Major cities served by Regions Bank include Birmingham, Alabama; Knoxville, Tennessee; Memphis, Tennessee; Dallas, Texas; and Little Rock, Arkansas. Other large service areas are New Orleans, Louisiana; St. Louis, Missouri; and Indianapolis, Indiana. In total, the bank serves 16 states across the South, Midwest and Texas.
Regions Bank also has a presence in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa and Kentucky. Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia have locations as well. The bank claims to be an active participant in the communities it serves by creating affordable housing options, promoting financial education and small business development, and investing in community development projects.
As of April 2015, Regions operates about 1,700 branch offices and 2,400 ATMs. The parent company of Regions Bank, Regions Financial Corporation, has its corporate headquarters at the Regions Center in Birmingham, Alabama. The Regions Financial Corporation began operating on July 13, 1971, with the merger of three Alabama banks, and the combined company became known as First Alabama Bancshares. The bank ranks first in market share in Alabama, where it has made more than $1.55 billion in home loans and employs more than 8,300 associates. The bank is also ranked first in Tennessee and Mississippi. It is among the top 10 banks in most of the states it serves.