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Deputy General Counsel Allison Skinner Selected President-Elect of Birmingham Bar Association for 2021-2022

BIRMINGHAM, February 3, 2021 – Cadence Bank, a subsidiary of Cadence Bancorporation (NYSE: CADE), is proud to announce that Deputy General Counsel Allison Skinner has made her mark on Birmingham history by becoming president-elect of the Birmingham Bar Association (BBA). She is only the sixth woman to hold this position since the association started in 1885.

“It’s an honor and a privilege to serve as president-elect of the BBA,” said Skinner. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to support Birmingham lawyers in their legal professions, as well as promoting justice and public service throughout our communities.”

At Cadence Bank, Skinner focuses on corporate governance, risk management, litigation and various corporate matters. Prior to joining Cadence, she established her own alternative dispute resolution firm after almost two decades of representing domestic and international clients in complex litigation.  

“This is an historic selection for the BBA and we are extremely proud of Allison,” said Jerry Powell, general counsel of Cadence Bank. “She is an exceptional lawyer, who makes a great effort to do what is best for her community and her peers. She will definitely make a positive difference in this leadership role.” 

Skinner currently serves on the board of directors for the Junior Achievement of Alabama and is an elected Alabama State Bar, Board of Bar Commissioner.

The Birmingham Bar Association is one of the oldest local bar associations in the United States, with approximately 3,500 members.

About Cadence Bank 

Cadence Bank is a leading regional banking franchise with $18.7 billion in assets as of December 31, 2020, and 98 branch locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Backed by 133 years of financial expertise, Cadence provides corporations, middle-market companies, small businesses and consumers with a full range of innovative banking and financial solutions. Services and products include commercial and business banking, treasury management, specialized lending, asset-based lending, commercial real estate, SBA lending, foreign exchange, wealth management, investment and trust services, financial planning, retirement plan management, personal and business insurance, consumer banking, consumer loans, mortgages, home equity lines and loans, and credit cards. Clients have access to leading-edge online and mobile solutions, interactive teller machines, and more than 55,000 ATMs. The Cadence team of 1,800 associates is committed to exceeding customer expectations and helping their clients succeed financially. Cadence Bank, N.A. is a subsidiary of Cadence Bancorporation (NYSE: CADE). For additional information, visit Cadence Bank, N.A. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS#525022.


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