Manolo Sánchez

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Manolo Sánchez was chairman and CEO of BBVA Compass for 10 years, during which time he served as director of the American Bankers Association, the Institute of International Bankers and the Greater Houston Partnership. He is currently a director at Fannie Mae, OnDeck Capital and BanCoppel. The Murcia, Spain native currently teaches disruption in financial services at Rice University’s Jones School of Business.

In his 27-year banking career, he has held executive roles in risk management, real estate, correspondent, community, corporate and investment banking. A graduate of Yale University, Sánchez earned master’s degrees in international relations from the London School of Economics and in advanced European economics from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. A naturalized US citizen, he lives in Houston with his wife and three children. 

Associated Committees

  • Audit Committee
  • Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee