05 Sep 2022
'Creating Opportunities Together' provides a voice to the faces of BBVA's social programs
Students, teachers, doctors and researchers; micro-entrepreneurs, farmers and small business owners; artists and NGO volunteers... Millions of people around the world are benefitting from BBVA's social initiatives to build a better world for themselves and those around them. Their stories will be featured in the ‘Creating Opportunities Together’ initiative, a project through which the bank plans to raise awareness and recognize an effort that frequently goes unnoticed.
12 Mar 2021
Entrepreneurs selected for the 2021 edition of the program Garanti BBVA Partners
The initiative Garanti BBVA Partners continues making a difference with its contribution to Turkey’s ecosystem of entrepreneurs. The program supports the efforts of entrepreneurs in the field of sustainable development and new strategies, also in the year 2021.
22 Oct 2020
18 Sep 2020
Carlos Torres Vila
30 Apr 2020
Superhero Saturday: Answering the call to process Paycheck Protection Program applications
Late Friday, BBVA USA sent up its own version of the bat signal to more than 600 Branch Retail Executives (BREs) across its seven-state footprint, asking who among them was willing to be a superhero on Saturday.
05 Mar 2020
Growth, particularly profitable growth, is the lifeblood of long lasting - and more often than not - the most innovative companies.
28 Jan 2020
Did you know? There are more than 1,300 different roles within BBVA—and they all play a critical role in creating opportunities for our customers. Over the coming months, we’ll be profiling some team members and sharing how they’re Working for Our Customers.
27 Jan 2020
BBVA USA highlights focus on financial education at Boston College Corporate Citizenship Film Festival
BBVA USA highlighted the work its employees do to share knowledge and empower community members through financial education in its recent submission to the Boston College Corporate Citizenship Film Festival.
18 Dec 2019
They are both refugees. Einstein, considered one of the greatest geniuses in history, fled Nazi occupied Germany to the United States in 1933 after his civil liberties were revoked and he was barred from his professorship for being an outspoken opponent of the government. Fortunately, Princeton University recognized his intelligence and offered him a job. A fortuitous event that changed his life and ours, yet for many refugees today, such opportunities are scarce.
12 Dec 2019
For the tenth year in a row, AFP and BBVA teamed up for AFP Aware Community Service Day. Nearly 70 treasury and finance professionals arrived at AFP 2019 in December, to give back to the community of Boston.
02 Oct 2019
An Alabama public school district will soon have a new school bus route app, thanks to BBVA’s engineering group and motivated college students.
13 Aug 2019
Garanti BBVA Partners, an initiative launched by Garanti BBVA to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem, has announced its new activities and participants. The initiative champions the transformation of innovative ideas into sustainable enterprises and provides concrete support to this end.
09 Aug 2019
More than 60 Engineering team members are one step further along on their path to become Ninjas, and recently earned “belts” at a ceremony recognizing their accomplishments. The Ninja Project, a global initiative founded in 2016, empowers and supports continuous learning and self-development while showcasing the talent and technical prowess of Engineering team members at BBVA.
An innovative development program for new college graduates in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) is securing high tech talent for the future.
16 Jul 2019
BBVA USA is taking its small business-focused initiative to the Rocky Mountains, announcing today the beginning of its Entrepreneurial Opportunity Contest in the Denver area.
- Contest: The initiative with The Business Journals was first held in four markets in the first part of the year.
- Criteria: Businesses with innovative services, products, or business model submit their entry for a chance to be selected as finalists and pitch to a panel of judges.
- Prize: The winning business will be awarded $10,000 and an opportunity to compete for $50,000 at the final event in Phoenix against previous winners in other markets.
28 Jun 2019
A world of opportunities awaits you at BBVA—literally. The bank’s Global Mobility program recently debuted, and U.S. employees with a keen sense of adventure are exploring opportunities to work overseas. The mobility program is designed strategically to attract and retain talent across the bank’s footprint, which spans 31 countries across four continents, explained Sonia Storer, BBVA USA director of talent acquisition and development.
