STARKVILLE, Miss. – Regions Bank on Monday announced Justin Casano will serve as Golden Triangle market executive leading the company’s banking teams serving people and businesses in Columbus, West Point and Starkville.
Casano has 20 years of consumer and commercial banking experience, including 18 years with Regions. He began his career with Regions in 2003 and began leading teams in Columbus and West Point two years later. His appointment as Golden Triangle market executive reflects an expanded role to include the Starkville market and surrounding areas.
In his new position, Casano will leverage his expertise and local-market insights to expand Regions’ client base while proactively advancing community engagement initiatives that move the area forward.
“Regions Bank has a long history of serving people and businesses in the Golden Triangle, and with two decades of local experience, we know Justin’s dedication and insights will help us build on our commitment to Northeast Mississippi,” said John Turner, President and CEO of Regions Financial Corp. “His expanded role in Starkville will deepen our relationships with customers while connecting with community partners in new ways to help move the entire region forward.”
As market executive, Casano will work with leaders from across Regions’ business groups to help their teams deliver Regions360, the bank’s comprehensive approach to meeting customers’ needs.
Through Regions360, bankers get to know the unique needs of clients and collaborate with colleagues in Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking, Mortgage Banking, Wealth Management, and other business groups to develop holistic financial solutions.
Casano will also work with colleagues and community members to identify opportunities for the bank to advance its key priorities for community engagement. Those priorities include financial wellness, education and workforce readiness, and economic and community development.
“Regions Bank 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, businesses and communities across Northeast Mississippi,” Casano said. “I am honored to lead the collaboration of our experienced teams across the Golden Triangle and am committed to serving our customers’ unique financial needs and building on the strong foundation of community engagement we have in place here.”
Casano’s commitment to community service includes holding board positions with the Golden Triangle Development Link and the Greater Starkville Development Partnership. He serves as board co-chairman of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes District 4 and is board president of the East Oktibbeha Volunteer Fire Department. He is also a member of Sunday Local Church in Columbus.
Casano is a graduate of Mississippi State University and the Mississippi School of Banking at the University of Mississippi.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $147 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.