BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Dec. 18, 2018 – Regions today announced that Leo Loughead has joined the firm as a Managing Director, reporting to Tom Dierdorff, Senior Vice President and Group Head of Financial Services and Managing Director of Regions Securities LLC.

Loughead brings more than 20 years of banking and financial services experience, primarily as a specialist focused on structured credit, specialty finance, and corporate finance advisory. Loughead will be based in Atlanta, and joins Regions from SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, where he led that firm’s Asset Securitization Group.  Previously, he worked in the Fixed Income Currency and Commodities groups at Merrill Lynch and JPMorgan.  Loughead is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago.

“As former colleagues, Leo and I have known each other for many years, and we are excited about the tremendous opportunity to leverage his specialty finance, capital markets and tech-enabled lending expertise and deep issuer and sponsor relationships to further expand our financial services practice here at Regions,” said Dierdorff. “Working in partnership with our teammates in securitization and asset-based lender finance, Leo will help Regions deliver comprehensive financing solutions, advice, and other critical banking services to Regions’ clients in the commercial, consumer and equipment finance arenas.”

Through its Corporate Banking Group, Regions serves public and private companies throughout the bank’s geographic footprint as well as across the United States through its Specialized Industry groups. Regions Capital Markets, a division of Regions Bank, provides products and services including syndicated loan facilities, interest rate, commodity, and foreign exchange risk hedging. Regions provides advisory and certain capital raising services through Regions Securities LLC, member FINRA and SIPC, a wholly-owned subsidiary which serves as a broker-dealer to commercial clients and acts in an advisory capacity to merger and acquisition transactions. BlackArch Partners LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Regions, offers merger and acquisition services to its institutional clients and commercial entities.

About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $125 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 1,500 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.