William D. Ritter

William D. Ritter, Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Wealth Management Group

Bill Ritter serves as Head of the Wealth Management group. The Wealth Management group includes Private Wealth Management, Investment Services, Institutional Services and Asset Management.

Prior to assuming his current role in 2011, Ritter served as president for the Central Region, overseeing banking operations in Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. Throughout his career at Regions, which he started in 1993, Ritter has served in several management positions, including North Central Alabama area executive and commercial banking executive with management responsibility for commercial middle market, corporate banking and public, institutional and not for profit activity. He also has served as commercial banking sales manager and business banking sales manager for North Central Alabama.

Ritter earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Vanderbilt University and is a graduate of the Stonier School of Banking at Georgetown.

Ritter is involved in several community organizations, including serving on the board of directors of Leadership Birmingham and the Birmingham Museum of Art and on the board of trustees for Tuskegee University. He is a former member of the board of directors for the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, McWane Science Center, the Alabama Symphony and Innovation Depot.