BBVA Compass


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At BBVA, we are working to make banking better for everyone. That is where you come in. We are looking for smart, team oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience. Learn more below.


The City President serves as the senior banking officer for BBVA Compass in a market with responsibility for the sale of retail and commercial products. 


This will be a producing Relationship Manager/City President that will grow a team and be the market leader.


Location this role covers is Decatur, Florence, Muscle Shoals and Sheffield, AL


Key responsibilities will include:


  • Developing and implementing a business plan to ensure that BBVA Compass meets key goals in the key performance areas of: loan growth, deposit growth, non interest income growth, non-interest expense control and pre-tax profit attainment.
  • Developing and maintaining key business relationships with local government officials, civic leaders, City Advisory Board members, business leaders, current customers and prospects. Effectively interface with Compass personnel such as the regional loan administrator, investment and mortgage specialists and retail and commercial banking administrators. The City President also represents the bank at various civic and business functions, serving in leadership capacities on civic and non-profit boards.
  • Gaining and maintaining comprehensive knowledge of the area economy, influential people, history and culture.
  • Managing the city's staff of employees by recommending staffing levels, selecting and training employees, establishing job responsibilities and performance standards, administering compensation programs and managing staff performance consistent with bank policy and sound management practices. On the retail side, the City President directly manages banking office managers and Premier Banking Officers (professional/executive/affluent banking).  On the commercial side, the senior lender may be a direct report with commercial officers indirectly reporting.
  • Supporting and growing the commercial banking business by actively prospecting for new business, leading/participating in the credit structuring, pricing and approval processes and supporting commercial relationship managers whenever possible.
  • Supporting and growing the consumer banking business by executing corporate sales programs, providing guidance and training to sales staff and managing to the plan.
  • Supporting other BBVA Compass lines-of-business (Asset Management, etc.) and promote cross sell programs.
  • Managing expenses by formulating an annual budget, approving budgeted expenditures, tracking expenses and adjusting where appropriate and promoting fiscal responsibility among the staff.
  • Serving on or leading various task forces or groups as required.



Additional Market Responsibilities (may vary by market):

  • Allocate the foundation budget in market,
  • Handle the office management  functions,
  • Attend community functions as the market leader for the bank,
  • Organize retail participation in those community functions,
  • Lead the REACT effort on behalf of commercial
  • Other market specific duties as assigned.




  • Qualified candidates will have 12-25 years banking experience.  A portion of this will have been with a regional bank the size of Compass and a significant portion will have been in a community banking market. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Prefer local market candidates
  • This will be a producing City President role while growing the team
  • Broad banking expertise in both consumer and commercial banking.
  • The typical market size for a City President II will comprise Loans < $75M, Loans and Deposits < $100M and Pre-Tax income <$2M.


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