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Small Business Saturday

It’s almost time for Small Business Saturday. Here’s how to make the most out of this important day for local businesses.»

Small Business Saturday is a growing Thanksgiving Holiday tradition, and one that pays dividends to communities throughout America. Whether you’re a shopper eager for great holiday shopping ideas, or a small…

Erin Elder

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…

Mark Gilboard

Staff Spotlight – Mark Gilboard»

Mark joined the WESST ABQ team in April 2017. We are happy to have him as part of the WESST family and hope you enjoy learning a little more about…

Brad Crowson

Staff Spotlight – Brad Crowson»

We’re back!  We took a little break from our blog series, but we are back and hope you enjoy learning about our Rio Rancho Regional Manager, Brad Crowson! What made you want…

Nifty 50s Gift Shop

Client Spotlight – Nifty 50s Gift Shop & Cool Classics for You»

This month on the WESST blog we are featuring WESST clients Melissa and Orlando Cobos, Owners of Nifty 50’s Gift Shop & Cool Classics for You. Nifty 50’s is truly…

Roseanna Perea

Staff Spotlight – Roseanna Perea»

This month on our blog series, we are featuring Santa Fe Program Coordinator and Trainer, Roseanna Perea.  We hope you enjoy!What made you want to come to work for WESST?When…

Zoe Otero-Martinez

Staff Spotlight – Zoe Otero-Martinez»

We are really enjoying our new blog series! Once a month, we are featuring either a WESST client or a WESST staff member. We hope you are enjoying learning more about WESST, our…

Syndey Davis

Client Spotlight – Sydney Davis»

This month on the WESST blog, we are featuring WESST client Sydney Davis, Owner of Elder Tech.Elder Tech serves the Senior community of Santa Fe by providing individual solutions and…

NDI New Mexico

Part 1: WESST and NDI New Mexico Partner to Bring Financial Literacy Training to Teens»

Working with teens is one of the many highlights of my work as a financial literacy trainer.  At WESST, 2016 promises to be another amazing year as we continue to…

How to find the right loan

How to Find the Right Loan for Your Small Business»

Looking for funds to start a small business? Need capital to expand an existing one? If the answer is “yes,” the next step for many owners is a trip to…