BBVA Compass has announced the appointment of Joe Cartellone as its Director of Mortgage Banking and Home Equity.
Cartellone will be responsible for the bank’s mortgage and home equity business across the U.S. including mortgage and home equity originations, servicing, secondary marketing, and portfolio management. He boasts more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry.
“BBVA Compass is excited to welcome an experienced and ambitious banking professional in Joe Cartellone to our team,” said BBVA Compass Head of Retail Banking Çagrı Süzer. “His innovative mindset, coupled with his proven success in building and growing high-performance mortgage strategies, will be a strong addition to the bank and our valued clients. He is committed to not only the bank’s success, but also our clients’ success in buying their own homes.”
Prior to joining BBVA Compass, Cartellone was the head of SMB Direct Merchant Services at First Data Corporation and was Mortgage Banking Retail Channel Executive for JPMorgan Chase. He also has served on the board for TeleCheck Services Inc., and on Financial Services Roundtable Executive Housing Policy Council, Mortgage Bankers Association of America, and National Association of Realtors.
In 2013, he was also recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Communications from the University of Cincinnati, and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Flagler Graduate School of Business Administration Leadership Development Program.