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Business briefcase 8/7

Sunday, August 7, 2005

SIKESTON -- Regions Bank has appointed Keith Parker as business banking relationship manager for the bank's location in Sikeston. His office is located at 425 North Main.

Parker, a lifelong resident of Sikeston, joined Regions Bank in 2003 and has most recently served as a mortgage loan originator. He graduated from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance.

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF), headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., is a full-service provider of retail and commercial banking, trust, securities brokerage, mortgage, and insurance products and services. With its merger with the former Union Planters Corp. complete, Regions had $84.1 billion in assets as of Sept. 30, 2004, making it one of the nation's Top 15 financial services providers. Regions' banking subsidiaries, Regions Bank and Union Planters Bank, operate some 1,350 offices and a 1,700-ATM network across a 15-state geographic footprint in the South, Midwest and Texas.Additional information about Regions, which is a member of both the Forbes and Fortune 500 and has one of the Top 20 mortgage companies in the United States, can be found at www.regions.com.

SIKESTON - The Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce September noon luncheon is scheduled for Aug. 25 at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 600 Pine St.. Lunch will be $8 per person.

NEW MADRID - Judy Glidwell is the new chief operations officer for Southeast Missouri Health Network. Her appointment became effective June 22. Glidwell, who has been with SEMO Health Network for over 20 years, has held a supervisory role during this tenure.

"I am very excited about being appointed this position and I look forward to the continuing growth of SEMO Health Network," Glidwell said.

"Semo's current management team will be complete with the addition of Ms. Glidwell," said Cheryl White, CEO. "I look forward to a prosperous future with her knowledge and experience."

JACKSON -- Justin Michael Pobst, formerly of Sikeston, is taking on the role of vice president for First Midwest Bank.

Pobst has been very active in the commercial loan department of the bank for the past 11 months.

Involved in the industry for the past seven years, Pobst said his experience had added to his success. "I enjoy banking and the opportunity to meet so many people throughout the region. It is always a privilege to assist my customers in order to provide them with a positive banking experience," said Pobst

Pobst is 2002 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in business -- finance. He currently serves on the Junior Achievement Advisory Board of Southeast Missouri, is a member of the Jackson Chamber of Commerce and attends the First Presbyterian Church in Jackson.

He now resides in Jackson with his wife Merideth and daughter Lydia Grace.