SAVANNAH, Ga. – Oct. 23, 2019 – Regions Bank on Wednesday announced Carol Coppola will serve as Market Executive for the bank in Savannah, Georgia, and coastal communities of South Carolina, including Beaufort, Bluffton, Ridgeland and Hilton Head.
Coppola is part of a team of Regions financial professionals leveraging their local experience and market insights to expand Regions’ client base while also taking a strategic, proactive role in addressing needs affecting the broader community.
As Market Executive, Coppola 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. Coppola will also serve as Commercial Relationship Manager for Regions, helping deliver financial resources and guidance to businesses and employers across the area.
Carol’s experience, combined with the dedication of our entire local team, will help Regions further strengthen its focus on this vibrant area.
John Turner, Regions President and CEO
“Regions Bank is focused on working closely with local customers and listening to the needs of our communities as we deliver financial services and community support that are designed to make a valuable difference,” said Regions President and CEO John Turner. “Carol’s experience, combined with the dedication of our entire local team, will help Regions further strengthen its focus on this vibrant area. We are committed to the success of our communities and to consistently developing new ways to serve.”
Coppola brings over 20 years of Savannah-based Commercial Banking experience to her new role at Regions. Most recently, she worked as a Commercial Banker with Ameris Bank. Previously, she served in various Commercial Banking leadership positions for SunTrust Bank. Her career has focused on supporting clients in the manufacturing, retail and service sectors, as well as government entities and nonprofit organizations.
A graduate of the University of Georgia, Coppola holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with concentrations in International Business and Finance. Active in the Savannah community, Coppola is a graduate of Leadership Savannah and Leadership Southeast Georgia. In addition, she serves in leadership roles with several organizations including the Coastal Heritage Society, Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together-Savannah, the CFO Council of Savannah, Savannah Sunrise Rotary, the Savannah Propellar Club and Junior Achievement.
As Regions’ Market Executive, Coppola will focus on reaching the objectives of Regions360, the bank’s comprehensive approach to meeting customers’ needs. Through Regions360, the company’s 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.
Regions’ local leadership team also includes David Harris, who serves as Consumer Banking Manager overseeing the company’s branch-banking operations in Savannah and southern portions of South Carolina. In addition to Commercial and Consumer Banking, Regions supports clients with Wealth Management services, Mortgage solutions and more as part of the Regions360 approach to service.
“Regions is uniquely positioned to offer the comprehensive services of a larger bank while also providing local bankers who are constantly in touch with the needs of individual customers and communities,” Coppola said. “Based on the expertise of our teams, and the resources of our company as a whole, we are able to deliver services that are tailored to meet the needs of the clients we serve. I am honored to lead the collaboration of our teams and am committed to building on Regions’ strong foundation of community engagement.”
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $128 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 approximately 1,500 banking offices and 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.