director of corporate tax services. His previous positions with KPMG also included senior manager and manager of corporate tax services. Allsup was responsible for, among other duties, providing income tax planning and financial reporting services to publicly traded clients, closely held businesses and high-net-worth individuals in various industries.
“I am privileged to join one of the leading, independent wealth management firms in the South and to do so in my hometown area,” said Allsup. “I look forward to advancing Argent’s mission of providing clients with in-depth, personalized, common-sense service while helping them achieve their personal and financial objectives.”
Allsup earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Southern Methodist University and his master’s of accountancy from Louisiana Tech University. He became a licensed CPA in 2011. In addition, he is chair of the Diaconate of Heritage Baptist Church in Shreveport and treasurer of the NORWELA Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
About Argent Financial Group
Argent Financial Group (Argent) is a leading, independent, fiduciary wealth management firm. Responsible for more than $35 billion in client assets, Argent provides individuals, families, businesses and institutions with a broad range of wealth management services, including trusts and estate planning, investment management, ESOPs, retirement plan administration and 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.