Regions Insurance Leadership

Rick Ulmer

President and Chief Executive Officer,
Regions Insurance Group

Rick Ulmer is head of Regions Insurance Group, a subsidiary of Regions Financial Corporation and affiliate of Regions Bank. Regions Financial, with $126 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage, and insurance products and services.

Ulmer leads all activities of Regions Insurance Group.

Ulmer joined Regions Insurance in 2013 as the Regional Executive for the Central Region. The Central Region was subsequently expanded to become the Mid America Region which includes Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Tennessee and Texas.

Ulmer previously served as a Managing Director for Marsh USA where he was the Sales Leader for the North Central Region and Industry Executive for Marsh's industry verticals in the Central zone. With over 28 years of insurance experience, Ulmer has served as President of The MMI Group, SVP of e-policy and various other leadership roles in the insurance industry.

Ulmer holds a Bachelor's in Business Administration from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Mark Forrester

Regional Executive
Regions Insurance Midwest Region

Mark Forrester is Regional Executive for the Midwest Region of Regions Insurance. The Midwest Region includes Tennessee, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Illinois.

Forrester began his career over 25 years ago as an Underwriter trainee for the USF&G Insurance Company. After several years with USF&G, he moved to Royal Insurance where he was a multi-line underwriter for the Memphis territory.

In 1983, Forrester joined E.H. Crump and Company, the predecessor company of Marsh USA Inc. in Memphis, TN. He was a Managing Director of Marsh USA until June of 2007.

Forrester has served as President of the Insurors of Memphis, President of the Greater Memphis Insurance Council and State Director for the Insurors of Tennessee. Forrester currently serves on the Boards of the Golden Cross Senior Residence Fund as well as the RegionalOne Healthcare Foundation.

Forrester graduated from the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Insurance and Risk Management.

Mike Breedlove

Regional Executive
Regions Insurance Southeast Region

Mike Breedlove is Regional Executive for the Southeast Region of Regions Insurance. The Southeast Region includes offices in Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Florida and Mississippi.

Breedlove joined Regions Insurance in 2012. He previously was affiliated with WS Pharr & Co for more than 20 years including 10 years as President and COO.

Breedlove recently served 5 years on the Advisory Board for the Risk Management Department at the University of Mississippi. He is a graduate of Concordia University Chicago.

Frank Holmes

Regional Executive
Regions Insurance South Region

Frank Holmes is Regional Executive for the South Region of Regions Insurance. The South Region includes offices in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Holmes joined Regions Insurance in June 2014. He previously served in a number of roles with Zurich NA, most recently as Vice President / General Manger of Zurich Direct Markets' Southeast Division. With over 38 years of insurance experience, Holmes has earned his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation, and has been involved with various other roles within the industry.

Holmes attended Columbus State University in Columbus, GA, as well as Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, IL.

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