DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas – July 14, 2020 – Regions Bank on Tuesday announced Tyrus Sanders will serve as Dallas-Fort Worth Market Executive and Commercial Banking Leader for the Metroplex.
A financial industry veteran of 30 years, Sanders most recently served as Regions’ Small Business Administration (SBA) Director. He also led the bank’s Government and Institutional Banking group after arriving at Regions in 2004. Previously, Sanders served as a Business Banking Executive for U.S. Bank, where he led a team of more than 50 bankers across the Midwest.
“Over the last several years, Regions Bank has made significant investments in our talent, our services and our modern branch network serving Dallas, Fort Worth and the Metroplex. Tyrus Sanders has the experience, the financial insights and the dedication to community support that will help us build on these investments and enhance our legacy of service in North Texas,” said John Turner, Regions President and CEO. “Tyrus is known among our clients and throughout our company for his dedicated leadership and his commitment to excellence. As Market Executive and Commercial Banking Leader, he will continue to positively impact our customers and communities.”
Tyrus Sanders has the experience, the financial insights and the dedication to community support that will help us build on these investments and enhance our legacy of service in North Texas.
John Turner, Regions President and CEO
As Commercial Banking Leader, Sanders will guide financial services delivered by local Regions teams to a wide range of businesses and employers across the Metroplex. In addition, he will collaborate with colleagues in Regions’ Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management business groups to reach the goals of Regions360. Through Regions360, bankers throughout the company’s various departments work together to deliver holistic solutions that are custom-tailored to meet the comprehensive financial needs of individual customers and businesses.
As Market Executive, Sanders will work collaboratively with Regions’ bankers, Community Affairs representatives, and community partners to identify meaningful ways the bank can advance its community engagement priorities. Community engagement at Regions focuses on creating more inclusive prosperity, particularly in the areas of financial wellness; economic and community development; and education and workforce development.
“I believe in the value of relationships and the value of time – and giving of your time in ways that make a positive impact on the people you serve,” Sanders said. “One of the best investments a company can make is to invest in its people and make sure they have everything they need to be successful. That’s what Regions does. I believe that’s helped us succeed in growing our presence and services in North Texas. And I believe that will help us build on the community engagement we have long supported across Dallas and Fort Worth.”
In 2018, Sanders earned Regions Bank’s highest associate honor, the Better Life Award.
In a profile and video linked here, Sanders described his approach to life, to business, and to mentoring and supporting others.
Sanders is actively engaged in the Dallas-Forth Worth community. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Regions Foundation, a nonprofit initiative of Regions Bank that supports community investments. In addition, Sanders serves on the Sam Houston State University Banking School Advisory Board. He previously served on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce.
Sanders succeeds Brad Campbell as Market Executive. Campbell has transitioned to a new role as Corporate Banking Regional Executive, leading the delivery of financial services to business clients across large portions of Texas and Louisiana.
Campbell has over 12 years of North Texas banking and leadership experience with Regions, having spent over half of his banking career with the company. He joined Regions in February 2008. Earlier, he served in commercial banking roles for First Horizon/First Tennessee Bank and SouthTrust Bank.
About Regions Foundation
Regions Foundation supports community investments that positively impact the communities served by Regions Bank. The Foundation engages in a grantmaking program focused on priorities including economic and community development; education and workforce readiness; and financial wellness. The Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation funded primarily through contributions from Regions Bank.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $133 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 1,400 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.