HOUSTON, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass spent last week celebrating a decade's worth of accomplishments with a U.S. Special on the BBVA Group's global media center, BBVA.com.
The weeklong series of stories celebrated BBVA Compass' history, while focusing on the successes of the present day and its exciting future. Each day of the special featured at least two stories that underscored the bank's U.S. operations and shined a spotlight on the many accomplishments that have made it one of the top 25 largest commercial banks in the country.
"It's been 10 years since BBVA acquired Compass Bank, a move which led to the formation of BBVA Compass," said BBVA Compass President and CEO Onur Genç. "The U.S. Special gave us a good opportunity to reflect on our past success, but also to look to the next 10 years. The next decade, and our ambition for it, is where we are focusing our collective efforts. Come along and watch us as we grow."
Stories from the bank's U.S. Special can be found here, and include:
BBVA Compass: More than 10 years innovating in the U.S. financial sector - A U.S. market introduction from BBVA CEO Carlos Torres Vila which provides an overview of BBVA operations in the U.S.
BBVA in the U.S.: A story of building, learning and leading – A history of BBVA Compass in the U.S., complete with a timeline of key milestones.
How BBVA Compass approaches consumer solutions to create opportunities – A story that highlights the opportunities BBVA Compass creates for its clients through its consumer services and solutions.
BBVA Compass' commercial and corporate banking operations boast global resources, local expertise – A bevy of recent awards and recognitions for BBVA Compass has shined the spotlight on the bank's Corporate, Commercial and Small Business operations, highlighting the bank's elite solutions for its wide range of clients.
Millennials lag other generations in key economic variables but slowly gaining ground - BBVA Compass economists measure how Millennials' performance compares to other generations', and if and how their prospects have improved.
Tale of U.S. economy since election: one of great expectations, little growth - BBVA Research looks at the tale of the U.S. economy since the election.
Pinpoint investments, loans helping BBVA Compass change lives - Halfway into its five-year, $11 billion commitment to serving low- to moderate-income communities, BBVA Compass has made tens of thousands of pinpoint investments and loans that have changed lives and created opportunities.
BBVA Compass, an industry pioneer in mobile banking – Learn more about BBVA Compass' award winning mobile banking app in this story, which includes a video about the bank's UX Lab.
Meet BBVA Compass, the digital banking powerhouse - BBVA Compass is focused on leading the transformation of the banking industry by being a pioneer in the evolving digital landscape and spurring innovation from within and without.
Agile working creates opportunities for BBVA Compass in U.S. market - BBVA Compass further adopts a new internal workstyle aimed at providing the bank with the organizational structure and necessary competitive capabilities to collectively focus and quickly respond to the digital transformation within the U.S. banking arena.
Creating opportunities for a brighter future through the BBVA Compass brand - A story focusing on strategic collaborations that helped to push the BBVA Compass brand forward.
For more on BBVA Compass, please visit www.bbvacompass.com.
About BBVA Group
BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group is the largest financial institution in Spain and Mexico and it has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States; and it is also the leading shareholder in Garanti, Turkey's biggest bank for market capitalization. Its diversified business is focused on high-growth markets and it relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies the best practices. More information about BBVA Group can be found at bbva.com.
About BBVA Compass
BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates 657 branches, including 342 in Texas, 89 in Alabama, 63 in Arizona, 61 in California, 45 in Florida, 38 in Colorado and 19 in New Mexico. BBVA Compass ranks among the top 25 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (2nd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (5th). BBVA Compass has been recognized as one of the leading small business lenders by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and ranked 5th nationally in the total number of SBA loans originated in fiscal year 2016. Additional information about BBVA Compass can be found at www.bbvacompass.com. For more BBVA Compass news, follow @BBVACompassNews on Twitter or visit newsroom.bbvacompass.com.
BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank.
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