TYLER, Texas – Feb. 11, 2020 – Regions Bank on Tuesday announced that Michelle Balfay has joined the bank as a Commercial Relationship Manager for Tyler and surrounding East Texas communities. In this role, Balfay will establish banking relationships with large companies, as well as partner with fellow business groups to deliver comprehensive solutions to business clients.
“Michelle’s credit expertise and loan experience make her a natural fit for the role of Commercial Banking Manager,” said Tara Odell, East Texas Market Executive for Regions Bank. “Her proven track record in supporting business clients aligns with our commitment to providing top-tier service. We’re pleased to add Michelle to our already strong team as we continue to grow in East Texas.”
Balfay brings 10 years of banking and real estate experience to this role. Prior to joining Regions, Balfay was a Commercial Underwriting Manager for Southside Bank. She also served as an Escrow Assistant, Credit Loan Processor and Commercial Credit Analyst.
“Regions is dedicated to providing personalized advice and guidance to help meet each client’s unique needs,” said Balfay.
“I look forward to leveraging my commercial underwriting and credit experience in my new role and collaborating closely with my business partners to help the companies we serve thrive.”
Balfay earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Tyler, graduating summa cum laude. She also obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from UT Tyler.
Balfay has a long history of community service including volunteer work with Junior Achievement of Greater Tyler, the Gospel Village mentoring program and People Attempting to Help (PATH). Balfay is also a Leadership Tyler Class 28 graduate.
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $126 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, and mortgage products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,400 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Regions Bank is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.