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Regions Bank Introduces Historically Black College And University Regions Visa® CheckCards

At Regions Bank (NYSE:RF), fans and graduates of several historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) can now show their school spirit every time they make a purchase with a Regions CheckCard.

Adding to a growing list of university and sports themed CheckCards, Regions now offers cards featuring four HBCUs -- Alabama A&M, Alabama State, Florida A&M and Tennessee State.

“These new CheckCards represent an expansion of our ongoing HBCU partnership,” said Tom Brooks, head of Regions Cards and Payments. “Regions is proud to support the pride and passion associated with HBCUs – not only in our ongoing involvement with the schools, but also in letting their fans and graduates show their support, too.”

The new CheckCards are available now online via the Regions YourPix Studio(SM).

Regions HBCU Partnership is a collaboration with six Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the Southeastern United States supporting financial education, academics, athletics, and alumni engagement.

In addition to the HBCU CheckCards, Regions has a number of other specially branded CheckCards affiliated with colleges and universities of the Southeastern Conference.

About Regions Financial Corporation

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $117 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 www.regions.com.



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