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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

O.B. Hall

59 2013 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank

David Turner

53 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President of the Company and the Bank

Brett Couch

53 2012 East Region President and Senior Executive Vice President of the Bank

Ronald Smith

56 2012 Senior Executive Vice President, Mid-America Region President of the Bank

C. Lusco

59 2011 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of the Company and the Bank

Fournier Gale

72 2011 Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company and the Bank

David Keenan

49 2010 Senior Executive Vice President, Director - Human Resources of the Company and the Bank

Barbara Godin

63 2012 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer of the Company and Regions Bank

C.Keith Herron

52 2012 Senior Executive Vice President, Head - Strategic Planning and Execution of the Company and Regions Bank

William Horton

65 2014 Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Banking of registrant and Regions Bank

Ellen Jones

58 2012 Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Strategic Performance and Alignment of registrant and Regions Bank

John Owen

55 2009 Senior Executive Vice President, Head - Regional Banking Groups of the Company and the Bank

Scott Peters

55 2012 Senior Executive Vice President and Consumer Services Group Head of registrant and Regions Bank

William Ritter

46 2012 Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Wealth Management Group of the Company and Regions Bank

John Turner

55 2014 Senior Executive Vice President and Head of the Corporate Banking Group

Hope Mehlman

2017 Chief Governance Officer, Assistant Corporate Secretary.

Charles McCrary

65 2013 Lead Independent Director

Carolyn Byrd

68 2010 Independent Director

David Cooper

71 2006 Independent Director

Donald DeFosset

68 2006 Independent Director

Samuel Di Piazza

66 2016 Independent Director

Eric Fast

67 2010 Independent Director

John Johns

65 2011 Independent Director

Ruth Marshall

62 2011 Independent Director

Susan Matlock

70 2002 Independent Director

John Maupin

70 2007 Independent Director

James Prokopanko

63 2016 Independent Director

Lee Styslinger

56 2003 Independent Director

Jose Suquet

60 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

O.B. Hall

Mr. O.B. Grayson Hall, Jr., has been appointed as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Regions Bank since 2013. Mr. Hall has been the Chairman, President and CEO of Regions and Regions Bank since May 2013. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Regions and Regions Bank from April 2010 to May 2013. He also serves as a director of Alabama Power Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Southern Company. Alabama Power Company has no publicly traded common stock. Mr. Hall is also a Class A Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Mr. Hall’s banking career started in 1980 as a participant in the management trainee program at AmSouth, which merged with Regions in 2006. He has served in roles of increased responsibility, including head of the Operations and Technology Group from 1993 to 2004 and manager of all lines of business from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Hall was named Head of the General Banking Group in 2006 and, in 2008, was elected Vice Chairman and a member of the Board of Regions. The General Banking Group included all banking offices across Regions’ footprint. His responsibilities also included oversight of several key divisions of Regions. In October 2009, the Board named him President. From October 2009 through March 2010 he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Regions and Regions Bank. Thereafter, the Board named Mr. Hall CEO effective April 1, 2010. Mr. Hall assumed the additional role of Chairman of the Board in May 2013. Mr. Hall is also active in several civic and leadership organizations. Mr. Hall serves on the Audit Committee and the Operational Risk Committee at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Previously, he was a representative on the Federal Advisory Council of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. At Vulcan Materials Company, Mr. Hall serves on the Executive Committee, Finance Committee and is Chair of the Governance Committee

David Turner

Mr. David J. Turner, Jr., is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Regions Bank. Previously Mr. Turner served as Director of Internal Audit Division.

Brett Couch

Mr. Brett D. Couch is Senior Executive Vice President and East Region President of Regions Bank, a subsidiary of the Company. Previously he was Florida Region President; Mississippi President; and West Florida Area Executive

Ronald Smith

Mr. Ronald G. Smith is Senior Executive Vice President and Mid-America Region President of Regions Bank. Mr. Smith served as Director of Regions Insurance Group, Inc. Previously Southwest Region President; and Mississippi/North Louisiana Area President.

