Written by William Trout

As Director of Product and Segment Development for the Wealth Management unit of BBVA Compass, a top 20 U.S. bank, William is responsible for the creation of strategic business development plans to grow emerging and existing markets in coordination with the BBVA Group’s Global Private Banking unit. A graduate of Harvard University, William began his financial services career in 1999. William is the founder of the Houston Financial Services Communicators Group, a network of industry marketing and communications leaders, and his professional interests range from technology and innovation to leadership and stakeholder engagement.