PASCAGOULA, Miss. – July 18, 2019 – Regions Bank on Thursday announced Charles W. “Chase” Maxwell, Commercial Relationship Manager for Regions, has been promoted to serve as Market Executive for the bank in Jackson County.

Maxwell is part of a team of Regions leaders who will leverage their local experience and market insights to expand Regions’ client base along the Mississippi Gulf Coast while also taking a strategic, proactive role in addressing needs affecting Pascagoula, Ocean Springs and other communities.

Chase’s expertise, combined with the experience of our entire South Mississippi leadership team, will help Regions further strengthen its focus on this vibrant area.
John Turner, Regions President and CEO

As Market Executive, Maxwell 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. Maxwell will also continue serving as a Commercial Relationship Manager guiding Regions teams that deliver customized financial services to business clients and major employers in the area.

“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 in Pascaoula, Ocean Springs and beyond,” said John Turner, Regions President and CEO. “Chase’s expertise, combined with the experience of our entire South Mississippi leadership 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.”

Maxwell joined Regions in 2015 as a Commercial Relationship Manager in Gulfport. Before joining Regions, Maxwell worked in Mortgage and Consumer Banking roles with other financial institutions in the area. He began his banking career with AmSouth Bank, which merged with Regions in 2006. Maxwell brings more than 14 years of banking experience to his new role.

“Chase has a strong passion for excellence and making a difference in the lives of our customers and in the communities we serve,” said Greg Garraway, who leads Commercial Banking teams across the southern half of Mississippi for Regions. “That excellence will be combined with the strength of our local associates to make a measureable impact in communities across Jackson County. We have a strong team of Regions associates across South Mississippi, and I look forward to working with Chase to further grow the bank’s priorities in Pascagoula, Ocean Springs and beyond.”

Maxwell graduateed from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, Management and Finance. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Banking. Active in the community, Maxwell’s involvement includes previous roles with Leadership Jackson County and the Jackson County Mississippi Young Bankers Association. Maxwell and his family live in Ocean Springs.

“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,” Maxwell 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 across Jackson County, and I am committed to building on Regions’ strong foundation of community engagement.”

Regions’ South Mississippi leadership team also includes Market Executive Cheryl Johnson and Consumer Banking Executive John Anderson.

Regions’ South Mississippi leadership team also includes Cheryl Johnson, Market Executive for Gulfport, Biloxi, D’Iberville, Bay St. Louis and Picayune. Additionally, Johnson serves as Private Wealth Management Lending Advisor, overseeing Private Wealth lending activities for Regions across Mississippi. In these roles, Johnson leads a team of professionals who support community engagement outreach and works with clients to provide tailored financial solutions to meet individual needs.

Further, John Anderson serves as Consumer Banking Executive. Anderson and his team lead branch-banking operations at Regions locations throughout the area. 

Together, each of these leaders, across all departments, will focus their teams 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. 

About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $129 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. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at