Regions recruits trust SVP

Former tax attorney moves over from Raymond James

Regions Bank has recruited from Raymond James Financial a senior vice president and trust advisor.

Stephen Peluso will work to attract and keep trust and investment management clients to Regions, which is one of Middle Tennessee’s largest lenders and wealth managers. He also will work with other wealth management partners and help with investment allocations, industry trends and fiduciary principles.

Peluso, who has more than 22 years of financial planning experience, had worked at Raymond James as a wealth strategist for two years. Before that, he spent nine years as a managing director and wealth management specialist at Morgan Keegan when that company was owned by Regions.

Prior to entering the banking sector, Peluso worked as a tax attorney at King & Ballow and a tax associate at the former Boult Cummings Connors & Berry.