Regions Little Rock Names Charles Stewart EVP of Business Development, Public Funds

Charles Stewart, a veteran Little Rock bank executive, on Tuesday was named executive vice president of business development and public funds, institutional and not-for-profit business line at Regions Bank.

"Charles has a proven record in his efforts on public, institutional and nonprofit relationships," Charles Cook, president and CEO of Regions in Little Rock, said in a prepared statement. "He is an accomplished banker, well recognized for his talent and commitment to serving customers in both business and the community."

Stewart's 36-year banking career is dominated by community development work for Regions and its predecessors. A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, he has been involved in national projects for Regions that include chairing and designing the 2007 Community Build project, which received the Gold Presidents Volunteer Award given by President Bush.

Stewart has received many honors in his career such as the Mrs. David Terry Humanitarian award, William J. Smith award and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock President's award.

Listed among his civic and charitable resume is his work as the co-founder and chairman of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame and the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation. Stewart is immediate past chairman of the Board of Heifer International and a member of the Heifer Executive Committee.

He is a member of St. Andrew A.M.E. Church in Little Rock where he serves as Chairman of the finance committee, Steward Board, and Sunday School Superintendent.