Kate Randall Danella

EVP, Head of Strategic Planning & Corporate Development at Regions

Kate Danella serves as head of Strategic Planning and Consumer Bank Products and Origination Partnerships at Regions Bank, where she also serves as a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team. She leads a team responsible for enterprise-wide strategic planning and is responsible for managing product and pricing strategies and driving overall business results for consumer and small business deposits, credit and debit cards, unsecured lending, auto lending and real estate lending. She also oversees unsecured lending managed through third party relationships. Regions is a regional bank that operates throughout the South, Midwest and Texas and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Danella joined Regions in July 2015 as the Wealth Strategy and Effectiveness Executive, and then as Head of Private Wealth Management. Prior to joining Regions, Danella served for 13 years as vice president for Capital Group Companies, a global wealth management organization managing more than $1.7 trillion in assets, in various leadership roles in sales, strategy, client services and marketing.

Danella earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and English from Vanderbilt. She also holds a master’s of philosophy in European Studies from the University of Cambridge, and a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School. She serves on the board for the Virginia Samford Theatre in Birmingham and the Board of Overseers for the Culverhouse School of Business. She is also a member of the Rotary Club of Greater Birmingham.


  • EVP, Head of Strategic Planning & Corporate Development

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