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Banking Management and Director Moves

09 November 2016

SNL Financial, By Leo Gatdula, Wednesday, November 09, 2016

S&P Global Market Intelligence presents a daily roundup of management and board changes in the bank and thrift industry. This feature excludes C-level leadership changes and stories previously covered by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Regions Financial Corp. said Nov. 8 that it appointed Samuel Di Piazza Jr. and James Prokopanko to its board, effective immediately. S&P Global Market Intelligence presents a daily roundup of management and board changes in the bank and thrift industry. This feature excludes C-level leadership changes and stories previously covered by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Regions’ 13-member board consists of 12 independent outside directors with the addition of Di Piazza and Prokopanko. Di Piazza served as vice chairman of the Citigroup Inc.Global Corporate and Investment Bank, while Prokopanko is the former president and CEO of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients producer The Mosaic Co.

Comerica Inc. appointed Michael Collins to its board, effective Nov. 8. Collins, 65, most recently served as a consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and as chairman of the advisory board of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

Thomas Dungan III, Yong Li, Wendy Mitchell and Paul Zhu join six existing members of the board of Virginia-based Old Dominion National Bank. Dungan is CEO of training and performance improvement company Management Concepts and president of Andover Investments LLC, a holding company for investment activity in banking and real estate. Li has served as the technology architect in the Washington metro area office of a global business services, information technology and consulting company since 2000. Mitchell recently retired from a 34-year banking career. Zhu owns, develops and manages commercial and residential real estate in Fairfax County. Since 2015, he has served as managing partner of Pender Professional Center.

Ozark, Mo.-based Ozark Bank named Darren Garrison senior vice president and commercial lender at the Nixa, Mo., location, the (Ozark) Christian County Headliner News reported.