Our Mission, Vision and Values

WESST is driven by its belief that expanding entrepreneurship is the most effective way to yield the greatest economic impact. Providing entrepreneurs with the resources, skills, technical assistance, and capital to succeed is central to our philosophy. This philosophy is supported by a vision, a mission, to help us achieve that vision, and a set of core values that provide the focus for our organization and define how we approach everything that we do.

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Our Mission

WESST’s mission is to be a home to entrepreneurs. We provide a support system of consulting, training and lending to help clients successfully strengthen and grow their businesses through sustainable sales, financial knowledge and job creation.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide sustainable economic opportunities for any New Mexican. We want to be a trusted part of every business owner’s life, every day, with something we have given them, taught them or inspired them to do.

Our Core Values


We value above all our ability to serve our clients by constantly adapting program services so that client needs are effectively met in a constantly changing marketplace.


We are committed to the highest standards of ethics, honesty and mutual respect in our internal and external relationships.

Quality and Excellence

We strive for superior performance in our communications, standards, processes, leadership, planning, programming and execution.


We are committed to doing what we say will do so our various stakeholders are confident that WESST is a trustworthy organization making an economic impact in New Mexico.