Lynn Wright

Arkansas Area President

Regions Bank

Age: 49

Lynn Wright

Lynn Wright presides over one of the largest banking franchises in Arkansas. His territory, which covers most of the state, provides the lion's share of $4.4 billion in Arkansas deposits held by Regions Bank. Wright joined Regions with its 1998 acquisition of Little Rock's First Commercial Corp., where he was chief financial officer.

Wright became Central Arkansas Group President with Regions in the wake of the transaction. He rose through the ranks at First Commercial, where he started as an accountant in 1984.