C. Lusco

Mr. C. Matthew Lusco is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Company and Regions Bank. Previously managing partner of KPMG LLP’s offices in Birmingham, Alabama and Memphis, Tennessee.

Fournier Gale

Mr. Fournier J. Gale, III, is Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company and the Bank. Previously He Director of Internal Audit Division

David Keenan

Mr. David R. Keenan is Senior Executive Vice President and Director of Human Resources of the Company and Regions Bank. Previously served as senior management roles in Human Resources.

Barbara Godin

Ms. Barbara Godin is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Company and Regions Bank. Previously she served in senior management roles in credit and risk management.

C.Keith Herron

Mr. C.Keith Herron is Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Strategic Planning and Execution of the Company and Regions Bank. Previously Head of Strategic Planning and Execution of registrant and Regions Bank; Midsouth Region President; Middle Tennessee Area Executive; East Tennessee Area Executive; North Alabama Area Executive; Central Alabama Commercial Banking Executive and Head of Credit Review of Regions Bank.

William Horton

Mr. William E. Horton is Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Banking of registrant and Regions Bank. Previously served as South Region President, Regions Bank and in other senior management roles in both Consumer and Business Services.

Ellen Jones

Ms. Ellen S. Jones is Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Strategic Performance and Alignment of registrant and Regions Bank.

John Owen

Mr. John B. Owen is Senior Executive Vice President and Head of the Regional Banking Group of the Company and Regions Bank. Previously Mr. Owen served as Head of the Business Groups, Head of Consumer Services Group and Head of Operations and Technology Group. Director and Chairman, Regions Insurance Group, Inc.

Scott Peters

Mr. Scott M. Peters is Senior Executive Vice President and Consumer Services Group Head of registrant and Regions Bank. He served as Director of Regions Investment Services, Inc. Previously he was Chief Marketing Officer.

William Ritter

Mr. William D. Ritter is Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Wealth Management Group of the Company and Regions Bank. Mr. Ritter served as Director of Regions Insurance Group, Inc. Previously Central Region President; and North Central Alabama Area Executive.

John Turner

Mr. John M. Turner, Jr., is Senior Executive Vice President and Head of the Corporate Banking Group of the Company and Regions Bank. He is Manager, RFC Financial Services Holding LLC; Director, Regions Insurance Group, Inc. Previously he South Region President, Regions Bank. Prior to joining Regions, served as President of Whitney National Bank and Whitney Holding Corporation.

Hope Mehlman

Ms. Hope D. Mehlman has been appointed as Chief Governance Officer, Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Company. Ms. Mehlman joined Regions in 2006 and has served as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary, as well as Senior Compliance Manager. Prior to joining Regions, Mehlman was a partner in the Banking/Financial Services Group at the law firm of Adams and Reese, LLP. Mehlman received her bachelor's degree from Cornell University. She received her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law and her Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Mehlman is a member of the Alabama, District of Columbia, New Jersey, and New York state bars, as well as various civic, charitable and professional organizations and councils.

Charles McCrary

Mr. Charles D. McCrary serves as Lead Independent Director of Regions Financial Corporation. Mr. McCrary served on the board of directors of AmSouth Bancorporation from 2001 to 2006. From 2001 through February 2014, Mr. McCrary served as the President and CEO of Alabama Power Company, a public utility company, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Southern Company, and served as Chairman of Alabama Power Company until May 2014. Mr. McCrary’s career at Alabama Power spanned over 30 years, where he held various positions of increased responsibility within The Southern Company, the parent company of Alabama Power. Mr. McCrary is active in civic, educational and charitable organizations and formerly served as Chairman of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama. Mr. McCrary previously served on Regions’ Audit Committee and, during such service, was determined to be an Audit Committee Financial Expert. Since May 2013, Mr. McCrary has served as Regions’ NCG Committee Chair and Lead Independent Director. Mr. McCrary served on the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee and the Risk, Finance and Investments Committee at Protective Life Corporation prior to its acquisition by Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited in 2015. Mr. McCrary previously served on the board of the privately held Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. Mr. McCrary previously served on Regions’ Audit Committee and, during such service, was determined to be an Audit Committee Financial Expert. Since May 2013, Mr. McCrary has served as Regions’ NCG Committee Chair and Lead Independent Director. Mr. McCrary served on the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee and the Risk, Finance and Investments Committee at Protective Life Corporation prior to its acquisition by Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited in 2015. Mr. McCrary previously served on the board of the privately held Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.

