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WESST Press Releases

New Mexico Educators FCU partners with WESST on Give Grande New Mexico»

May 5, 2014 | WESST Press ReleaseNew Mexico Educators FCU is partnering with WESST and WESST client, Marron and Associates, to mobilize small business support in New Mexico. The credit union will be adding an additional $7,000 match to $7,000 in matching funds provided by Marron and Associates.

Montezuma Ball 2013 Breaks Historical Fundraising Record»

December 13, 2013 | WESST Press ReleaseSeveral factors were at play in creating this year’s record results; including doubling the number of attendees from last year to 620, increasing sponsorships, and obtaining incredible live auction items.

U.S. Bank Named Sustaining Partner for WESST Technology Toolkit™»

October 30, 2013 | WESST Press ReleaseWESST is thrilled to announce that U.S. Bank in Albuquerque will be a two-year sustaining partner for the WESST Technology Toolkit™, a program that helps New Mexico entrepreneurs learn about and incorporate technology tools that will move their business to the next level.

WESST Launches 2013 $100,000 Job Creation Challenge»

September 26, 2013 | WESST Press ReleaseWESST board chair, Dave Vedera, announced the launch of WESST’s 2013 $100,000 Job Creation Challenge in Albuquerque during their Invest in WESST event on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, with the goal of creating more jobs in New Mexico.

Naming of the WESST Eco-Friendly Parking Lot in Honor of Don Chalmers Ford»

August 15, 2013 | WESST Press ReleaseToday, WESST held an official ribbon cutting ceremony to name the WESST eco-friendly parking lot in honor of Don Chalmers Ford. Mayor Richard J. Berry spoke at the event and emphasized that combining economic development with environmentally-friendly practices is good for the community and a real focus of the City, recognizing WESST’s role in small business development and eco-friendly initiatives.

2013 Montezuma Ball Beneficiaries Announced»

July 24, 2013 | WESST Press ReleaseThe Montezuma Ball, one of New Mexico’s oldest traditions, has announced its beneficiaries for this year’s ball, WESST, Animal Humane New Mexico and the New Mexico Multi-Cultural Foundation.

WESST Welcomes New Board Members and Officers for 2013»

January 11, 2013 | WESST Press ReleaseWESST is pleased to announce four new members to its Board of Directors: Rebecca Avitia, Attorney, Bannerman & Johnson, P.A.; Molly Bell, Director/COO, Rio Grande Wholesale Jewelers; Linda Kier, U.S. Bank, District Manager, Central New Mexico; and Mark Napolin, CLU, ChFU, Mark J. Napolin and Associates, Inc.