BIRMINGHAM, Alabama–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bank of Regions announced on Wednesday that Kate Danella, Head of Regions Consumer Banking Group, had been honored by American banker magazine as one of its “25 Most Powerful Women in Banking”.
This is the fourth consecutive year American banker has included Danella in various rankings of the most influential and successful female leaders in the industry. This year’s winners are featured in American banker October 2022 issue. For the previous three years, American banker named Danella one of the magazine’s “Top 25 Women to Watch” in banking.
“Since Kate joined Regions in 2015, she has brought our mission and values to life by putting the needs of associates, customers and communities first,” said John Turner, President and CEO of Regions. Financial Corp.
“This recognition is another affirmation of his exceptional leadership and strategic acumen,” added Turner. “His accomplishments are marked by his ability to turn innovative thinking into practical reality. The trusted relationships Kate and our associates build every day enable us to fulfill our mission to improve lives and create shared value for our customers, communities and shareholders.
Among her recent leadership accomplishments, Danella led company-wide strategic planning, and she guided product and business teams addressing consumer and small business banking needs for clients at across the regions’ high-growth footprint in the Southeast, Midwest and Texas.
Her efforts to redefine the customer experience in the regions have enhanced the bank’s core current account products with new tools and features that make it easier for customers to improve their financial health and well-being.
Danella is also one of the architects of the new Brand campaign “Adopt the IS in life”which emphasizes the benefits for customers of banking with the regions: improving cash flow, protecting against surprises and saving more.
She became head of the Regional Consumers Bank in May 2022 after serving as Director of Strategy and Customer Experience. She joined the firm as Head of Wealth Strategy and Effectiveness, before leading Private Wealth Management and leading Strategic Planning, Consumer Banking Products and Origin Partnerships. Prior to Regions, Danella held leadership roles for 13 years in sales, strategy, client services and marketing for Capital Group companies.
Now in its 20th year, American banker The Most Powerful Women in Banking™ program recognizes the professional achievements and influence of the most successful women executives in financial services. See American banker full website list of this year’s winners and read the magazine Danelle’s profile.
About the Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $161 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of retail and commercial banking services, wealth management and mortgage products and services. Regions serves customers in the South, Midwest and Texas and, through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,300 banking offices and more than 2,000 ATMs. Regions Bank is an Equal Housing Lender and Member of the FDIC. Additional information about Regions and its full range of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.