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Regions Announces New National Sales Executive for Funeral and Cemetery Trust Services

REGIONS BANK has announced that John Michael (Jack) Stepanek joined its funeral and cemetery trust division in February. Stepanek will serve as an institutional services vice president, responsible for leading business development opportunities for the funeral and cemetery trust division.

Stepanek has more than 25 years of experience in the death-care industry, serving in both senior leadership operations and sales roles. He previously served as vice president sales and director of operations with Funeral Plans-Canada.

He received his undergraduate degree from Mt. Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and completed his MBA studies at Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and Carlson School of Business, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

“The addition of someone with Jack’s industry experience joining our team, will prove to be an invaluable asset to our clients,” Regions Senior Vice President and Funeral and Cemetery Trust Manager David Falconer said. “He has a true understanding of the business decisions that a funeral home owner must make regarding their preneed trusts which will help Regions continue to improve upon our industry leading services. We are excited to have him join our Houston-based team of 20 funeral and cemetery trust professionals.”

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Posted April 26, 2017


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