BBVA Compass and Opportunity Finance Network to Train Community Lending Leaders

BBVA Compass and the Opportunity Finance Network are teaming up to identify and increase training for 25 leaders in community lending through an Opportunity Fellows Program; BBVA Compass is a leading banking franchise with 668 branches mainly in the US sunbelt; Opportunity Finance Network is an association of community development financial institutions (CDFIs); the chosen Fellows will receive six days of training through early 2017 on themes including financial innovation and financial inclusion; applications open mid-November 2016; cost is not specified but appears to be complimentary or highly-subsidized for the leaders given the opportunity to participate.  Source