15:00 | 08.11.2017
Banker has Gift for Nurturing Success

To Contina Woods, any opportunity, no matter how large or small,
is another chance to achieve greater success, not only in her life, but
also in the lives of others. It’s always been that way.

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Contina Woods, foreground, is dedicated to using her success to help others succeed. Here, she is photographed volunteering at Prodisee Pantry in Spanish Fort, Ala., near Mobile. (Photo: Business Wire)
“When I was young, my dad ran an auto-mechanic shop by day and a wrecker
service by night. In summers, he would allow me to tag along,” said
Woods. “He taught me impeccable customer service and an outstanding work

Woods applied that work ethic in other aspects of her life. She
graduated second in her high school class – while leading several
extra-curricular activities – and earned a scholarship to the University
of Southern Mississippi.

Days before graduating from Southern Miss in 2000, Woods accepted a
position as a Management Associate for Regions. Seventeen years later,
Woods is now a Treasury Management Relationship Manager, one of the
company’s consistent top performers and a highly sought-after mentor for
associates who credit her with helping their careers grow.

When Woods moved to South Alabama as a bank branch manager in 2005, she
immediately began volunteering with Prodisee Pantry.

“At that time, Prodisee was a small church ministry that provided meals
for needy families. I would help teach financial education to some of
the families,” Woods said. “Now, Prodisee is a stand-alone nonprofit
organization and a staple in the community, providing job services,
medical and dental screenings, legal referrals, financial assistance and
other services. I’m so proud to see Prodisee grow.”

Woods serves on Prodisee’s board of directors. She leads fundraising
campaigns and volunteer opportunities for community members. Those
opportunities include:

Community leaders luncheons, where prospective donors and volunteers
dine on the same foods that Prodisee provides for needy families;

Distribution days every Tuesday, when Prodisee delivers monthly food
boxes to its families;

Box-packing weeknights, when volunteers sort items and fill boxes for
upcoming distribution days.

Prodisee serves 17,000 families annually.

Citing Woods’ impact on her community, Regions
Bank today announced that Woods is the November 2017 recipient of
the Regions Bank Better Life Award. The Better Life Award is the top
honor given to a Regions associate for outstanding dedication and job
performance, as well as exemplary involvement and commitment to the

Together with the recognition, Regions donates $1,000 in the name of the
recipient to a nonprofit organization of the winner’s choice. Woods
chose Prodisee because of her work with the organization.

Woods’ community commitment and dedication to customers are further
illustrated in this
video on the Regions
Financial YouTube channel.
About The Better Life Award
The Better Life Award is presented monthly to a Regions associate who
lives the company’s mission to make life better for customers,
associates and the communities Regions serves, and who is an example of
the company’s values:

Put People First

Do What Is Right

Focus On Your Customer

Reach Higher

Enjoy Life

Regions associates are nominated for the award by their managers and
peers. Regions Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Grayson
Hall honors recipients at the company’s headquarters in Birmingham,
Alabama, at a meeting broadcast to offices throughout the communities
Regions serves. In addition to the recognition, associates who earn the
Better Life Award receive an additional week of vacation, a crystal
award, and a $1,000 donation is made in their name to the nonprofit
organization of their choice.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $123 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 across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its
subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,500 banking offices
and 1,900 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line
of products and services can be found at

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