WESST BLOG

Fuel Cost-Saving Tips for Small Businesses

The high price of fuel is creating rising prices for all kinds of goods and services as businesses struggle to cover their costs. Small businesses that use vehicles as part of their daily operations will be hit the hardest and may administer extra charges to offset rising gas prices to help maintain their profit levels. Additionally, some businesses may begin to limit their service and delivery areas, targeting smaller regions to help reduce their fuel costs. If your business relies on some sort of transportation to operate, check out these handy tips from Inc, that…

 
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Three secrets to success I learned from a professional artist

Recently, I had the pleasure of working with internationally renowned artist Sean Wells on the “Artist Jumpstart Workshop” series at WESST in Albuquerque. Designed specifically for 2-D artists, this series was created to start them…

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Staff Spotlight – Humberto Hijar-Alvidrez

For this month’s blog we decided to switch things up a little and do another staff spotlight in order to introduce you to the new Las Cruces Regional Manager, Humberto Hijar-Alvidrez.  Prior to joining WESST,…

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Staff Spotlight – Dave Vedera

In our next Staff Spotlight we are very happy to introduce and welcome Dave Vedera! In his new position, as the Vice President of Client Services, Dave will oversee WESST training programs and consulting services,…

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Client Spotlight – Go West Design

Go West Design launched in 1997. Back when Frontpage and code was used to create websites. Thankfully managing web sites has gotten a whole lot easier!  Go West Design are Internet guides, teachers, and designers…

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Bette Bradbury

Staff Spotlight – Bette Bradbury

Meet Bette Bradbury, the WESST Santa Fe Regional Manager and one of the longest employees at WESST (23+ years).  Bette is a healthy and active wife, mother and grandmother, she loves to read, run, garden,…

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Client Spotlight – Kosh Solutions

Kosh Solutions was founded as a home-based business in 2005 by Koert Council and Joshua Fristoe to provide quality computer and IT consulting service to an under-served market in Las Cruces, New Mexico. After six…

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Client Spotlight – Showtime Auto Detail

Showtime Auto Detail likes to think of themselves as the “Rebels of Detailing”. Why? Because they aren’t afraid of the work; they like challenges and do things outside of the norm. They take pride in…

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Client Spotlight – On The Spot Cleaning

On The Spot Cleaning is a full service carpet cleaning company servicing the Farmington, Bloomfield and Aztec community.  They believe that up-keeping your carpet is a requirement to protect your investment. The company’s goal is to…

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Staff Spotlight – Lorena Schott

This month on the WESST blog, we are featuring Marketing Coordinator, Lorena Schott.  We hope you enjoy! What made you want to come to work for WESST? I started working at WESST in November 2009. Prior…

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Staff Spotlight – Kim Blueher

This month on our blog series, we are featuring VP of Lending, Kim Blueher.  When WESST started in 1989, she joined to set up the micro-loan program, which she currently manages. She also teaches classes in…

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Client Spotlight – Shadowlands Design

LEAH SIEGEL, SHADOWLANDS DESIGN makes limited-edition fine art wearables and functional items that transform the ordinary. Inspired by the dramatic landscapes of the Southwest, Shadowlands Design’s products feature bold abstract digital designs and contemporary comfort. The…

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Proposal Writing for Creatives

Like many people in the arts, my career has been all over the place. I’ve worked in commercial galleries, museums, non-profit art spaces, workshops, schools and public art. I’ve followed opportunities from one coast to…

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