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Bill Linginfelter

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
business and management
Commerce Insurance Agency
Georgia

Biography

 Bill Linginfelter oversees the daily commercial and retail operations for the Georgia and South Carolina Division of Regions Financial Corporation, a top U.S. bank holding company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with $125 billion in assets, operating over 1,600 branches in 15 states. Throughout his 38-year career, he has held various management positions in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Regions in 2008, Linginfelter served as Georgia Chief Executive Officer for Wachovia Bank, and before that was the director of SouthTrust Bank’s Enterprise Banking division, which included oversight of all business activities in the bank’s largest markets. Linginfelter received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia.  He also completed the Commercial Banking Schools at the Graduate School of Banking of the South and Commercial Banking at the UVA Darden School.  He serves on the Executive Board of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, where he served as Board chair in 2010.  He is also on the Board of the Georgia Research Alliance which he chaired from 2009-2012. In addition, he will chair the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Board in 2017. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Piedmont Hospital Atlanta, Buckhead Coalition, The Commerce Club and Atlanta Hall Management (home of the College Football Hall of Fame). Bill has also served on The Board of Councilors of the Carter Center since 2001. He is the Treasurer of the Board of the Atlanta Speech School.  In 2006, he chaired the Metro Atlanta United Way campaign and in 2004 and 2005 chaired the Atlanta United Negro College Fund campaign. Bill and his wife, Mitzi, have two children.

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