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Dyanne Ray Joins Butler Snow in Ridgeland

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Dyanne Ray has joined the firm in Ridgeland, Miss. Ray will serve as a banking and compliance advisor in the banking and bank regulatory area within the finance, real estate and restructuring practice group.

“We look forward to utilizing Dyanne’s expertise in working with our financial institution clients,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman, Butler Snow. “Her banking, regulatory compliance, IT and problem solving experience will be a great asset to the firm. We are excited to have her working on our team.”

Ray has been a successful quality assurance analyst in the financial services industry, and has vast experience in loan, deposit and compliance software and systems, including integrating with IT and business areas to streamline and maximize efficiencies.

Her banking background includes consumer, commercial and mortgage lending. While working as a loan operations manager at Deposit Guaranty National Bank, Ray managed consumer and commercial loan operations for several states and collaborated with senior management to advance more efficient processes.

Ray earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mississippi State University.

Butler Snow’s banking and bank regulatory group regularly advises banks, bank holding companies and other financial institutions on a wide range of matters in the complex regulatory environment in which they operate.  Our lawyers and compliance professionals have significant experience and expertise in state and federal banking regulatory and legal matters and are focused on finding practical solutions to the corporate, securities, and regulatory compliance issues that are unique to financial institutions, from large regional bank holding companies to local community banks.

Butler Snow’s banking and compliance advisers provide compliance consulting, training, risk assessment and compliance reviews for our financial institution clients in the areas of loans and deposits, insider transactions and Regulation O, fair lending, Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering, and the Community Reinvestment Act.  Butler Snow also sponsors and advises the Mississippi Regulatory Compliance Group and the Mid-South Regulatory Compliance Group which are composed of regional and community banks in Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas and Louisiana who have joined together for ongoing compliance education and consulting services on a cost-effective basis.

Butler Snow’s lawyers also assist financial institutions with a wide range of corporate and securities matters such as corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, formation of new banks and bank holding companies, capital raising and securities offerings including offerings of public and private debt and equity, SEC registration and state and federal securities compliance issues.