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Jan Kirkland, Branch Manager in Aiken, South Carolina, Receives Regions Bank's Top Associate Honor

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

Friday, May 31, 2013

Jan Kirkland, Branch Manager in Aiken, South Carolina, Receives Regions Bank's Top Associate Honor

09:00 EDT Friday, May 31, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Business Wire) -- Regions Bank (NYSE: RF) today announced that Jan Kirkland, Branch Manager in Aiken, South Carolina, is the May 2013 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.

A video profile of Jan Kirkland is available on the Regions Financial YouTube channel at the following link:

Kirkland is a banker who has shown her commitment to her community by being both exceptional at her profession and in her involvement with various community organizations. By day, she is the branch manager at the South Aiken Regions Branch; at other times, she is community volunteer extraordinaire.

“We are fortunate to have someone like Jan mentoring and leading our associates in Aiken,” said Brett Couch, East Region President for Regions Bank. “But the community of Aiken is also the beneficiary, in her banking expertise and in her passion to build a better community.”

Having been with Regions for five years now, Kirkland has worked with a variety of organizations for the betterment of the Aiken community. She currently serves as a member of the Aiken Advisory Council of Goodwill Industries and as vice president of the Aiken Sunrise Rotary Club. She is a past president of the Rotary Club and was named Rotarian of the year in 2009-2010. She is also active in the Aiken Chamber of Commerce where she has served as an ambassador.

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 $120 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 2,000 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at

Regions Bank
Mel Campbell, 205-264-4551

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