26 Jun 2019
Business Banking Officer (BBO) Chris Sievers’s relationship with the Colorado bank that would eventually become BBVA began more than 20 years ago when he was in high school, contracting as a handyman for the bank. This May, Sievers celebrates an official 20 years with BBVA and his journey, like many here at the bank, is one of opportunity and internal mobility. He shared how BBVA has fostered his growth and development over the years, from one career-enriching role to the next.
17 Jun 2019
Entrepreneurship & Startups
BBVA selects 19 social entrepreneurs across the country to participate in BBVA Momentum
BBVA has selected 19 social entrepreneurs from across the U.S. to participate in its BBVA Momentum accelerator program, designed to help participants enhance their operations to impact the lives of more people.
08 May 2019
BBVA Compass earned a spot on DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity 2019 list, the bank’s second recognition in the U.S. in the last three years.
26 Feb 2019
Want to snag one of the 50 best jobs for 2019? More than half of America’s 50 best jobs, according to a recent listing by the popular job search site Glassdoor, can be found right here at BBVA Compass.
23 Jan 2019
BBVA today announced the availability of the English version of its popular podcast created in collaboration with Grupo Santillana and El País, Aprendemos Juntos, or Learning Together.
18 Dec 2018
BBVA Compass declares financial education workshop pilot a success; plans full launch for 2019
BBVA Compass wraps up a four-month pilot program in December designed to provide financial education workshops through partnerships with local nonprofit organizations. Based on the success of the pilot program, the bank plans to execute a full program launch next year.
A new career development program at BBVA Compass is leading to better customer experiences and greater employee engagement on the Mortgage Fulfillment team.
11 Dec 2018
The BBVA Microfinance Foundation is recognized for its commitment to women’s economic empowerment
There are more than two million people in five Latin American countries who work hard day in and day out to overcome barriers, live in dignity and make their dreams come true. More than two million entrepreneurs who are supported by the BBVA Microfinance Foundation (BBVAMF) so that their small businesses - their livelihoods - flourish. Of these two million people, most are women who are examples of how much can be done with so little. The Organization of American States (OAS) presented the BBVAMF an award for promoting the empowerment of women in Latin America - the region with the highest inequality in the world.
04 Dec 2018
Economics, businesses and finance
Energetic, innovative outlook shaping bank’s San Antonio market team
BBVA Compass San Antonio CEO Ryan Parker took the helm of the bank’s San Antonio market in July 2017 after a meteoric rise from relationship manager to commercial banking manager to his current position.
09 Nov 2018
BBVA Compass was the presenting sponsor of last weekend’s Black Tie Dinner, the nation’s largest one night LGBTQ fundraising dinner.
31 Oct 2018
Entrepreneurship & Startups
BBVA Compass helps small business owners stay on top of potential tax issues
BBVA Compass teamed up with Experian to give small business owners access to expert advice and insight at a recent national webinar. The online workshop was intended to help small business owners and entrepreneurs navigate the impact of the 2018 tax law change which may permit taxpayers other than corporations to deduct of up to 20 percent of their qualified business income from a qualified trade or business under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
03 Oct 2018
After months of anticipation, the BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown tipped off last night at 7 p.m. at Legacy Arena in front of 16,888 fans in attendance, culminating in a 131-115 Houston Rockets win over the Memphis Grizzlies.
01 Oct 2018
BBVA Compass teams up with the city of Birmingham to refurbish basketball courts near Legion Field
BBVA Compass hosted a star-studded ribbon cutting at public basketball courts near Legion Field on Oct. 1, featuring city leaders, bank representatives, former professional basketball players, and current Houston Rockets players.
28 Sep 2018
BBVA Compass recently rolled out a new app and online platform that makes it easier for employees at every level to develop their leadership skills.