Argent Trust Company, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, announced today that Jack Hirsch has joined the company as senior vice president of funeral and cemetery trust division.
Hirsch will be responsible for overseeing all required annual regulatory reporting pertaining to deathcare and managing the investment and withdrawal of funds in accordance with state regulations. Hirsch will report directly to Mark Milton, senior vice president and institutional services manager. Milton also serves as Argent Retirement Plan Advisors president.
Hirsch joins Argent from Regions Bank, where he served as senior vice president and head of Wealth Client Solutions. In this role, Hirsch focused on delivering personal trust, corporate trust, fiduciary advisory services for employee benefit plans, custody, asset management, and specialized solutions for endowments and foundations.
“We are pleased to welcome Jack to Argent and to the Birmingham office,” said Milton. “Jack brings valuable experience to his role as senior vice president. He will be an asset to clients and a leader to our team.”
Hirsch is a graduate of South Alabama University, earning both his Bachelor of Science in business administration and accounting and his Master of Business Administration.
“Argent has a well-deserved reputation for providing customized services that prioritize meeting clients’ unique needs – while navigating the delicate and complex nature of funeral and cemetery trusts,” said Hirsch. “I’m excited to utilize my skillset and industry knowledge to serve Argent’s clients from the Birmingham office.”
About Argent Financial Group
Argent Financial Group (Argent) is a leading, independent, fiduciary wealth management firm. Responsible for more than $40 billion in client assets, Argent provides individuals, families, businesses and institutions with a broad range of wealth management services, including trust and estate planning, investment management, ESOPs, retirement plan 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.