Regions Financial (RF) Birmingham, Ala., is hiring financial consultants and holding more 15-year mortgages in an effort to boost lackluster revenue.

Regions has added roughly 100 financial consultants in recent months to it branches, Grayson Hall, the $119 billion-asset company's chief executive, said during a conference call Tuesday to discuss quarterly results. The additions are surpassing management's expectations, and Hall said plans are in place to keep hiring.

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