Argent Trust Company has named Deanna Rankin chief compliance officer. In this role, Rankin will oversee all regulatory compliance issues for the company and report to Chief Operating Officer Charles Wade.

Rankin is a Certified Fiduciary and Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS) with more than 30 years of industry experience, including 29 years at Frost Bank, where she most recently was head of fiduciary audit.

Responsible for $19 billion in client assets, Argent Financial Group provides individuals, families, institutions, and businesses with a broad range of wealth management services.