Argent Trust Company Appoints Janelle Palfreyman as Vice President, Trust Officer

Leading independent fiduciary wealth management firm, Argent Financial Group, announced today that Janelle Palfreyman has joined Argent Trust Company as vice president and trust officer. 

Palfreyman will be based in Austin and focus on developing and administering strategies for personal trust accounts. She will report directly to David Redding, market president for Austin. 

“We are very happy to welcome Janelle to the Argent team and to our Austin office,” said Redding. “Janelle brings more than 23 years of banking experience to our team, as well as an extraordinary focus on serving the needs of clients. We believe she will be an excellent addition.”    

“Argent has an outstanding reputation in the industry for its commitment to clients and promise to establish long-lasting relationships,” said Palfreyman. “I’m excited to be joining Argent’s team of wealth management experts.” 

Before joining Argent, Palfreyman served as vice president and senior fiduciary administrator for Wells Fargo Bank in Austin, where she administered many complex relationships and led a team of four fiduciary administrators.  

Palfreyman received her Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in leadership and management from Capella University. She also earned her Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor certification from American Bankers Association.  

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

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