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Economic crisis gave Metropolitan Bank the opportunities it needed

>> Gabardi’s idea was to cultivate a niche space in which Metropolitan’s bankers would compete against other bankers — not other banks As the sky seemed to be falling on the nation’s banking sector in 2008, veteran banker Curt Gabardi and his “Band of Bankers” executive corps decided there may never be a better time to start a bank. Out ...

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Committee makes nominations

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Paul Moak appointed a nominating committee chaired by Clay Hays. This committee reported their actions to president Duane O’Neill, who in turn is authorized to notify the entire membership of the nominating committee’s report. Candidates to serve a three-year term expiring December 2014 are: Freddie Bagley, Community Bank; David Barrentine, ...

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Regions chooses Mullinax

Regions Bank has named Timothy Mullinax community banking relationship manager in Gulfport, located at the bank’s Cowan Road branch. A native of Ocean Springs, Mullinax has more than 10 years of financial industry experience and most recently served as an assistant vice president for Community Bank. He attended Mississippi State University, and is an active member of the local Rotary ...

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Lyons joins Regions

Regions Bank has hired Patrick J. Lyons Jr., as vice president, private banking for the bank’s Mississippi Gulf Coast region. A native of Biloxi, Lyons has more than 11 years of financial industry experience and most recently held an officer position with The Peoples Bank. He earned his bachelors of science in business administration degree from the University of Southern ...

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Banks pledge $20 billion hike in lending to small business

Regions Bank, Wells Fargo and 11 other large banks have committed to increase lending for small businesses by a combined $20 billion over the next three years. The banks made the announcement at a press conference joined by Vice President Joe Biden and Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills John Asbury, head of Business Services for Regions, said Birmingham-based Regions ...

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Regions sets debit card fees in bid to offset revenue losses

In a soon-to-arrive consequence of the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Regions Bank in mid-October will begin charging customers in Mississippi and elsewhere a $4 monthly fee for debit card use. The financial services sector has been predicting for the past year that Dodd Frank’s mandated cut in swipe card fees paid to a debit card’s ...

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Artis leading branch

Regions Bank has named Angel Artis branch manager for the bank’s Lake Harbour branch in Ridgeland. She will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with consumer and small business clientele throughout the market. Since joining the bank in 1998, Artis has served as a teller and assistant branch manager. She attended Jackson State University and Belhaven University, where she ...

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Easterling honored for service

Tangelia Easterling, a Regions Bank branch team leader in Flowood, is the July recipient of the Better Life Award. The Better Life Award is the top award given at Regions to associates for outstanding dedication and job performance as well as exemplary involvement and commitment to the community. Easterling was recognized for her outstanding commitment to customer service. She is ...

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Funchess managing branch

Jeremy N. Funchess has been named branch manager for Regions Bank’s Clay Street branch in Vicksburg. He will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with consumer and small business clientele throughout the region. Funchess has previously served as a financial service specialist and assistant branch manager, since joining Regions in 2008. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from ...

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Rawls comes to Regions

Regions Bank has named Dwight W. Rawls branch manager for the bank’s Grants Ferry branch in Flowood. He will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with consumer and small business clientele throughout the region. Rawls joins Regions from Trustmark Bank and brings 23 years of banking experience to the position. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of ...

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