NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Feb. 27, 2020 – Regions Bank on Thursday announced the addition of Lethia Mann as Vice President and Community Development Manager serving its Middle and East Tennessee and North Carolina markets.
In this role, Mann will oversee the bank’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) compliance efforts. Mann will also advise market leadership on community development initiatives and work to identify and foster economic partnership opportunities in the areas of financial education, affordable housing, small business development and neighborhood revitalization.
“Lethia’s small-business lending expertise and the relationships she’s built in Nashville during her career make her a natural fit for the role of Community Development Manager,” said Latrisha Jemison, Regional Community Development and Partnerships Manager for Regions Bank. “Her proven track record in partnering with businesses and community agencies goes hand in hand with our vision for growth. We’re pleased to welcome her to our Community Development team.”
Mann brings over 18 years of banking, community development and nonprofit management experience to the role. Prior to joining Regions, Mann was Vice President and Community Development Manager with First Tennessee Bank. She also served as Vice President with the Nashville Minority Loan Fund for 12 years.
“Regions has demonstrated its commitment to elevating communities through a variety of partnerships and investments,” said Mann. “The company’s values and culture encourage associates to contribute their time to teach financial education courses and work alongside small businesses to help advance our economic growth.”
A native of Nashville, Mann earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University. She is a graduate of Whites Creek High School. She is actively engaged in the community, currently serving as board chair of Residential Resources, Inc. and as a board member with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville. Mann is also a commissioner for Metropolitan Nashville and part of the Davidson County Human Relations Commission, as well as serving as an advisory board member of Dismas, Inc. and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.