Southeastern Board Member Since: January 2017
Leroy Abrahams joined Regions in 2013 as Executive Vice President of Strategic and Corporate Planning. In June 2014, he was named Area President for the North Central Alabama area. Regions is a top U.S. bank holding company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with $126 billion in assets, operating 1,630 banking offices across the South, Midwest and Texas.
Abrahams previously worked for SunTrust as President and CEO of the company’s Hampton Roads region in Virginia. In addition, he held roles as the retail banking executive and central group retail line of business leader. Before joining SunTrust, Abrahams held the position of consumer banking manager in eastern Tennessee for Regions Bank.
He graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a major in Finance.
Throughout his career, Abrahams has been active in serving and supporting nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life in various communities. Abrahams currently serves on the boards of REV Birmingham, the Woodlawn Foundation, the Birmingham Education Foundation, the Birmingham Business Alliance, the AG Gaston Boys & Girls Clubs and The World Games 2021. He also served as Chair for the Community Division of the United Way of Central Alabama 2015 campaign.