Carolyn Byrd

Ms. Carolyn Hogan Byrd is Independent Director of Regions Financial Corp., since 2010. Ms. Byrd is the Chairman and CEO of GlobalTech Financial, LLC (“GlobalTech”), in Atlanta, Georgia, which she founded in 2000. GlobalTech specializes in business process outsourcing and financial consulting. Prior to forming GlobalTech in 2000, Ms. Byrd had a long career with The Coca-Cola Company, where she was ultimately appointed Vice President, Chief of Internal Audits and Director of the Corporate Auditing Department. In this position, she provided leadership for the worldwide audits of The Coca-Cola Company. Ms. Byrd served as Senior Account Officer with Citibank, N.A. in New York before joining The Coca-Cola Company. At Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., Ms. Byrd serves on the Audit Committee and Executive Committee and is Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. At Freddie Mac, she served as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Executive Committee until March 1, 2017. She now serves on the Compensation Committee and Risk Committee. She previously served on the Audit Committee of Circuit City Stores, Inc., RARE Hospitality International, Inc. and The St. Paul Travelers Companies. Ms. Byrd earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Fisk University and a Masters in Finance and Business Administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Ms. Byrd has held many positions in which she was responsible for key managerial, strategic, financial and operational decisions, and such positions provide significant experience to draw upon in her capacity as a Director of Regions. Her service on the boards of directors of a variety of large public companies, including Freddie Mac, further augments her experience. All of these qualifications make her well qualified to be a member of Regions’ Board.

David Cooper

Mr. David J. Cooper, Sr., is Independent Director of Regions Financial Corp., since 2006. Mr. Cooper served on the board of directors of AmSouth Bancorporation from 2005 to 2006. He is currently the Vice Chairman and was previously the President of Cooper/T. Smith Corporation, a privately held corporation that is one of the largest stevedoring and maritime-related firms in the United States. He also serves as a director of Alabama Power Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Southern Company. Alabama Power Company has no publicly traded common stock. After graduating from the University of Alabama School of Commerce and Business Administration, Mr. Cooper joined his family’s stevedoring company, Cooper/T. Smith Corporation. Under the direction of Mr. Cooper and his brother, the company expanded its activities to over 37 ports on the East, West and Gulf Coasts of the United States, with additional operations in South America. The company has diversified its business interests, including warehousing, terminal operations, tugboats, push boats, barging and restaurants. Mr. Cooper is also active in civic and educational organizations. Mr. Cooper served on the board of directors of SouthTrust Corporation and SouthTrust Bank prior to joining the board of AmSouth Bancorporation, which merged with Regions in 2006. At Alabama Power Company, Mr. Cooper serves on the Compensation Committee and the Executive Committee. Mr. Cooper’s service on the board of Alabama Power Company provides him with insight in an industry that, similar to banking, is highly regulated. He also brings to our Board extensive knowledge of how to effectively run a large business with international operations as evidenced by the diversification and growth of Cooper/T. Smith Corporation under his direction. Mr. Cooper’s experience makes him well qualified to be a member of Regions’ Board.

