Ken Blackwell Joins Cadence Bank

NASHVILLE, Tn., August 31, 2022 - Cadence Bank (NYSE: CADE) announces the addition of veteran banker Ken Blackwell as senior vice president and director in the large corporate banking group. 

In his new role, Blackwell will provide corporate banking clients with innovative financial support and help implement strategies to enhance the team’s outreach and support to clients and potential clients across the bank’ Southeastern footprint.

“Ken brings over 20 years of banking experience to this role and I'm looking forward to working with him to deliver customized solutions to help service our clients,” said Brian Young, executive vice president, managing director within large corporate banking. “The addition of experienced individuals such as Ken will strategically contribute to our future growth and success.”

Prior to joining Cadence Bank, Blackwell served in both relationship management and portfolio management roles for national banks.  While his experience in these positions served customers across diversified industries, Ken has also spent time specializing in areas such as Food & Beverage, Gaming, and Real Estate Investment Trusts (“REITs”).  

“I'm excited to join this talented and driven group of bankers,” said Blackwell. “Cadence has done an incredible job supporting the needs of their customers and the communities they serve, and I'm looking forward to becoming a part of this dynamic, customer-first culture.” 

Blackwell earned his bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business. He carries Series 79 (Investment Banking Rep), Series 63 (Securities Agent) designations. 

About Cadence Bank

Cadence Bank (NYSE: CADE) is a leading regional banking franchise with approximately $50 billion in assets and nearly 400 branch locations across the South and Texas. Cadence provides consumers, businesses and corporations with a full range of innovative banking and financial solutions. Services and products include consumer banking, consumer loans, mortgages, home equity lines and loans, credit cards, commercial and business banking, treasury management, specialized lending, asset-based lending, commercial real estate, equipment financing, correspondent banking, SBA lending, foreign exchange, wealth management, investment and trust services, financial planning, retirement plan management, and personal and business insurance. Cadence is committed to a culture of respect, diversity and inclusion in both its workplace and communities. Cadence Bank, Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

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