Regions’ Danella named one of most powerful women in banking

She’s on American Banker’s 2022 list

Kate Danella, Regions Bank.

After three years as one of American Banker’s “Top 25 Women to Watch” in banking, Kate Danella, head of Regions Bank’s Consumer Banking Group, has been named one of the magazine’s “25 Most Powerful Women 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 her outstanding leadership and strategic insight. Her accomplishments are marked by the ability to turn innovative thinking into practical reality. The trusted relationships that Kate and our associates build every day allow us to deliver on our mission to make life better and create shared value for our customers, communities and shareholders.”

Danella became head of Consumer Banking at Regions in May 2022 after serving as chief strategy and client experience officer. She joined the company as wealth strategy and effectiveness executive, later leading private wealth management and serving as head of strategic planning and consumer bank products and origination partnerships.

Before Regions, Danella held leadership roles for 13 years in sales, strategy, client services and marketing for Capital Group Companies.

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