South Florida Regional Executive, BBVA Compass
In May 2011, Roberto Muñoz was invited by BBVA Compass to join its executive team as its South Florida market president. Prior to this, Muñoz was an executive vice president and chief lending officer with Professional Bank, a de novo community bank in Coral Gables, Florida, specializing in private client services.
He joined Professional Bank after serving as CEO, president, chief lending officer, and a voting member on the board of directors of Marquis Bank, a de novo community bank in Coral Gables. Muñoz has more than 33 years of experience in leadership positions for domestic and foreign financial institutions.
Muñoz was nominated for the Man of the Year award by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's South Florida chapter in November 2010 and is a trustee board member. Muñoz is an executive board member and treasurer of the Florida International Bankers Association. He has served as an advisory board member for the Master's Degree in Science for Finance at Florida International University. He has held many local board and leadership positions for local 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations in South Florida over the years, including Zoological Society of South Florida, United Way, and Miami-Dade Education Foundation, among others.
Muñoz received advanced degrees from Florida International University in finance and international business. Muñoz has received many diplomas and certificates within the field of banking from the University of Miami, Florida International University, AIB, and RMA.