Regions adds VP

Banking industry veteran to focus on SBA products

Regions has announced the hiring of Lane Rhodes as vice president and SBA product specialist for Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

A 15-year financial industry veteran, Rhodes (pictured) previously served as vice president of SBA (U.S. Small Business Administration) lending for Wells Fargo; vice president and SBA lending officer for Fifth Third Bank; and regional account manager/ SBA and USDA lender for CIT.

Along with her husband, Rhodes founded Barefoot Republic Camp, a nonprofit summer camp that focuses on diversity. She is the board chair elect for Community Housing Partnership of Williamson County and serves as the immediate past president of the Women’s Political Collaborative of TN.

Rhodes earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from Belmont University, where she also served as student body treasurer.

“[Rhodes] has already made a significant, tangible impact with our clients,” Kelley Kee, Regions Middle TN business banking executive, said in a release. “Her addition, along with our expanded SBA product offerings, reinforces Regions’ commitment to serving small businesses across Middle Tennessee.”