BBVA Compass Kicks Off Second-Quarter Retail Sales Campaign

- Campaign focuses on investment in communities and customers

- Effort encourages customers to take advantage of bank's universal banking capabilities

Apr 03, 2012, 16:21 ET from BBVA Compass

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced the start of its second-quarter Retail sales campaign emphasizing investment in communities and customers through product offers, localized volunteer activities and a special "Small Business Appreciation Month" in May.

"This campaign demonstrates BBVA Compass' universal banking capabilities," said Jeff Talpas, head of Retail Banking. "The product offers are wide-ranging – from business to consumer – and show customers that BBVA Compass is ready to serve all of their financial needs."

"Our volunteerism activities and small business assistance further demonstrate our good corporate citizenship," Talpas said.

In April, BBVA Compass banking centers plan to host financial education events and bankers will provide financial education through the bank's "Teach Children to Save" initiative.

"The BBVA Compass corporate vision is to build a better future for people," said Talpas. "To accomplish this, not only should we offer the right products, but also education on how best to use them."

Second quarter campaign offers include:

  • Consumer and Business Credit Cards
  • Merchant Services
  • Equipment Loans
  • Mortgages
  • Home Equity Lines of Credit
  • Construction Loans

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About BBVA Group

BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a solid position in Spain, it is the largest financial institution in Mexico and it has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States. Its diversified business is biased to high-growth markets and it relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. BBVA ranks among the leading Euro zone banks in terms of ROE and efficiency. 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. The Group is present in the main sustainability indexes.

About BBVA Compass

BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates more than 710 branches including 371 in Texas, 93 in Alabama, 78 in Arizona, 65 in California, 45 in Florida, 37 in Colorado and 21 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 nation's leading Small Business Administration (SBA) lenders, earning 'Lender of the Year' honors in 2009 and 2010. Additional information concerning BBVA Compass can be found on our website

Editor's Note:
BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank. Compass Bank, member FDIC.