BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Regions Financial Corp. Chief Credit Officer Barb Godin has been named one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking by American Banker magazine. The annual ranking recognizes the most influential female leaders in the banking industry for their professional achievements, personal tenacity, and influence. Honorees will be recognized at an awards dinner and featured in the October 2016 issue of American Banker magazine. “I want to personally congratulate Barb on this well-deserved honor. Her commitment to transparency, sound risk management and focus on doing the right thing for our customers is evident to all who work with her,” said Matt Lusco, Chief Risk Officer for Regions Financial. “Just as importantly, Barb continuously looks for opportunities to recognize the contributions of Regions associates at all levels of the company and encourage the professional and personal growth of others, which positions our company well for the future.” Godin joined Regions Financial in 2003 and has more than 40 years of experience in financial services. She was appointed Chief Credit Officer in August 2010 and named to the Regions Operating Committee. Godin’s responsibilities include overseeing credit policy, credit administration and problem asset management for Regions Bank. Godin has previously been named one of American Banker magazine’s 25 Women to Watch. More information about the award, along with a leadership profile of Godin, is available on the American Banker magazine web site.