KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – September 16, 2021 – Regions Bank announced Thursday Doug Howard has been promoted to lead the Regions Investment Solutions team for East Tennessee and North Carolina as senior vice president and area investment executive.
Howard brings extensive investment and operational experience focused on supporting the investment needs and financial goals of personal and business clients. Based in Knoxville, he will oversee a team of financial advisors and licensed branch bankers for Investment Solutions clients across East Tennessee and North Carolina.
“Doug’s background with our Investment Solutions group positions him to lead our financial advisors to cultivate long-term relationships with clients centered on delivering outstanding service and financial plans that are customized to their needs and goals,” said Alex Sarafianos, Investment Solutions regional manager. “We believe his experience will benefit our current clients across the region and also help reach new clients through the insights and experience that Regions Investment Solutions associates offer across our team as we help clients build, protect and preserve their financial assets to meet their specific goals.”
Howard joined Regions Bank in 2012 as a priority banker in Birmingham, Alabama. He most recently served as client services manager for Regions Investment Solutions. He began his banking career as a financial analyst with Edward Jones. His career includes time as a financial specialist with Wells Fargo and as a producer with The Resource Insurance Group.
Howard holds a bachelor’s degree from Troy University in Troy, Alabama.
Regions Investment Solutions provides comprehensive investment services for personal and business customers through dedicated financial advisors and licensed branch bankers.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $156 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.
Regions Investment Solutions is a marketing name of Cetera Investment Services. Securities and insurance products are offered through Cetera Investment Services LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services are offered through Cetera Investment Advisers LLC. Neither Cetera Investment Services nor Cetera Investment Advisers is an affiliate of Regions Bank.
Individuals affiliated with Cetera firms are either Registered Representatives who offer only brokerage services and receive transaction-based compensation (commissions), Investment Adviser Representatives who offer only investment advisory services and receive fees based on assets, or both Registered Representatives and Investment Adviser Representatives, who can offer both types of services.