LOUIS, Mo. – Jan. 9, 2019 – Regions Bank on Wednesday announced Michael Dennis will serve as Consumer Banking Executive for its Midwest territory.
As Consumer Banking Executive, Dennis will lead Regions’ branch network serving customers across the bank’s Greater St. Louis, Central Illinois, Iowa and Indiana markets. Dennis and his teams will focus on consistently reaching the objectives of Regions360. Through Regions360, the company’s bankers take the time to have in-depth conversations with customers, learn their unique goals, and collaborate with colleagues from Regions’ various banking departments to develop holistic solutions that are customized for individual clients.
“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 in our communities,” Dennis 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.”
Regions has recently modernized and expanded its branch network in Greater St. Louis, with new or renovated locations in communities including Florissant, St. Peters, Clayton, St. Ann, University City, Lake St. Louis, Jennings and more.
“At Regions, we are 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 St. Louis and across the Midwest,” said Michelle Walters, Consumer Banking Regional Executive for Regions. “Mike’s expertise, combined with the experience of our entire St. Louis 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.”
Dennis joined AmSouth Bank, a predecessor to Regions, in 1997. He served as a branch manager and was later promoted to group sales manager. Dennis returned to Regions in 2013 following roles with RBC Bank and PNC Bank. Most recently, he served as consumer banking manager for Regions’ South Alabama territory.
Dennis joins Regions’ experienced Greater St. Louis leadership team, which includes Market Executive Mike Hart, Commercial Banking Leader Scott Hartwig and Private Wealth Management Executive John Lynn.
As Greater St. Louis Market Executive, Hart provides strategic direction for the bank’s Regions360 collaboration across all departments. Further, he works 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. Hart also serves as Commercial Banking Executive for the bank’s Midwest territory, which includes Missouri, Iowa, Arkansas, Illinois and Indiana.
Hartwig joined Regions in 2014 following roles with Enterprise Bank and Trust and Bank of America. Hartwig leads a team of 11 Commercial Relationship Managers dedicated to providing an extensive variety of financial solutions to large companies and major employers throughout the bank’s Missouri and Southern Illinois markets.
Lynn serves as Private Wealth Management Executive for a team of 27 investment professionals throughout the bank’s Missouri, Illinois and Iowa markets. A financial services industry veteran of 25 years, Lynn joined Regions in 2015. Lynn and his team deliver tailored investment advice and market insights to Regions clients.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $125 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 www.regions.com.