BBVA Compass expands its team in Corpus Christi

               BBVA Compass expands its team in Corpus Christi

- East Texas Regional Manager Dan Brown relocates from Beaumont

- East Texas market stretches from College Station to Beaumont to Corpus

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, June 24, 2014

HOUSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --BBVA Compass is continuing to expand
its Corpus Christi team as it seeks to take advantage of opportunities in the
coastal city.

East Texas Regional Manager for Commercial Banking Dan Brown, who helped the
bank grow in the key market of Beaumont, has relocated to Corpus Christi as
part of the bank's efforts to build its business there. The bank's East Texas
markets include Beaumont, College Station, Corpus Christi, Orange, Nederland
and Port Arthur.

"Dan provided excellent leadership in Beaumont, and we're confident Corpus
Christi will be the perfect home base for him to help us grow all of our East
Texas markets," said Jeff Dudderar, BBVA Compass regional executive for
Commercial Banking. "He's already helped us build a strong team of new
relationship managers there."

The team Brown hired includes local experts Che Goff and Jerret Krouse, who
recently joined the bank to help customers in Corpus Christi with their
commercial banking needs.

Brown has nearly a quarter-century of banking experience, including the past
eight years for BBVA Compass and its predecessor banks.

He holds a bachelor's degree from Nicholls State University and a graduate
degree from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.

Brown relocated to Corpus Christi on June 1.

About BBVA Group

BBVA Compass is a subsidiary of BBVA Compass Bancshares Inc., a wholly owned
subsidiary of BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) (MAD: BBVA). BBVA is a customer-centric global
financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a solid position in
Spain, is the largest financial institution in Mexico and has leading
franchises in South America and the Sunbelt region of the United States. Its
diversified business is geared toward high-growth markets and 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. The Group is present in the main sustainability indexes. More
information about the BBVA Group can be found at

About BBVA Compass

BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates 684
branches, including 352 in Texas, 89 in Alabama, 78 in Arizona, 62 in
California, 45 in Florida, 38 in Colorado and 20 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 and was recently awarded
the 2013 Celent Model Bank Award for its new core banking platform. Additional
information about BBVA Compass can be found at, by
following @BBVACompassNews on Twitter or visiting

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


Contact: Jena Moreno, Corporate Communications, 713.831.5867,, Follow @BBVACompassNews on Twitter
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