BBVA Compass appoints fifth member to its San Antonio advisory board

- Jason Reyes owns two automotive manufacturing firms
- Business leader joins real estate, finance and legal experts on board

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive manufacturing business executive Jason Reyes has joined BBVA Compass' San Antonio advisory board.

Reyes is the vice president of San Antonio-based Reyes Automotive Group and Reyes Amtex Automotive, both of which manufacture automotive parts. The two companies employ more than 300 people and ship more than 25,000 parts daily to automobile manufacturers, according to Reyes.

Reyes earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California. He is a member of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the San Antonio Manufacturing Association and the Bluegrass Automotive Manufacturers Association, as well as local and national charity groups.

"We are proud to have Jason join our board because he is contributing to the continued success of San Antonio's manufacturing sector," said BBVA Compass San Antonio City President Andrea Smith. "Jason is innovative and brings his expertise on the latest manufacturing techniques to the market."

Reyes joins other distinguished community leaders on the board, including: Clark Boddy, a real estate advisor; James Pfirrmann of BlueBonnet Capital Mortgage and Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Bradfield Properties; Jonathan Starr of Rosenthal Pauerstein Sandoloski Agather LLP; and Jack Stein of Hanke, Green & Stein.

About BBVA Group

BBVA Compass is a subsidiary of BBVA Compass Bancshares Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BBVA (BBVA) (BBVA.MA). 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 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 687 branches, including 351 in Texas, 90 in Alabama, 78 in Arizona, 64 in California, 45 in Florida, 38 in Colorado and 21 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.

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

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