Lisa Harless, Private Wealth Area Manager in Nashville, Tenn., Receives Regions Bank’s Top Associate Honor

Wins Better Life Award for Dedication to Associates, Customers and Community

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Lisa Harless, December 2012 Recipient of the Regions Better Life Award

Lisa has achieved tremendous success by dedicating herself to making life better for everyone with whom she interacts – whether in music, with her colleagues or in the community

Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) December 20, 2012

Regions Bank (NYSE: RF) today announced that Lisa Harless, Private Wealth Area Manager in Nashville, Tenn., is the December 2012 recipient of the Regions Bank Better Life Award. The Better Life Award is the top honor given to an associate of Regions for outstanding dedication and job performance, as well as exemplary involvement and commitment to the community.

Harless’ primary responsibilities include serving clients involved in Nashville’s music and entertainment industry. In her 27 year career with the company, she has built a reputation for being a vital part of the music community, having helped the famous and up-and-coming. Through it all, she’s earned her honorary title of “Music Row’s Banker,” and was recently award the prestigious Stephen Foster Award by the Nashville Songwriters Association International for her dedication to helping songwriters.

“Lisa brings such passion, knowledge and experience to everything she’s involved in,” said Jim Schmitz, Regions Area President in Middle Tennessee. “She has achieved tremendous success by dedicating herself to making life better for everyone with whom she interacts – whether in music, with her colleagues or in the community.”

And Harless takes the deep roots and loyalty she’s built and turns them into something special for the community by engaging and coordinating activities with songwriters and performers, having coordinated the Tennessee National Guard Association’s yearly signature event and providing celebrity support for the local United Way campaign. Personally, she’s worked closely with organizations such as the T.J. Martell Foundation and the Nashville’s W.O. Smith Music School.

A video profile of Lisa Harless is available on the Regions Financial YouTube channel at the following link: http://youtu.be/Q5zJsJ9ViX8

The Better Life Award is presented monthly to a Regions associate who lives the company’s mission to make life better for customers, associates and the communities it serves, and who is an example of the company’s values:

  •     Put People First
  •     Do What Is Right
  •     Focus On Your Customer
  •     Reach Higher
  •     Enjoy Life

Regions associates are nominated by their managers and peers for the award. Regions President and Chief Executive Officer Grayson Hall honors recipients at the company’s headquarters in Birmingham, Ala., at a meeting broadcast live to offices and branches in the 16 states Regions serves. In addition to the recognition, associates earning the Better Life Award will receive an additional week of vacation and a crystal award.

About Regions Financial Corporation

Regions Financial Corporation, 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 http://www.regions.com.


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