Donald DeFosset

Mr. Donald DeFosset, Jr., is Independent Director of Regions Financial Corp., since 2006. Mr. DeFosset served on the board of directors of AmSouth Bancorporation from 2005 to 2006. He is the former Chairman, President and CEO of Walter Industries, Inc. (“Walter”). During the time of his service, Walter was a diversified public company with businesses in water infrastructure products, metallurgical coal and natural gas, home building and mortgage financing. Throughout his career, Mr. DeFosset held significant leadership positions in major multinational corporations, including Dura Automotive Systems, Inc., Navistar International Corporation and AlliedSignal, Inc. Mr. DeFosset is also active in civic and charitable organizations. He formerly served on Regions’ Audit Committee and was, during his tenure, determined to be an Audit Committee Financial Expert. At Terex Corporation, Mr. DeFosset chairs the Governance and Nominating Committee and serves on the Audit Committee. At National Retail Properties, he serves on the Compensation Committee and chairs the Governance and Nominating Committee. At ITT Corporation, Mr. DeFosset serves on the Compensation and Personnel Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. In addition, he also served on the Audit and Risk Management, Compensation and Human Resources, and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees of EnPro Industries, Inc. Mr. DeFosset has an Industrial Engineering degree from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University. Having served as Chairman, CEO and President of Walter, Mr. DeFosset brings extensive management and business experience to Regions’ Board as well as a deep understanding of complex issues concerning public companies. Mr. DeFosset is also able to draw upon his knowledge of the mortgage industry acquired during his tenure at Walter. His service on the boards of directors of a variety of large public companies further augments his experience.

Samuel Di Piazza

Mr. Samuel A. Di Piazza Jr., serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Di Piazza is retired from Citigroup, Inc., where he served as Vice Chairman of the Global Corporate and Investment Bank. Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Di Piazza was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served as Chairman and Senior Partner at PwC US and as a member of the firm’s Global Leadership Team. He ultimately served as Global CEO of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2002 to 2009. Mr. Di Piazza serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee at ProAssurance Corporation. At Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, he serves on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. He serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee and the Public Policy and Corporate Reputation Committee at AT&T Inc. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Economics from the University of Alabama and received a Master of Tax Accounting degree from the University of Houston. Mr. Di Piazza is extremely active in and serves on the boards of various nonprofit and professional organizations, including the UN Global Compact Board, The Mayo Clinic, and the National September 11th Memorial and Museum. Mr. Di Piazza is a former Trustee of both the Financial Accounting Foundation and the International Accounting Standards Committee Foundation. He has been awarded the Accountant of the Year by the Beta Alpha Psi Society, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and the INROADS Leadership Award. Mr. Di Piazza is also co-author of the book, Building Public Trust: The Future of Corporate Accounting. Mr. Di Piazza’s extensive audit and tax experience, leadership in civic and not-for-profit organizations, together with his years in banking and other credentials, make him well qualified to be a member of Regions’ Board.

Eric Fast

Mr. Eric C. Fast is Independent Director of Regions Financial Corp., since 2010. From 2001 through January 2014, Mr. Fast served as the CEO for Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of engineered industrial products. He also served as President of Crane Co. from 1999 through January 2013. Mr. Fast serves on the board of directors of the privately held National Integrity Life Insurance Company. Additionally, he serves as a director/trustee of the twelve investment companies in the Lord Abbett Family of Funds. Prior to joining Crane Co., Mr. Fast worked for Salomon Brothers and later Salomon Smith Barney, where he ultimately was co-head of Global Investment Banking and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He previously served as Treasurer of MacMillan Inc. and began his career as a commercial lending officer at The Bank of New York. Mr. Fast earned a political science degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and received a Master of Business Administration in Finance degree from New York University Graduate School of Business. He currently serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and serves on the Compensation Committee of Automatic Data Processing, Inc., is a member of the Audit Committee at the privately held National Integrity Life Insurance Company, and is a member of the Proxy Committee, Nominating and Governance Committee and Contract Committee at The Lord Abbett Family of Funds.

John Johns

Mr. John D. Johns is Independent Director of Regions Financial Corp since 2011. Since 2003, Mr. Johns has served as the Chairman and CEO of Protective Life Corporation (“Protective”). In February 2015, Protective became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited, a kabushiki kaisha organized under the laws of Japan, a holding company with subsidiaries that provide insurance and other financial services. Mr. Johns continues to serve on the board at Protective, which is no longer a publicly traded company. Prior to joining Protective in 1993, Mr. Johns was Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Sonat, Inc. and was a founding partner of the Birmingham-based law firm of Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C. Mr. Johns Chairs the Audit Committee at The Southern Company. At Genuine Parts Company, he serves as Chair of the Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee. At the privately held Protective, he serves on the Risk, Finance & Investments Committee. Mr. Johns graduated from the University of Alabama and received his Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctorate degrees from Harvard University. Mr. Johns’ background and considerable experience as a senior executive of a large insurance corporation, his extensive exposure to complex financial issues at large public companies, leadership in other business, economic development, civic, educational, and not-for-profit organizations, and seasoned business judgment are valuable and make him well qualified to be a member of Regions’ Board.

