HOPE Inside National Advisory Board Member Since: August 2014
Jon Davies is the Compliance Executive for Regions Bank who oversees the Community Affairs group, responsible for Community Reinvestment Act outreach and exam preparation, Corporate Contributions, Americans with Disabilities Act outreach, and Active Military and Veterans outreach. He has been with Regions, a top U.S. bank-holding company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with $118,801,412 billion in assets, operating 1,678 banking offices in 16 states, for 30 years.
Davies joined Regions in 1985 as a staff auditor. In 1989, he became an investigator in the Corporate Security Department. In 1992, Davies moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee, to serve as the Audit Supervisor for Tennessee, Georgia, and parts of Northeast Alabama. In 1996 he was named Vice President and Branch Manager of the Chattanooga Main Office, and in 1999 he was named Group Sales Manager for Chattanooga, Tennessee. Davies was named Senior Vice President and City President of the Auburn/Opelika, Alabama market in 2001. He returned to Birmingham and was named Fair Lending Manager in October 2002. He transitioned into Community Affairs in 2007, and has been in his current position since June 2011.
Davies holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He also completed studies at the Alabama Banking School, American Banker’s Association National Compliance School, American Banker’s Association National Graduate Compliance School, and Leadership Lee County.
Davies serves as a classroom consultant for Junior Achievement of Greater Birmingham. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Southeast Community Capital, Gulf Coast Housing Partnership, Teach for America – Alabama, Operation Hope – Hope Inside Advisory Board, Operation Hope – Alabama Advisory Board (Chair) and Advisory Board for the Greater Birmingham Academy of Finance. He has also served on the boards of Junior Achievement of Chattanooga, Tennessee; Red Cross of Lee County, Alabama; Greater Peace Community Development Corporation; and Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Lee County, Alabama.