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Press release from Business Wire

Tangelia Easterling Receives Regions' Top Associate Honor

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Wins Better Life Award for Dedication to Associates, Customers and Community</i> </p>

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Tangelia Easterling Receives Regions' Top Associate Honor11:00 EDT Wednesday, July 13, 2011 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Business Wire) -- Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF) today announced that Tangelia Easterling, a Regions branch team leader in Flowood, Miss., is the July recipient of the Better Life Award. The Better Life Award is the top award given at Regions Financial to associates for outstanding dedication and job performance, as well as exemplary involvement and commitment to the community. Easterling was recognized for her outstanding commitment to customer service. She is also noted as being an exceptional leader at Regions and in the community. “Tangelia possesses the drive to be successful in everything she does. We are proud to honor her with this prestigious award,” said Will Loftin, consumer banking executive for Regions. Easterling joined the company in 2006. She is a community volunteer who is involved with Zeta Amicae, an auxiliary group for the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. She also is an active member of Rosehill Missionary Baptist Church. The Better Life Award is presented monthly to a Regions associate who clearly 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 $132 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, trust, securities brokerage, 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 1,800 banking offices and 2,200 ATMs. Its investment and securities brokerage trust and asset management division, Morgan Keegan & Company Inc., provides services from over 300 offices. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com. Regions Financial CorporationCorporate Communications:Evelyn Mitchell, 205-264-4551