OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA, February 14, 2017 – Argent Financial Group, Inc. has announced the promotion of David Luke to President of Argent Mineral Management, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary. Luke was named Managing Director of Heritage Mineral Management in 2014, and he led the group through its combination with Argent Property Services in 2016.
Luke played a vital role in combining and renaming Argent Mineral Management and the entity has seen substantial growth under his leadership. In addition to his management role, he will continue to foster client relationships by providing industry analysis, negotiation, decision making, and financial oversight for mineral owners. Argent Mineral Management has offices in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Southlake and San Antonio, Texas, and Ruston and Shreveport, Louisiana. The firm’s team manages more than 2 million acres of mineral interests across 29 states.
“Argent Mineral Management is committed to employing highly qualified professionals who are willing to listen first so that we can best understand and serve our clients. David has demonstrated these qualities which have resulted in his attracting a large client base to Argent. We are pleased that he will be leading our Mineral Management group” said Kyle McDonald, CEO of Argent Financial Group.
“We are committed to growing our mineral management group. The promotion of David to President was an easy decision as he is a natural leader to our seasoned team and exemplifies the standard we hold for client service,” added Bond Payne, Vice Chairman of Argent Financial Group and chairman of Heritage Wealth Management. “I am grateful we were able to promote the best in class talent.”
“I am extremely excited for the future of Argent Mineral Management and its offerings, especially as we continue into a historic period in North American energy development,” says Luke. “The strength of this organization is its team, which has experience based in the oil and gas business and is located throughout the heart of America’s energy belt. I’m certainly appreciative of the opportunity.”
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 $14.5 billion in client assets, Argent Financial Group provides individuals, institutions and businesses with a broad range of wealth management services including trust administration and related services, investment management, family office services, retirement plan and charitable organization administration, mineral (oil and gas) management, and financial, retirement and estate planning. For more information, visit www.ArgentFinancial.com.