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On the Spot Cleaning

Client Spotlight – On The Spot Cleaning»

On The Spot Cleaning is a full service carpet cleaning company servicing the Farmington, Bloomfield and Aztec community.  They believe that up-keeping your carpet is a requirement to protect your investment.…

Lorena Schott

Staff Spotlight – Lorena Schott»

This month on the WESST blog, we are featuring Marketing Coordinator, Lorena Schott.  We hope you enjoy!  What made you want to come to work for WESST? I started working at…

Kathy La Plante

Client Spotlight – La Plantes Soft Drinks»

Remember the joy you felt whenever you went to your local A&W or heard the bell of that ice cream truck in summer? La Plantes Soft Drinks specially outfitted truck travels to…

Julianna Silva

Staff Spotlight – Julianna Silva»

What a great way to start off our 2018 blog series, featuring Managing Director, Julianna Silva.  Julianna started at WESST in 2011 as the Albuquerque Regional Manager and Marketing Director and is…

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…

Veronica Arias

Staff Spotlight – Veronica Arias»

Here at WESST our mission is to be the place to start and grow your business. Our staff is committed to this vision and they enjoy sharing that dedication with our…

Andriana Garcia

Client Spotlight – Rising Sun Massage Therapy»

Rising Sun is a place where you can come relax and forget about your worries if only for an hour. Professionalism and trust are a must when treating our clients. Rising…

Kim Blueher

Staff Spotlight – Kim Blueher»

This month on our blog series, we are featuring VP of Lending, Kim Blueher.  When WESST started in 1989, she joined to set up the micro-loan program, which she currently manages.…

L Siegel

Client Spotlight – Shadowlands Design»

LEAH SIEGEL, SHADOWLANDS DESIGN makes limited-edition fine art wearables and functional items that transform the ordinary. Inspired by the dramatic landscapes of the Southwest, Shadowlands Design’s products feature bold abstract digital…

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…