Regions Bank has named Jeffrey “Jeff” Rosen senior vice president, Government Guaranty Lending Manager, within the Business and Community Banking division.
Jeff Rosen, SVP, Government Guaranty Lending Manager, Regions Bank (Photo: Business Wire)
Rosen will oversee government lending programs across the 16 states Regions serves and will be the bank’s liaison to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Farmers Home Administration (FmHA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and various Certified Development Companies (CDCs). He will report to Lynetta Steed, head of Business and Community Banking. “Government guaranteed loans are important tools to support economic development, job creation and small business growth, which are critical to a sustained economic recovery,” said Steed. “Regions has a long history of supporting small businesses, and under Jeff’s leadership Regions will expand our strong emphasis on government guaranty lending to help communities and small businesses succeed.” Rosen has more than 25 years of experience in financial services with a focus on serving small business clients. He joins Regions Bank from Rosen Advisors, LLC, a consulting practice serving the retail and commercial banking industry. Prior to this Rosen held business banking leadership roles at both Huntington Bank and U.S. Bank, most recently serving as executive vice president, Business Banking Director for Huntington Bank. Rosen earned a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University and is a graduate of the Consumer Bankers Association Graduate School of Retail Banking at the University of Virginia. He is former chair of the Consumer Bankers Association Small Business Committee. “Regions Bank has demonstrated a strong commitment to meeting the needs of small business clients by providing expertise and access to capital through both traditional loans and government guaranteed loan opportunities,” said Rosen. “I'm looking forward to partnering with our bankers and communities across all of the markets we serve to help small businesses grow and prosper.”