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Sep 08, 2014, 17:19 ET

Clients in the U.S., Mexico, Colombia and Peru enjoyed the cuisine of the restaurant named the world's best in 2013

 Three chefs, four countries and six cities: The BBVA-El Celler de Can Roca tour, the gastronomic event of the year, ended last week with the...

Sep 08, 2014, 12:50 ET

BBVA Compass kicks off week of service initiative in 20 markets across footprint

 More than 1,300 BBVA Compass employees signed up to volunteer in 20 markets across the bank's footprint this week, coming together for a week...

Sep 03, 2014, 15:18 ET

BBVA Compass announces the hiring of community relations officers to coordinate bank's efforts

 BBVA Compass today announced its plan to hire 10 community relations officers across its footprint as the bank extends its commitment to...

Sep 03, 2014, 12:28 ET
Maria Holmes, BBVA Compass head of asset management and trust (PRNewsFoto/BBVA Compass)

Maria Holmes tapped as new head of asset management and trust at BBVA Compass

BBVA Compass announced today that it has tapped Maria Holmes as its new head of asset management and trust. Holmes will also lead the registered...

Sep 02, 2014, 16:22 ET

BBVA Compass names city president in Fort Walton Beach market

BBVA Compass has named Katie Sharon city president of its Fort Walton Beach, Fla., market, an area where the bank intends to grow its...

Aug 21, 2014, 10:00 ET

BBVA Compass adds three new members to its Dallas advisory board

 BBVA Compass has added three new members to its Dallas advisory board to support the bank's business development activities in the market....

Aug 18, 2014, 10:16 ET

BBVA Compass expands mobile banking suite for treasury management customers

 BBVA Compass today introduced a treasury management app for its commercial clients as part of the bank's mission to offer the best digital...

Aug 04, 2014, 14:00 ET

BBVA kicks off tour with highly acclaimed Roca brothers this week

 Spanish financial services group BBVA and the Roca brothers kick off their world tour today with the first in a series of exclusive client...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:11 ET

BBVA Compass and Zenmonics form alliance to develop tablet-based app

BBVA Compass and Zen­­monics Inc. today announced an agreement to design and test a tablet-based app for the bank's sales force, giving...

Jul 30, 2014, 09:30 ET

BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc. reports earnings of $222 million for first half of 2014

 BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., a Sunbelt-based bank holding company (BBVA Compass), reported today net income attributable to shareholder of...

Jul 15, 2014, 18:59 ET

BBVA selects two Texas art venues to host dinners by famed Roca brothers

Spanish financial services group BBVA has selected a pair of grand art venues to host its series of once-in-a-lifetime private client dinners...

Jul 08, 2014, 13:29 ET

Urban Resource Institute, BBVA Team Up to Help Survivors of Domestic Violence Overcome Economic Abuse

Urban Resource Institute (URI) and BBVA celebrated the opening today of a new computer lab at one of URI's busiest domestic violence...

Jul 01, 2014, 09:30 ET

BBVA brings World's Best Pastry Chef of 2014 to New York in advance of U.S. tour

Spanish financial services group BBVA brought Jordi Roca, named the World's Best Pastry Chef of 2014 by Restaurant Magazine, to New York City on...

Jun 26, 2014, 18:21 ET

BBVA Compass welcomes Rock 105.9 station manager to Calhoun County advisory board

BBVA Compass has named radio personality Chris Wright as the newest member of its Calhoun County advisory board. Wright is the station manager for...

Jun 26, 2014, 15:41 ET

BBVA Compass hires veteran banker to lead its new Los Angeles loan production office

BBVA Compass hired veteran banker Everett Orrick to serve as its market president for Los Angeles, where he'll also be responsible for the...

Jun 26, 2014, 11:00 ET

BBVA Compass expands mortgage sales force, taps industry veteran as national sales manager

 BBVA Compass has tapped Phoenix-based mortgage industry veteran Jens Lovell as its new national mortgage banking sales manager. Lovell is...

Jun 24, 2014, 22:05 ET

BBVA Compass expands its team in Corpus Christi

 BBVA Compass is continuing to expand its Corpus Christi team as it seeks to take advantage of opportunities in the coastal city. East Texas...

Jun 24, 2014, 14:58 ET

BBVA Compass takes No.1 spot with customers in American Banker's annual reputation survey

BBVA Compass jumped more than 12 points to take the No. 1 spot with customers in American Banker's annual survey of the reputations of the top 25...

Jun 23, 2014, 17:41 ET

BBVA Compass hires veteran banker to help develop correspondent banking clients

 BBVA Compass has hired veteran banker Fred Wipperling as its Correspondent Banking relationship manager based in Mandeville, La. The senior...

Jun 23, 2014, 17:38 ET

BBVA Compass promotes bankers to help develop its correspondent banking unit

BBVA Compass has promoted veteran bankers John "Rusty" Davis and Jim Park to senior vice presidents in correspondent banking. The senior...