TUPELO, Miss. – June 30, 2021 – Regions Bank on Wednesday named Ashley McLellan, senior vice president and commercial relationship manager, as market executive for the bank in Tupelo, New Albany and Corinth. In this role, McLellan will use her financial knowledge and insights to serve the bank’s small-business clients and major employers across Northeast Mississippi while guiding community engagement opportunities supported by Regions associates throughout the area.
McLellan joined Regions in April 2021 from BancorpSouth where she served Commercial and Consumer clients. Prior to that, she worked as a senior sales representative at Eli Lilly and Company and in development at Vanderbilt University before joining Regions to further grow her banking career. McLellan’s strong business acumen has twice been recognized in the Mississippi Business Journal’s top 50 leading business women list.
“Regions Bank has a strong history of serving clients and communities across Northeast Mississippi,” said John Turner, President and CEO of Regions Financial Corp. “Ashley McLellan’s local experience and community commitment are helping Regions launch a new chapter in the bank’s ongoing work to support the financial needs of people, businesses and communities. Ashley’s work will focus on advancing Regions’ legacy of delivering superior customer service, deepening relationships with customers, and welcoming more people to the Regions family. We are pleased to welcome Ashley, and we look forward to her leadership for us in Tupelo and beyond.”
McLellan will focus teams from all divisions of the bank on reaching the objectives of Regions360, which is the company’s comprehensive approach to meeting customers’ needs.
Through Regions360, bankers learn the unique goals of each customer and collaborate with colleagues from Regions’ various banking departments to develop holistic solutions that are customized for individual clients.
In her new position, McLellan will also work to expand Regions’ client base in the area while proactively advancing community engagement initiatives that move the area forward. She will work with colleagues and community members to identify opportunities for the bank to make a meaningful difference through volunteer service, nonprofit support, delivering financial education, and more.
“As financial professionals, our success is tied to passion, hard work and doing the right thing for the customers we serve,” McLellan said. “My heart is invested in Tupelo, and I’m honored to serve in a leadership role for Regions and guide the collaboration of teams who are working to deliver financial services that make a real impact in the lives of our clients and the health of our community. The Tupelo spirit is strong, and I’m proud to be part of this area’s growth and development now and into the future.”
Active in the community, McLellan is president of the Association for Excellence in Education, and she serves on the board of directors for Good Samaritan Free Clinic and Take a Swing at Cancer. Additionally, she is a member of the Tupelo Junior Auxiliary and Tupelo Junior Garden Club. McLellan previously served on the board for Down on Main Concert Series. She helped co-found the Parent Teacher Organization at Early Childhood Education Center and was a member of the Jim Ingram Community Leadership Group.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $153 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, and mortgage products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates more than 1,300 banking offices and approximately 2,000 ATMs. Regions Bank is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.