BBVA U.S. Interagency Conference – November 29, 2018

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BBVA U.S. Interagency Conference – November 29, 2018

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Miami Branch
9100 N.W. 36th Street
Miami, Florida 33178

8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Please join us for the resumption of the annual BBVA U.S. Interagency Conference. This forum is intended to facilitate an exchange of supervisory information between European and U.S. regulators. Also, BBVA will present an update on its U.S. operations.

Conference is by invitation only.

For more information, please contact
Emilia Piedra,
Dayana Victores,
Andrea Watkins,


8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast
8:30 Introductions and opening remarks
8:40 BBVA Compass 2019+ Business Plan and Strategy
Onur Genç, President and Chief Executive Officer, BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc.
U.S. Country Manager, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

BBVA U.S. Operations Financial Performance and Forecast
Kirk Pressley, Chief Financial Officer, BBVA U.S. Operations

9:45 U.S. Operations Risk Management Program
Javier Hernandez, Chief Risk Officer, BBVA U.S. Operations
10:15 Break
10:30 Compliance Risk Management Program
Celie Niehaus, Chief Compliance Officer, BBVA U.S. Operations
11:00 Economic Outlook - Update on Spain/Europe and Southern United States
Nathaniel Karp, Chief Economist, BBVA U.S. Operations
Noon Lunch – Executive Dining Room
1:00 p.m. Home Country Update
European Central Bank/Bank of Spain
1:45 Roundtable Supervisory Updates
New York Branch; Houston Agency; San Francisco Representative Office; BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc.; Compass Bank
3:15 Break
3:30 Cyber Security
Marcel Cottman, Manager of Examinations, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Rick MacNamara, Director, BSA/AML Risk Compliance Team, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
4:30 Supervisory Update
Mike Accornero, Senior Supervisory Financial Analyst, Board of Governors
5:00 Closing remarks
5:30 Reception