Keith Cook is the Market President for Regions Bank and responsible for the “Metro East” market. Keith has been in banking since 1984. He started with International Harvester Credit Corporation in Peoria, IL then moved to the National Bank of Mt. Olive in Mt. Olive, IL. .

His career with Regions Bank started in 1986 as a Retail Lender. Since then he has served as a Branch Manager, Consumer Banking Sales Manager and Consumer Banking Executive. In all positions except the Consumer Banking Executive he worked in Metro East Illinois. As Consumer Banking Executive he worked in the Central/Southern Missouri and Western KY markets.

Keith is a graduate of Southwestern Illinois College, earned a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness Economics from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL and a master’s in Management from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is also a graduate of Belleville Toastmasters Club 496 Speech Crafters, Illinois Bankers Consumer Lending School and Illinois Bankers School. .

Keith serves on the Boards of, Memorial Hospital, Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Council of Southwest Illinois. He is also active in the community with the Belle-Scott Committee (the oldest Civilian-Military Affairs Group in the Country), and Southwest Illinois Council of Mayors.