Robert Cole

Executive Vice President

15+ years of industry experience with leadership roles in both the insurance carrier and mortgage servicing industries. 2013 Board Member of the ABIA.

Regions Financial

At Regions, Robert was President of Regions Insurance Services.  As part of this role he had full P/L responsibility for all bank predicated and mass distributed insurance products.  This experience included:

  • Managing RFPs for all insurance platforms including lender placed, direct mail and personal lines
  • Managed multiple 8 figure revenue insurance platforms
  • Built and managed one of the industry’s 4 (in-house) bank-owned personal lines call centers
  • Responsible party to answer any regulatory requests
  • Ensuring compliance of all covered programs
  • Determine the appropriate coverage’s, amounts, and rates for lender placed business
  • Assisting executive leadership in preparing for press, industry and regulatory questions


Prior to working at Regions, Robert worked at Assurant for over 11 years.  His experience covers all products they offer to financial institutions including the following specialty areas:

  • Operations and technical system design
  • Filing rates with nearly all DOIs country wide for credit products
  • Managing statistical modeling and analysis for their lender placed program
  • Preparing Q&A notes for quarterly investor calls to prepare the CEO and senior management during the housing crisis