Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Argent Trust appoints Michelle Canerot as trust officer

by BIZ Magazine

NEW ORLEANS – Argent Trust Company, a subsidiary of Argent Financial Group, announced today that Michelle Canerot has joined the company as a trust officer for the funeral and cemetery trust division. 

Canerot will serve Argent’s clients by assisting with trust and administration for our funeral and cemetery trust business line. She will be responsible for administering accounts for funeral and cemetery trusts as required by applicable state regulations. Canerot will report directly to Jack Hirsch, senior vice president of Funeral and Cemetery Trust Division. 

Canerot brings a wealth of experience to Argent, having previously served as a trust manager for Service Corporation International. With over 25 years as a financial executive, she has experience in accounting/finance, auditing, budgeting, contract and trust administration, software implementations, due diligence and regulatory compliance. 

“Michelle is known for her commitment to building long-lasting client relationships,” said Hirsch. “Her extensive trust expertise, combined with her project management background, will be crucial to our market.” 

Michelle is a graduate of Loyola University, holding a bachelor’s degree in business administration specializing in accounting.  

“I hold a deep appreciation for Argent’s strong southern roots, their impartial approach, and their unwavering focus on meeting the unique needs of each client,” said Canerot. “It is a true honor to join the team, and I eagerly anticipate leveraging my skills to assist the clients at Argent’s New Orleans office.” 

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