Our Leadership

Leading the way to brighter opportunities

Our executives are committed to helping our customers achieve financial success. That's why transparency and accountability are at the heart of everything we do. Get to know the team of people who are shaping BBVA Compass and creating new opportunities in banking.

Onur Genc
Onur Genç

BBVA Compass CEO,

BBVA U.S. Country Manager

About Onur Genç

Onur Genç was named CEO of BBVA Compass and U.S. country manager for BBVA Group in January 2017. He also is responsible for BBVA operations in New York and the BBVA Bancomer Houston Agency.

Genç has previously served as the deputy CEO for Garanti Bank, Turkey’s largest bank by market capitalization, and held various leadership roles with McKinsey & Company.

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Management Team

michael adler
Michael W. Adler

Head of U.S. Corporate & Investment Banking

Alvaro Aguilar
Alvaro Aguilar

Director of Strategy & Planning, Head of Data for U.S.

rafael bustillo
Rafael Bustillo

Chief Operating Officer

B Shane Clanton
B. Shane Clanton

General Counsel & Secretary

Luis de la Fuente
Luis de la Fuente

Chief Audit Executive

javier hernandez
Javier Hernández

Chief Risk Officer

Rosilyn Houston
Rosilyn Houston

Chief Talent & Culture Executive

Nathaniel Karp
Nathaniel Karp

Chief U.S. Economist

Celie Niehaus, CRCM

Chief Compliance Officer


Pepe Ollala
José "Pepe" Olalla

Head of Business Development

Jorge Ortiz
Jorge Ortiz

Head of Engineering

Kirk Pressley
Kirk Pressley

Chief Financial Officer

Çağrı Süzer
Çağrı Süzer

Head of Retail Banking


Board of Directors


william helms
William C. "Bill" Helms

Vice Chairman of the Board,
BBVA Compass and Compass Bancshares

Terry Strange

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board