Kimberly HopperKimberly Hopper, Senior Vice President, joined Regions Bank in 2004 as a City President to lead the company’s expansion in the Sarasota and Manatee marketplace.

Nearly all of Kim’s banking experience has been in the Sarasota/Manatee Market,  where she is responsible for leading the overall success of a sixteen (16) branch  network along with the Business Banking and Private Banking Leadership Teams in  Sarasota and Manatee counties.

Kimberly Hopper started her 26-year banking career as a Management Associate at  Barnett Bank in 1986 through 1993.  Then she joined the Central Fidelity National  Bank, in Virginia, as a VP Branch Manager, in 1993.  Returning to Florida, Kim held  positions with SunTrust which included Market Manager in Sarasota, FL from 1996 to  2000 and  SWFL Private Banking Regional Manager from 2000 to 2004.

Kim is a graduate of the University of South Florida and holds a BS Finance degree. She has a passion for her community and spends hours of her time volunteering.  She was  the Chairman of the Board of United Way of Sarasota County in 2012  and Past Chair of the Corporate Campaign in 2007-2008.  She has also been a member of the UW Community Impact and Finance Committees.  She currently serves as a Board Member of the United Way Suncoast  and in the UW Advancing Strategies Committee.

In addition, she has been member of the Board of Directors, Chairperson of the HR/Finance Committee and member of the Audit Committee of the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches. Currently she is a Board Committee member of the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches.   In 2005 she became involved with the Women Resource Center of Manatee, where she served as the Treasurer, an Executive Council Member and on the Board of Directors until 2010.  She was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Manatee Community Foundation in 2009 and represents Regions Bank as a Business Advisory Member of the Braden River High School Business/International Studies Academy.

In the past, she was an Advisory Board member in the Mote Marine Institute