Ruth Marshall

Ms. Ruth Ann Marshall is Independent Director of Regions Financial Corp., since 2011. Ms. Marshall is retired from MasterCard where she served in various management roles beginning in 1999 and served as President of The Americas, MasterCard International, Inc. from 2004 to 2007. At MasterCard, Ms. Marshall was responsible for building all aspects of MasterCard’s issuance and acceptance business in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to joining MasterCard International, Inc. in 1999, Ms. Marshall served as Group Executive President of two electronic payment service companies, MAC Regional Network and Buypass Corporation. Upon acquisition of these companies by Concord EFS, Ms. Marshall became Senior Executive Vice President of the combined companies, where she oversaw marketing, account management, customer service and product development. Ms. Marshall started her career at IBM, where, for more than 18 years, she served in managerial and executive positions. In 2004 and 2005, Ms. Marshall was selected by Forbes.com as one of the “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.”At ConAgra Foods, Inc., Ms. Marshall serves as Chair of the Human Resources Committee and serves on the Nominating, Governance and Public Affairs Committee and the Executive Committee. At Global Payments, Inc., she serves as Chair of the Risk Oversight Committee and serves on the Governance and Nominating Committee. Additionally, she is a former director of American Standard Inc. and privately held companies, Pella Corporation, a building materials manufacturer, and Trustwave Holdings, Inc., an information security company. Ms. Marshall earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Master of Business Administration degrees from Southern Methodist University.

Susan Matlock

Ms. Susan W. Matlock is Independent Director of Regions Financial Corp., since 2002. Ms. Matlock served on the board of directors of the former Regions Financial Corporation from 2002 to 2004. She retired in March 2014 as President and CEO of Innovation Depot, Inc., an emerging business incubation center in Birmingham, Alabama. Ms. Matlock served for nine years on the board of managers of Ascension Health Ventures, a fund that invests in innovative healthcare businesses. She currently serves on the board of directors of Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama where she is a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Compensation Committee. In addition, Ms. Matlock serves on the boards of, and is active in, various civic, educational and leadership organizations. She is also past Chair of the National Business Incubation Association and founding Chair of the Alabama Business Incubation Network. Ms. Matlock began her career as a banker, lending to small businesses and consumers. She has been recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the Financial Services Advocate of the Year for the State of Alabama. She was named as one of the “Top 25 Most Influential People in the Southeast Technology Community” by TechJournal South in 2007. Ms. Matlock earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed an Executive in Residence Program at Harvard Business School. Ms. Matlock’s expertise in technology and healthcare entrepreneurship and innovation, combined with her other experience, make her well qualified to be a member of Regions’ Board.

John Maupin

Dr. John E. Maupin, Jr., is Independent Director of Regions Financial Corp., since 2007. Dr. Maupin served as the President of Morehouse School of Medicine from 2006 through June 2014. He also serves as Chair of Regions Community Development Corporation, the Company’s non-profit corporation dedicated to providing technical assistance for affordable housing, small business, and community development initiatives. Dr. Maupin has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare administration, public health and academic medicine. Prior to becoming the President of Morehouse School of Medicine in 2006, he was the President of Meharry Medical College. His career includes over 22 years serving as a Chief Executive Officer and five years as a Chief Operating Officer. He also served in the United States Army Reserves Dental Corp. retiring in 1997 with over 28 years of service at the rank of lieutenant colonel. Dr. Maupin is a former director of Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc., a bank holding company, and Monarch Dental Corporation, a dental care management company. He is past president of the National Dental Association and has participated as a member of numerous state and national healthcare task forces, scientific panels and advisory councils. Dr. Maupin is actively engaged in community service and has received numerous honors and awards. At HealthSouth Corporation, Dr. Maupin serves on the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee and the Corporate Compliance and Quality of Care Committee. At LifePoint Health, Inc., he serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee and serves on the Audit and Compliance Committee, the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, and the Quality Committee. At VALIC Company I and II, Dr. Maupin serves on the Audit Committee, the Brokerage Committee, and the Governance Committee.

