Mr. Stonestreet was formerly executive vice president of Regions Private Wealth Management, responsible for providing comprehensive planning, investments, and banking solutions for affluent clients. Regions is a nationally recognized U.S. bank-holding company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with $122 billion in assets, operating approximately 1,700 banking offices in 16 states. Mr. Stonestreet has more than 25 years of financial services experience and has managed a broad spectrum of wealth businesses. He joined Regions Financial in 2009 to lead the company’s Private Banking division and was named head of Regions Private Wealth Management in June 2011.
Prior to that, Stonestreet spent 15 years with Merrill Lynch in a number of capacities, including Chief Executive Officer and General Manager, Merrill Lynch Banc Suisse in Geneva, Switzerland; Chairman and Global Head of International Trust and Wealth Structuring; Global Co-head of Private Wealth Services, where he focused on Latin America; Director of Private Banking, New York Foreign Office; and Director of Private Banking, Amsterdam Office.
Before joining Merrill Lynch, Stonestreet worked at SunTrust Bank as Trust Officer and Credit Analyst. He began his career at Dupont do Brasil in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as a Financial Analyst. Stonestreet earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and received a Master’s Degree in International Business Studies from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina.
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