WESST Hires New Las Cruces Regional Manager Manuel Morales

WESST is pleased to announce the hiring of Manny Morales, as its new Regional Manager for Las Cruces.

Mr. Morales joined WESST in 2014 as a Program Coordinator and Trainer and recently moved into the Regional Manager position for the organization’s Las Cruces office. In his new role, he will continue his work with new and established business owners to learn the tools they need to start and grow their businesses. Manny will continue to deepen our relationships with local community partners to help support entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Las Cruces region.

“Manny’s passion and commitment to helping entrepreneurs succeed will serve our clients in Southern New Mexico very well,” said Agnes Noonan, President of WESST. “We are thrilled to welcome him to our management team.”

A native of Las Cruces, Mr. Morales holds a degree in Finance and Criminal Justice from New Mexico State University and is currently pursuing an MBA Degree from NMSU. A former United States Marine Corps veteran, he possesses strong organizational, communication, budgeting and goal setting skills.

WESST Las Cruces serves seven counties in southwest New Mexico, including Doña Ana, Luna, Hidalgo, Grant, Catron, Sierra, and Otero counties. The Las Cruces office phone number is 575-541-1583; Mr. Morales can be reached by email at mmorales@wesst.org.

WESST, www.wesst.org, is a non-profit small business development organization with offices in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Farmington, 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. To learn more about WESST, please visit www.wesst.org or call 1.800.GoWESST