Cadence Bancorporation Appoints Precious Williams Owodunni to Board of Directors

Houston (March 18, 2019)

Regional financial holding company Cadence Bancorporation (NYSE: CADE) has appointed Mountaintop’s President, Precious Williams Owodunni, to its board of directors. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cadence holds a combined $17.6 billion in total pro forma assets as of year end 2018 and operates 98 branches across the Southern region.

In the company’s release, Chairman and CEO of Cadence Bancorporation Paul B. Murphy Jr. said of Ms. Owodunni’s appointment, “Precious is an accomplished business strategist, and we are excited to have her on our board. Her guidance and expertise will be instrumental and provide a meaningful impact as we continue to grow organically and through additional M&A.”

Ms. Owodunni is president and founder of Houston-based business strategy and branding company Mountaintop Consulting. Before establishing Mountaintop, Ms. Owodunni was a vice president at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where she made private equity investments in high growth businesses and served on the board of several portfolio companies. She began her Goldman career as an investment banker in the Mergers & Strategic Advisory Group, advising energy, retail, and industrial companies on M&A and corporate finance transactions.

Ms. Owodunni graduated with honors from Yale University and received her J.D. from Yale Law School. She currently serves as a board member of the Houston Parks Board and the Episcopal Health Foundation and as an Advisory Board member of Amazing Place.

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