C. Matthew Lusco

C. Matthew Lusco, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Matt Lusco is Chief Risk Officer and leads the Risk Management Group, which is comprised of risk management operations, including Enterprise Risk, Compliance Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk, Market Risk, Business Services Credit, Credit Operations, Problem Asset Management, Risk Analytics and Regulatory Affairs.

Lusco joined Regions in 2011, bringing over 30 years of audit, accounting and risk management expertise in a wide range of institutions. Prior to joining Regions, Lusco was managing partner in KPMG's offices in Birmingham, Alabama and Memphis, Tennessee. In this role, his primary focus was in providing audit and business advisory services to publicly and privately held companies, particularly commercial banks in the southeastern United States. Before joining KPMG, Lusco was with Arthur Andersen's Birmingham, Alabama, office from 1989 to 2002 and was managing partner from 1996 to 2002. From 1986 to 1988, Lusco worked in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's Office of the Chief Accountant in Washington, D.C. where he worked with OCC representatives and counterparts at the FDIC and Federal Reserve in policy development and in interpreting accounting and regulatory issues. He began his career in the Jackson, Mississippi office of Arthur Andersen in 1979.

Lusco graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1979 with a bachelor's degree in business administration and is a CPA in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Matt's community and civic involvements have been varied and have included board and/or leadership positions with Operation New Birmingham, The Civic Club Foundation, The Birmingham International Festival, The American Heart Association and the Ole Miss Alumni Association. He is a member of the Birmingham Downtown Rotary Club, The Monday Morning Quarterback Club and was in the 2001 class of Leadership Birmingham.