Our History

Beatriz (Betty) Manetta is the Founder, President & CEO of Argent Associates, Inc. Argent Associates is an award-winning technology supply chain systems integrator. Beatriz (Betty) Manetta, CEO of Argent Associates, founded the business in 1998 as a Value-Added Reseller (VAR) primarily focused on the telecommunications industry. This award-winning technology company has evolved into a multi-million-dollar corporation, delivering technology development, supply chain innovation, cloud-based software solutions, Internet of Things (IoT) applications, public safety enhancement solutions and much more.

1998 – At inception, Argent focused on new technology reselling and distribution services.  We warehouse and distribute an array of IP-based network and security technologies for enterprise and government customers.  We also distribute wireless and wireline technologies to telecom service providers.

2004 — Argent expanded its services to include end-of-life cycle reverse logistics, which added the removal, refurbishing and reselling of decommissioned technologies and materials. Argent’s systems were expanded to include vendor-managed inventory and asset chain of custody tracking.  The company also expanded into energy management and green energy solutions.

2007 — Argent created ProArgent (now a separate and distinct certified DBE company). ProArgent focused on integration services in support of various customers’ technology network deployments.  Argent Engineers and technicians engineer and install LAN/WAN and In-building Wireless networks. They also provide supporting services, including network performance analysis, security assessment, server and storage configuration, DC Power Systems, WiFi, Small Cell and Distributed Antenna Systems infrastructures.

2011 — Argent organized its software and research and automation, cloud-based Internet-of-Things platforms, Quality-as-a-Service (QaaS) Platform, custom eCommerce Platforms, drone surveillance systems and new ecosystems development.

2015 – Argent was issued two patents for its new product and service market introductions.

2018 – Argent Associates is celebrating its 20th year and continues to provide leading-edge smart technology solutions and continues to grow with the evolving technology market and bring positive impact to the communities in which we operate.