WESST Announces New Board Members

WESST is pleased to announce four new members of its Board of Directors. They are:

  • Dave Baland, Vice President of Investments – Merrill Lynch
  • Don Chalmers, Dealer Principal – Don Chalmers Ford
  • Deborah Peacock, President – Peacock Myers, P.C.
  • David Vedera, President – Paceline Consulting Group.

“We are extremely pleased to have these high powered community leaders join the WESST Board,” said Marjorie Rogers, WESST Board Chair. “Their diverse experience and history of accomplishment will be extremely valuable to WESST in formulating and executing the WESST mission of providing the support system to help entrepreneurs realize their goals.”

“The four new members of the WESST Board will play significant roles in helping our organization rise to meet the business growth and job creation goals that are so important to the communities we serve,” said Agnes Noonan, WESST Executive Director. “We welcome their expertise and their commitment to making New Mexico a better place to live and work.”

WESST (www.wesst.org) is a non-profit economic development organization with offices in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Gallup, Rio Rancho, Roswell and Las Cruces. The organization provides training, consulting and loans to entrepreneurs across New Mexico as well as business incubation services to members of the WESST Enterprise Center in Albuquerque.