D. Paul Jones
In 1991 he succeeded bank co-founder Harry Brock Jr as CEO. In 17 years as head of the bank he increased its holdings from $5 billion to $42 billion and oversaw the company's acquisition by Spain's Banco Bilboa Vizcaya Argentia in 2007.
Jones was succeeded by Gary Hegel, the former chief financial officer.
- Jarvis, Crystal & Greg Barr (December 12, 2007) "Compass CEO Jones to retire Jan. 1." Birmingham Business Journal