WESST Announces Board of Director Changes

WESST is pleased to announce the election of new members and officers for its 2022 Board of Directors.  2022 officers are Monica Jojola, Montech, Inc. – Chair; Cara Gordon Potter, Gordon Electric Supply, Inc., – Vice-Chair; Mike Lowrimore, Bank of the West – Treasurer; Jacob Sena, Wells Fargo – Secretary; and Molly Bell, Rio Grande, Inc. – Immediate Past Chair.

Joining the board are Ken Carson, CEO of Nexus Brewery, LLC which serves downhome New Mexican Soul Food and Craft Beer in Albuquerque and Louis Zaina, CEO of RoofCARE, a full-service company providing roof repair, installation, maintenance, and other roofing services to New Mexico.  “RoofCARE was one of the original tenants of the WESST Enterprise Center in 2009.  From business incubation and coaching to lending assistance, the entire portfolio of WESST services was of tremendous value.  It is a privilege to serve on the board and support WESST’s mission of helping New Mexico small businesses grow and thrive,” said Louis Zaina. 

WESST also recognizes the dedication and service of outgoing Board Members Perry E. Bendicksen III, Attorney, Rodey Law Firm; Paige Galles, Tanium; Victor R. Jury, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Summit Electric Supply Joann J MacKenzie, The Financial Maestro, LLC, and Chris Olson, SVP, Utility Operations for PNM Resources.

“I’m beyond thrilled to be working with these innovative leaders as we continue to guide small businesses through COVID recovery services.  I want to thank board members who have completed their board service and welcome the newest members committed to elevating and advancing the mission and message of WESST throughout the state of New Mexico,” said Agnes Noonan, WESST President.