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 Christi  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 www.bbva.com.  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 www.bbvacompass.com, by following @BBVACompassNews on Twitter or visiting newsroom.bbvacompass.com.  Editor's Note: BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank, Member FDIC.  SOURCE BBVA Compass  Website: http://www.bbva.com Contact: Jena Moreno, Corporate Communications, 713.831.5867, jena.moreno@bbvacompass.com, Follow @BBVACompassNews on Twitter  
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