James Prokopanko

Mr. James T. Prokopanko serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Prokopanko served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Mosaic Company, one of the world’s leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients, from 2006 through 2007 and then as President and CEO from 2007 through 2015. He served as Senior Advisor until his retirement in January 2016. Mr. Prokopanko serves on the board of Overseers for the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and has past service as Campaign Chair of the Twin Cities United Way Campaign and as Trustee for Minnesota Public Radio. He was awarded the Corporate Responsibility Lifetime Achievement Award from the Corporate Responsibility Magazine in 2015 and the Excellence Award from the Center of Excellence in Corporate Philanthropy in 2013. Prior to joining The Mosaic Company, he served in various senior leadership positions at Cargill, Inc. from 1999 through 2006. At Vulcan Materials Company, he serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee and the Governance Committee, in addition to serving as the lead director. At Xcel Energy Inc., he serves on the Audit Committee and the Operations, Nuclear, Environmental and Safety Committee. Mr. Prokopanko earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Manitoba and a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Prokopanko’s decade-long career at The Mosaic Company and service as lead director at Vulcan Materials Company have provided him with an in-depth knowledge of environmental risk management in regulated industries. Mr. Prokopanko’s experience in environmental risk management and his various leadership roles make him well qualified to be a member of Regions’ Board.

Lee Styslinger

Mr. Lee J. Styslinger, III, is Independent Director of Regions Financial Corp., since 2003. Mr. Styslinger served on the board of directors of the former Regions Financial Corporation from 2003 to 2004. He currently serves as the Chairman and CEO of the privately held Altec, Inc., a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications and contractor markets. Altec, which was founded in 1929, provides products and services in over 100 countries throughout the world. Mr. Styslinger actively serves on the boards of many educational, civic and leadership organizations, including Harvard Business School, National Association of Manufacturers, and Northwestern University College of Arts and Sciences. He was appointed to the President’s Export Council advising the President of the United States on international trade policy from 2006-2008. At Vulcan Materials Company, he serves on the Compensation Committee and the Safety, Health & Environmental Affairs Committee; at Workday, Inc., he serves on the Audit Committee. Mr. Styslinger received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University. As Chairman and CEO of Altec, Inc., Mr. Styslinger brings a wealth of management and business experience running a large company in today’s global market. The foregoing qualifications make him well qualified to be a member of Regions’ Board.

Jose Suquet

Mr. Jose S. Suquet serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Suquet currently serves as the Chairman, President and CEO of the privately held Pan-American Life Insurance Group (“PALIG”), a leading provider of insurance and financial services throughout the Americas. PALIG’s flagship member is New Orleans-based Pan-American Life Insurance Company. As of December 31, 2016, Mr. Suquet completed his term as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, where he served as Chairman of the Retail Payments Office Oversight Committee. He also previously served on the Board of Directors for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Orleans Branch. He is a director at the privately held Ochsner Health System, Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system, where he serves on the Compensation Committee and the Audit and Oversight Committee. He is also on the board of directors of The American Council of Life Insurers. Mr. Suquet brings a strong background in enterprise risk management and a commitment to innovation and operational excellence. His commitment to the United States’ Hispanic community, product innovation and sales force expansion have positioned PALIG as the company Hispanics throughout the Americas rely on to protect their financial security and well-being. Prior to joining PALIG, Mr. Suquet held senior management posts in the insurance industry for more than three decades, including serving as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer of AXA Financial. He is also involved in various professional and industry associations. Mr. Suquet graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science degree and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami. All of these qualifications make him well qualified to be a member of Regions’ Board.