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ALAN TURNER — A strong dash of optimism

ALAN TURNER One can certainly find many opinions about the future of Jackson, and many of these are not exactly what we might think of a “sanguine.” However, there are others who are actually positive about some of the things going on in Jackson and Mississippi as a whole. One of those is newly appointed Regions Bank executive Robert Leard, ...

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Regions Bank promotes Christopher Allen Steiner in Oxford

Regions Bank has promoted Christopher Allen Steiner to the position of City President in Oxford. His responsibilities include supporting the bank’s business plan by developing new consumer and commercial banking customers. Steiner has more than eight years experience, and previously was a Business Banking Relationship Manager and a Commercial Banking Relationship Manager for Regions. He also served for five years ...

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Regions Bank Names New Members To Board of Directors for North Mississippi

Regions Bank has made two additions to its board of directors for North Mississippi: Sean P. Wessel, Chief Financial Officer for Quality Steel Corporation in Cleveland, and Henry N. “Hank” Reichle, Jr., Executive Vice President at Staplcotn in Greenwood. Before joining Quality Steel Corporation, a $120 million private company in Cleveland that manufactures commercial-sized pressure vessels, primarily propane tanks, Wessell ...

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Regions Bank Names John Harmon City President for Calhoun City/Houston, Mississippi

John Harmon has been named Regions Bank city president for Calhoun City/Houston. He is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the branch, and participating in commercial banking lending activities in north Mississippi. A banking industry veteran with more than 34 years of experience, Harmon joined the bank in 1988 and has held a number of positions during his tenure, ...

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Regions plans $23 million Hattiesburg facility, 90 more jobs

By JACK WEATHERLY Regions Bank announced Monday that it will build a 75,000-square-foot operations center in Hattiesburg at a cost of $23 million and add 90 jobs. The facility will accommodate employees now working in three locations in downtown Hattiesburg, the bank said in a news release. Birmingham-based Regions Financial Corp. is by far the largest bank operating in Mississippi, ...

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Regions promotes Wallace

Christopher A. Wallace has been promoted to Vice President, SBA Lending Specialist, at Regions Bank.  He serves as a liaison and partner with the bank’s relationship managers throughout the state to help facilitate Small Business Administration loans and other customer needs. A banking industry veteran with more than 15 years of experience, Wallace has held a number of positions within ...

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MARK BLACKWELL — Accessing retirement funds

For many, finally achieving retirement signifies passing from years of toil and diligence to a more carefree lifestyle.  When it comes to making the most of your money, though, your retirement celebration may mark the end of some considerations, but it marks the beginning of many more.  Managing the allocation of your investment accounts and having a plan to minimize ...

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Regions, Trustmark in annual rivalry for Mississippi’s deposits

By TED CARTER Nearly one out of every three Mississippians park their money at either Regions Bank or Trustmark National Bank, a trend that goes back more than 10 years, FDIC figures show. Together, the two banks accounted for about $14 billion of the state’s total bank deposits of $49.6 billion from June 30, 2014 through June 30 of this year. ...

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MARK BLACKWELL — Business succession planning cannot wait

According to a Wells Fargo/Gallup survey of small-business owners, they work an average of 52 hours each week, over 30 percent more than a full-time employee.  More than half of these entrepreneurs have gone without a paycheck at some point to keep their company’s doors open.  They make these sacrifices because they know that a great idea, a strong business ...

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(VIDEO) ALAN TURNER — Regions Bank knocks one out of the park

Regions Bank has just been recognized as the No. 1 bank in the United States in the Banking Reputation Rankings, which are published by the Reputation Institute and American Banker Magazine.  That’s a definite home run for the regional bank, especially when compared with where things stood in the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009. I met ...

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