Kate R. Danella

Kate R. Danella, Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Consumer Banking Group

Kate Danella is head of Regions Consumer Banking Group, which is comprised of the Retail Bank, Mortgage, and Indirect Lending and Partnerships. These business lines include Branch Bankers and Retail Leadership; Mortgage Sales; Indirect Auto Lending; Consumer Indirect Lending Partnerships; Consumer Deposit and Loan Product Management; and Consumer Strategy. She is a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team. Regions is a regional bank that operates throughout the South, Midwest and Texas and is headquartered in Birmingham, Ala.

Danella most recently served as Chief Strategy and Client Experience Officer. Previously Danella was head of Strategic Planning and Consumer Bank Products and Origination Partnerships. Prior to that, Danella led Private Wealth Management. She joined Regions in July 2015 as the Wealth Strategy and Effectiveness Executive. Before joining Regions, Danella served for 13 years as vice president for Capital Group Companies, a global wealth management organization managing more than $1.7 trillion in assets, in various leadership roles in sales, strategy, client services and marketing.

Danella earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and English from Vanderbilt. She also holds a master’s of philosophy in European Studies from the University of Cambridge, and a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School. She serves on the board for the Virginia Samford Theatre, the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, Jones Valley Teaching Farms, as well as the Board of Overseers for the Culverhouse School of Business. She is also a member of the Rotary Club of Greater Birmingham.