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Jan 29, 2015, 12:34 ET
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Lee Vardaman appointed to BBVA Compass board of directors

 BBVA Compass announced today that Lee Vardaman has been appointed to its board of directors. Vardaman previously served as chief credit risk...

Jan 27, 2015, 14:38 ET
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BBVA Compass awarded top honors for mobile banking functionality by Javelin Strategy & Research

 BBVA Compass' mobile app won the Mobile Banking Leader in Functionality Award for the second consecutive year in Javelin Strategy &...

Jan 23, 2015, 12:06 ET
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BBVA Compass names Hector Chacon CEO of Texas border region

 BBVA Compass announced today it has named Hector Chacon the bank's Texas border region CEO in a move aimed at fostering deeper ties to...

Jan 21, 2015, 19:16 ET
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BBVA Compass hires veteran banker to lead its new Raleigh commercial office

 BBVA Compass has hired veteran banker John Schiappa to serve as its market executive in Raleigh, where he'll be responsible for managing the...

Jan 21, 2015, 16:30 ET

La familia de Brittany Maynard y Compassion & Choices se unen a legisladores de California para promover una enmienda que ofrezca más opciones al final de la vida

  A pocos meses de que la californiana Britany Maynard, de 29 años, tuviera que utilizar una ley de Oregon para terminar con el...

Jan 21, 2015, 16:30 ET
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Brittany Maynard's Family, Compassion & Choices Partner With California Lawmakers on End-of-Life Options Bill

 Just a few months after 29-year-old Californian Brittany Maynard had to utilize an Oregon law to end her suffering from terminal brain cancer,...

Jan 15, 2015, 11:00 ET
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BBVA Compass names Jennifer Kelly Dominiquini its Chief Marketing and Client Experience Officer

BBVA Compass announced today that it has appointed Jennifer Kelly Dominiquini as its Chief Marketing and Client Experience Officer, tapping the...

Jan 14, 2015, 12:01 ET
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Brittany Maynard's Widower Urges Death-With-Dignity Advocates to Contact Lawmakers as State Legislatures Convene

Compassion & Choices President Barbara Coombs Lee this week will join Brittany Maynard's widower, Dan Diaz, and his brother, Adrian Diaz, for...

Jan 08, 2015, 16:10 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2014 Distribution of $0.36 Per Share

 Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced today that its...

Jan 06, 2015, 10:45 ET
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D.C. Health Foundation CEO Joins Nation's Leading End-of-Life Choice Organization

Compassion & Choices has hired Nicholas Simmonds, a former foundation CEO, as its new Chief External Affairs Officer. An award-winning...

Jan 06, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Banks need strategy to reach tech-savvy, educated millennials, BBVA Compass economist says

 Millennials are the most educated, tech-savvy generation in the U.S. and represent a natural opportunity for the financial industry, but...

Dec 29, 2014, 08:05 ET

Compass Datacenters Earns Data Center Certification And Tax Credit From The State Of Minnesota

 Compass Datacenters' first data center in the metro Minneapolis area has been certified by the State of Minnesota and has qualified for a tax...

Dec 22, 2014, 13:57 ET
Compass Self Storage's newest state-of-the-art self storage center in Grand Prairie, TX

Compass Self Storage Completes Strong Year Of Growth In 2014 And Opens State-Of-The-Art Storage Center In Grand Prairie, TX

 Compass Self Storage, a member of the Amsdell family of companies, proudly announces the opening of their newest property located at 4330 S....

Dec 19, 2014, 13:00 ET

Compass Group Canada Donates $100,000 to Help Fight Food Insecurity in Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Compass Group Canada announced a $100,000 donation to Food Banks Canada today, as part of Compass' Nourish...

Dec 15, 2014, 08:30 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Subsidiary, Clean Earth, Acquires AES Environmental

Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced today that its subsidiary, Clean Earth,...

Dec 12, 2014, 10:56 ET
Brittany Maynard Named One of PEOPLE's 25 Most Intriguing People

Brittany Maynard Named One of PEOPLE's 25 Most Intriguing People

 Today's issue of PEOPLE Magazine recognizes Brittany Maynard as one of the 25 most intriguing people of 2014 for her role as "The Crusader" in...

Dec 12, 2014, 08:06 ET
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Free Community Screening of the Acclaimed Documentary "How to Die in Oregon" at the Chicago Cultural Center

Compassion & Choices and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will host a special screening of the documentary...

Dec 09, 2014, 08:05 ET

Compass Datacenters Wins 2014 Red Herring 100 Global Award

 Compass Datacenters has been named one of the most exciting emerging companies in the world by Red Herring through its Top 100 Global awards....

Dec 08, 2014, 16:11 ET

Compass Group North America Launches Mobile Dining App

Compass Group North America, the leading foodservice management and support services company, has unveiled a mobile dining application that allows...

Dec 03, 2014, 14:35 ET
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BBVA Compass' Project Blue Elf brings financial education, toys to McAllen children

The BBVA Compass Foundation kicked off Project Blue Elf, its signature holiday initiative, Tuesday at Thigpen-Zavala Elementary School in McAllen,...