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 USA and creating new opportunities in banking.

Javier Rodríguez Soler
Javier Rodríguez Soler

BBVA USA CEO,

BBVA U.S. Country Manager

About Javier Rodríguez Soler

Javier Rodríguez Soler was named President and CEO of BBVA USA and U.S. country manager for the BBVA Group in January 2019. He is also responsible for BBVA operations in New York and the BBVA Bancomer Houston Agency. 

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Management Team

michael adler
Michael W. Adler

Head of U.S. Corporate & Investment Banking

rafael bustillo
Rafael Bustillo

Chief Operating Officer

B Shane Clanton
B. Shane Clanton

General Counsel & Secretary

José Luis Elechiguerra
José Luis Elechiguerra

Head of Business Development

Luis de la Fuente
Luis de la Fuente

Chief Audit Executive

Rosilyn Houston
Rosilyn Houston

Chief Talent & Culture Executive

Nathaniel Karp
Nathaniel Karp

Chief U.S. Economist

Kevin McMahon
Kevin McMahon

Chief Information Officer

Celie Niehaus, CRCM

Chief Compliance Officer

Reymundo Ocañas
Reymundo Ocañas

Director of Communications & Responsible Business

José “Pepe” Olalla
José "Pepe" Olalla

Head of Strategy & Global Businesses

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 USA and BBVA USA Bancshares, Inc.

Terry Strange

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board