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Jeffrey Rosen joins Regions Bank to Manage Government Guaranty Lending

  Jeffrey Rosen joins Regions Bank to Manage Government Guaranty Lending

Business Wire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- December 20, 2012

Regions Bank has named Jeffrey “Jeff” Rosen senior vice president, Government
Guaranty Lending Manager, within the Business and Community Banking division.

Jeff Rosen, SVP, Government Guaranty Lending Manager, Regions Bank (Photo:
Business Wire)

Jeff Rosen, SVP, Government Guaranty Lending Manager, Regions Bank (Photo:
Business Wire)

Rosen will oversee government lending programs across the 16 states Regions
serves and will be the bank’s liaison to the U.S. Small Business
Administration (SBA), the Farmers Home Administration (FmHA), the U.S.
Department of Agriculture (USDA), and various Certified Development Companies
(CDCs). He will report to Lynetta Steed, head of Business and Community
Banking.

“Government guaranteed loans are important tools to support economic
development, job creation and small business growth, which are critical to a
sustained economic recovery,” said Steed. “Regions has a long history of
supporting small businesses, and under Jeff’s leadership Regions will expand
our strong emphasis on government guaranty lending to help communities and
small businesses succeed.”

Rosen has more than 25 years of experience in financial services with a focus
on serving small business clients. He joins Regions Bank from Rosen Advisors,
LLC,  a consulting practice serving the retail and commercial banking
industry. Prior to this Rosen held business banking leadership roles at both
Huntington Bank and U.S. Bank, most recently serving as executive vice
president, Business Banking Director for Huntington Bank.

Rosen earned a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University and is a graduate
of the Consumer Bankers Association Graduate School of Retail Banking at the
University of Virginia. He is former chair of the Consumer Bankers Association
Small Business Committee.

“Regions Bank has demonstrated a strong commitment to meeting the needs of
small business clients by providing expertise and access to capital through
both traditional loans and government guaranteed loan opportunities,” said
Rosen. “I'm looking forward to partnering with our bankers and communities
across all of the markets we serve to help small businesses grow and prosper.”

Regions is a member of the SBA’s Preferred Lender Program and provides
government guaranteed loans through dedicated relationship managers and
through the bank’s network of approximately 1,700 branches.

About Regions Financial Corporation

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $122 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, mortgage, and
insurance products and services. Regions serves customers in 16 states across
the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank,
operates approximately 1,700 banking offices and 2,100 ATMs. Additional
information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be
found at www.regions.com.

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Contact:

Regions Financial Corporation
Evelyn Mitchell, 205-264-4551
Corporate Communications