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Teresa Stinson Named Florida Commercial Banking Executive of Cadence Bank

TAMPA, June 5, 2019 — Cadence Bank today announced the appointment of Teresa Stinson as Executive Vice President, Florida Commercial Banking Executive.


“Teresa has been a valuable part of our Commercial Banking team since 2012 and will bring tremendous value to this leadership role,” said Sam Tortorici, CEO of Cadence Bank. “She is driven by a desire to make a difference in the lives of her clients and to work collaboratively in identifying the best solutions to help her clients and her team be successful. With Teresa’s guidance, we look forward to continued growth in Florida and appreciate the support of our loyal clients.”


Stinson brings more than 32 years of retail and commercial banking experience and previously served as Senior Vice President, C&I Relationship Manager at Cadence. She began her career with Barnett Bank in Consumer Lending, Branch Management and stayed through the NationsBank and Bank of America mergers in her role as Regional Sales Director for Retail Banking, overseeing more than 300 employees. After 13 years, Stinson was recruited to build the Retail Bank Division for Wachovia in Tampa Bay and created a successful DeNovo roll-out and bank acquisition strategy until Wachovia was acquired by First Union. Her roles at the new Wachovia included Financial Specialist Sales Leader, Acquisition Banking Director, and Commercial Client Manager, along with Chair of the Diversity Council representing over 10,000 employees. Stinson returned to Bank of America in their Global Commercial Bank as a Senior Vice President and Client Manager before joining Cadence.


Stinson is actively involved in the Tampa community as a founder and past president of Voices for Children of Tampa Bay and a member of several organizations, including Leadership Tampa Alumni, Association for Corporate Growth, Women’s Executive Leadership, The University of Tampa Board of Fellows and The University of Tampa Sykes Business School Dean’s Advisory Board.


She holds a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Florida and is a past recipient of the 40 Under 40 Award presented by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.


Stinson assumes the role previously held by veteran banker John Watts, who passed away unexpectedly in April.


About Cadence Bank


Cadence Bank is a leading regional banking franchise with $17.4 billion in assets as of March 31, 2019, and 98 branch locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Backed by 132 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.





Danielle Kernell

Cadence Bank

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