January 09, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In what is becoming a frequent tradition, BBVA Compass announced today it will offer an updated Bama-branded Visa® debit card next month, giving University of Alabama's football fans another way to display their Crimson Tide colors after the team's 17th national championship win on Monday.
BBVA Compass also offered similar debit cards after the school's championship victories in 2012, 2013 and 2016. The card will feature an exclusive image of the iconic crimson and white football helmet inscribed with the number 17 for new and current checking account customers.
"Alabama fans once again celebrated an amazing moment in their school's decorated football program and we're taking the opportunity to help them celebrate by highlighting their 17th national championship on this card," said BBVA Compass Chief Marketing and Digital Sales Officer Jennifer Kelly Dominiquini. "With our headquarters in the state of Alabama, we're excited to see another Crimson Tide championship and give fans a way to carry their team pride everywhere they go."
Alabama's championship victory over Georgia in the College Football Playoff National Championship in Atlanta, Ga., on Monday marked the fifth national title for Alabama head coach Nick Saban, and his sixth overall.
Customers receive one free personalized check card with their BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking account and BBVA Compass ClearChoice Premium Checking account. All other checking account customers, and customers who currently have a personalized card, may obtain the Bama-branded Visa® card for a $10 fee.
The card is among a suite of Bama-branded products in the bank's Bama® Banking program.
For more information on Bama® Banking and customized card options, visit http://bbvacompass.com/bama.
About BBVA Group
BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a strong leadership position in the Spanish market, is the largest financial institution in Mexico, and has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States; it is also the leading shareholder in Garanti, Turkey's biggest bank for market capitalization. Its diversified business is focused on high-growth markets and it 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 the best practices. More information about BBVA Group can be found at bbva.com.
About BBVA Compass
BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates 649 branches, including 336 in Texas, 89 in Alabama, 63 in Arizona, 61 in California, 45 in Florida, 37 in Colorado and 18 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 (SBA) and ranked 5th nationally in the total number of SBA loans originated in fiscal year 2016. Additional information about BBVA Compass can be found at www.bbvacompass.com. For more BBVA Compass news, follow @BBVACompassNews on Twitter or visit newsroom.bbvacompass.com.
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