BBVA Compass CEO explains why Jacksonville is a “core market”

(Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal)  Onur Genc, CEO and U.S. country manager for BBVA Group BBVA Compass (NYSE: BBVA) CEO and U.S. country manager, Onur Genc, visited Jacksonville Mar. 27 to see how he could support the double-digit growth rate market CEO Nelson Bradshaw has achieved over the last five years. BBVA, which has $800 … Continue reading BBVA Compass CEO explains why Jacksonville is a “core market”

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GuideWell and One Spark team up for innovation in health care

(Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) Darnell Smith, Florida Blue   One Spark 2018 will host 150 innovators at Daily's Place Amphitheater Apr. 6 and 7. The creators will compete within four categories: education, technology, social and health care. A crowd favorite and "Spark Tank" winner will be chosen from each group. GuideWell Innovation, a subsidiary … Continue reading GuideWell and One Spark team up for innovation in health care

Citigroup moving toward ‘national digital bank’: CFO

(Courtesy of Reuters) Citigroup Inc (C.N) is laying the foundation, through a growing network of mobile banking tools, to support the launch of a national digital consumer bank sometime within the next three years, its chief financial officer said on Tuesday. “I am not making an announcement right now, but I would be really disappointed … Continue reading Citigroup moving toward ‘national digital bank’: CFO

US Congress moves to roll back bank rules

(Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) The US Congress took a step towards the biggest rollback of banking regulation since the financial crisis as lawmakers began debating legislation that critics say is a gift to Wall Street and supporters sell as relief for small banks. Nearly a decade since the nadir of the mortgage meltdown, Republicans … Continue reading US Congress moves to roll back bank rules

Shift in Jacksonville’s financial industry also a shift away from…

(Courtesy of Jacksonville Business News) The economic recovery has not brought back all the banking jobs of old, but it has produced 4,800 new high-paid positions since 2011 as more and more financial companies set up shop or expand their operations in Jacksonville. The city aims to attract financial sector jobs with incentives, taking advantage … Continue reading Shift in Jacksonville’s financial industry also a shift away from…