INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Sept. 4, 2018 – Regions Bank on Tuesday announced Erik Miner, Indianapolis-based Commercial Banking Leader for Regions, will serve as Market Executive for the bank in Indianapolis and surrounding communities.
Additionally, Schiela Peña, who has served Regions customers for nine years through Consumer Banking and Financial Wellness roles, will now serve as Regions’ local Community Relations Officer.
Miner and Peña are part of a team of Regions leaders who will leverage their local experience and market insights to expand Regions’ client base throughout Central Indiana while also taking a strategic, proactive role in addressing needs affecting the broader community.
As Market Executive, Miner will work with colleagues and community members to identify opportunities for the bank to make a meaningful difference through volunteer service, nonprofit support, delivering financial education, and more. Miner will also continue serving as Commercial Banking Leader guiding teams that deliver customized financial solutions for large companies and major employers.
“Regions Bank is focused on working closely with local customers and listening to the needs of our communities as we deliver financial services and community support that are designed to make a valuable difference in Indianapolis and beyond,” said John Turner, Regions President and CEO. “Erik’s expertise, combined with the experience of our entire Indianapolis leadership team, will help Regions further strengthen its focus on this vibrant area. We are committed to the success of our communities and to consistently developing new ways to serve.”
Miner succeeds Leslie Carter-Prall, who was recently promoted to serve as head of Regions Private Wealth Management. In this role, Carter-Prall will be responsible for leading an extensive team of Private Wealth Management professionals providing banking, trust and investment management services to affluent and high-net-worth clients across Regions’ 15-state footprint.
Miner joined Regions in 2010 as Commercial Banking Executive leading corporate and middle-market banking services in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. Over time, his responsibilities have grown to include expansion of the bank’s Commercial banking reach within the Chicago market. Before joining Regions, Miner spent 16 years in Commercial Banking roles for Fifth Third Bank.
Peña will work with Miner in developing strategies that will guide the bank and its local workforce in the fulfillment of Regions’ mission to make life better for the customers and communities served by the bank. Peña joined Regions in 2009 as a branch manager in Indianapolis and led Consumer Banking teams in delivering a wide range of financial services.
Since 2013, Peña has served as Financial Wellness Relationship Manager. In this role, Peña has coached and provided leadership training to more than 40 Regions branch managers and teams in terms of integrating financial education into how they serve customers. Prior to joining Regions, Peña spent seven years in risk-management and branch-management roles for Fifth Third.
“Schiela has a clear commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve – and in the places we call home,” said Brett Shaffer, Corporate Community Relations Manager for Regions. “She understands the role of a bank in terms of helping people and communities prosper. Her financial services expereince, as well as the professional relationships she has developed across Indiana, will be a tremendous benefit to Regions, its customers and our fellow community members, as Schiela and our local leadership team develop proactive solutions to address community needs.”
Regions’ Indianapolis leadership team also includes Rob Olds, who, in addition to Miner, serves as Commercial Banking Leader directing the bank’s teams in Indianapolis, Lafayette and additional communities as they meet the complex financial needs of a wide range of businesses.
Further, Phil Nunn serves as Indianapolis-based Consumer Banking Executive for Regions. In this role, Nunn leads teams delivering branch-banking services that are built around working with people in a customized manner as they seek to accomplish their personal financial objectives.
Additionally, Ryan Davis serves as Area Wealth Executive for Regions Private Wealth Management. Davis and his team of investment professionals reach high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth clients in Indiana with customized financial solutions designed to accomplish a variety of investment objectives.
Together, each of these leaders, across all departments, will focus their teams on reaching the objectives of Regions360, the bank’s comprehensive approach to meeting customers’ needs. Through Regions360, the company’s bankers learn the unique goals of each customer and collaborate with colleagues from Regions’ various banking departments to develop holistic solutions that are customized for individual clients.
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.