WESST Clients:
Las Cruces Region

Noemi Bravo

El Rincon Property Rentals

El Rincon Property Rentals is a mobile home community designed by Noemi Bravo.

Studio One Six

Studio One Six

Brittney created Studio One Six because of her love and admiration of the hair industry. She is a firm believer in the saying that “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.”

Bosa Donuts

Bosa Donuts

A local favorite initially only selling donuts, but expanded to include burritos, menudo, tamales, and other Mexican food.

Barbara Alvarez

Barbara Cedillo-Alvarez Writing Services

Barbara Cedillo-Alvarez Writing Services provides writing services ranging from website page updates to informational and educational articles.

Emelita “Lita” Lujan

Gents Day Spa

Emelita “Lita” Lujan came to WESST prior to opening her new spa, hoping to get assistance with her business-planning and financial projections. Lita had heard how WESST could advise her in ways to better ensure success – through all the phases of her growth.

Marsha and Izzy Cowan

Bernina Sewing and Design

Surrounded by colorful fabrics and thread, Marsha Cowan, laughed when asked how her business was doing in today’s economy. “We’re making it,” she said. The fact is that the business has grown considerably during their eight years of operation.

Tere Baeza


After marrying her husband, Rafael, Teresita (Tere) moved to the United States from Chihuahua, Mexico. During the next 23 years, she and Rafael raised their two children while he built his trucking business and she pursued a dream of becoming a cosmetologist.

Patricia Mcclure-Reedy

Tesoro Integrative Health Center

Tesoro Integrative Health Center is the third business Patricia McClure-Reedy has opened since 2003 when she started selling her Wild Child Creations tie-dyed clothing line at the Artist’s and Farmer’s Market in downtown Las Cruces on Saturday mornings.

Marilyn Mayse

Crazy Maizy’s Fabulous Popcorn Factory

Marilyn Mayse has been a huge supporter of WESST for over 15 years. Last year, she approached Jennifer Craig, WESST’s Regional Manager in Las Cruces, as a client with the idea of opening a gourmet popcorn storefront, offering an array of sweet and savory popcorn. Mayse was introduced to gourmet popcorn coincidentally at a high…

Silvia Terrazas

Video Exitos, Inc.

In 2000, Silvia, with her Employment Authorization Card in hand, came to WESST for a loan to open a video rental store. She had been a seasoned businesswoman in Mexico, so, she knew the industry. In New Mexico, however, she had to learn about business (taxes, codes, bookkeeping).