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Empowering Women to Pursue Greatness

Rise with Renasant, our women’s empowerment initiative, makes a difference for women in the communities we serve. At Renasant Bank, we are steadfast in our mission to support female leaders, achievers, and innovators.


With Us

LEAD With Us

Rise encourages women to pursue leadership positions within the businesses and communities in which they live and work.


Your Path

CREATE Your Path

If you have an idea, see where it takes you. Rise supports female entrepreneurs taking the path less traveled.


With Us

GROW With Us

At Renasant Bank, we support talented women on their journey to success.

Our Stories

Read more about the women who inspired this initiative.

  • Meet Shella Sylla

    Growing up, Shella Sylla had never thought about playing golf. She wasn’t interested and didn’t consider herself athletic - at all. All of that changed during her first job in banking. [...]

  • Meet Elizabeth Heiskell

    When talking with Elizabeth Heiskell, there’s absolutely no question as to why she has found success as not only chef and author, but also tv personality. [...]

  • Meet Ally Ewing

    In her sixth year on the LPGA Tour, Ally Ewing knows that she belongs. As of June 1, 2021, she’s won more than $2.2 million [...]

  • Meet Diane Hight

    Diane Hight is the founder and president of Forever Young Senior Veterans in Collierville, Tennessee. When Hight started Forever Young [...]

  • Meet Ann Stanford

    Ann Stanford began her tenure with Renasant Bank more than 60 years ago. A journey that started with a visit with her school principal [...]

  • Meet Brittany Wagner

    “Do you have a pencil?” That simple question helped Brittany Wagner rise to fame as the star of the Netflix documentary [...]

  • Meet Amy Tate

    Although Amy Tate travels a great deal in her role with the Tennesee Valley Authority, she is equally devoted to impacting the lives of [...]

  • Meet Komeh Davis

    Komeh Davis’ dream of owning her own bakery began in her home in 2009. Two years later, she expanded her business to what is now known [...]

  • Meet Joyce Weiser

    Joyce Weiser serves as President and CFO of Master Body Works in Leesburg, Georgia. Master Body Works began as a small body shop in [...]

  • Meet Nancy New

    Nancy New serves as an underwriter for Renasant Bank in Birmingham, Alabama. She has a passion for serving others and makes a [...]

  • Meet RaShawnda Lewis

    RaShawnda Lewis serves as a senior personal banker for Renasant Bank and lives in Valdosta, Georgia. Lewis serves her community as a board [...]

  • Meet Dr. Suzanne Lacey

    Renasant Nation is proud to tell you more about a successful and admired figure within the Renasant family: Dr. Suzanne Lacey. Dr. [...]

  • Meet Tracey Morant Adams

    Tracey Morant Adams is a Senior Executive Vice President and the Chief Community Development & Corporate Social Responsibility [...]

  • Meet Jill Deer

    Jill Deer was the first woman to join Renasant’s corporate and bank boards in 2010. Deer is Chief Administrative Officer for [...]

What's Your Story?

Tell us about the amazing women in your community. Share your story below with #RiseWithRenasant.