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Yolanda Davila

Community Relations Officer
BBVA Compass Bank


Austin, TX

Yoly Davila is the Community Relations Executive for BBVA Compass in Texas and is supported by a field team of Community Relations Officers charged with managing Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) performance, Volunteerism, Community Giving, and creating and managing community development partnerships within designated assessment areas. Davila monitors market level compliance with CRA guidelines and goals and works with local market executives to develop strategies to address CRA deficiencies. She reports to the director of Corporate Responsibility and Reputation and Community Reinvestment Act Officer for BBVA Compass.

Prior to her role at BBVA Compass, she was a Texas Legislative Budget Board senior analyst for ten years where she worked with various stakeholders including members of the legislature, state agencies, community organizations, and state service recipients. Her work duties included analysis of state law, fiscal analysis of legislative bills, monitoring compliance of state agency program policies and statutory code, testifying in hearings, and publishing results of risk assessments of state agency programs.

Davila lives in Austin, TX and serves as a board member of the Economic Growth Business Incubator, IDEA Public Schools, PeopleFund, and as a roundtable member of the Texas Association of the Community Development Corporations. She has previously chaired the boards of Foundation Communities, an affordable housing nonprofit, and the Workers Defense Project, a nationally recognized workers and immigrants rights organization.

Born and raised in El Paso, TX, Davila is a first generation college graduate and received a B.A. in Political Science from Williams College, Williamstown, MA and a MP Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas in Austin.