Alabama Bankers on American Banker Lists

Rosilyn Houston and Kate Danella

Two Alabama bankers are on American Banker’s lists of The Most Powerful Women in Banking and The Most Powerful Women to Watch in Banking.

Rosilyn Houston, BBVA USA’s senior executive vice president and chief talent & culture executive, was named to American Banker’s 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking list for the second year.

“The nomination process for American Banker’s Most Powerful Women in Banking is rigorous and challenging, which makes being selected for the list a distinct honor,” Houston said. “At the same time, it’s powerful to look back over the course of a year and see the progress we’ve made …  I’m honored that in a field of talented women, American

Banker sees the efforts of me and my team as worthy of inclusion in this elite list.”

Kate Danella, head of Strategic Planning and Consumer Bank Products and Origination Partnerships for Regions Bank, was named one of the 25 Most Powerful Women to Watch in Banking. It’s the second consecutive year that Danella has been on the list.

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“No matter the challenge, Kate maintains an unwavering focus on putting people first through her dedication to our customers, associates and the communities we serve,” said John Turner, president and CEO of Regions Financial. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Kate and her team have continuously listened to our customers and reshaped our strategies and consumer products to address the urgent financial needs of individuals and families. I’m pleased that Kate has once again been recognized by the American Banker for her contributions to Regions and to the banking industry.”

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