Gale Blackstock is Senior Vice President and Fair Lending Manager for BBVA Compass, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. Prior to joining BBVA Compass, Gale owned a consulting firm, Braasch & Blackstock, LLC. The firm provided regulatory compliance services for community and regional financial institutions, specializing in fair lending and compliance program development. Gale began her banking career in 1985 with SouthTrust Corporation as a Compliance Auditor. She joined Regions Financial Corporation in 1990. She was CRA and Fair Lending Manager for Regions until 2006 when she left to form the consulting firm. Gale currently is a member of CBAs (Consumer Bankers Association) Fair Lending Committee. She is a graduate of the University of Alabama and is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM). In her 26-year career in banking she has worked in Compliance Audit, Consumer Compliance, HMDA Data analysis and reporting, and CRA and Fair Lending.
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