The directors of WestStar Bank are committed to providing sound governance and responsible financial stewardship for the bank. Our directors, some of whom are original founders, all have local ties and possess an unwavering commitment to our community. They come from a variety of backgrounds and with a wide range of professional experiences, greatly enhancing our bank leadership.


L. Frederick (Rick) Francis

Chairman and CEO, WestStar Bank

Edward Escudero, WestStar Bank Director and Vice ChairmanEdward Escudero

Vice Chairman, WestStar Bank

Robert Brown, WestStar Bank Director, Brownco Capital LLC PresidentJ. Robert Brown

President, Brownco Capital, LLC

Richard Castro, WestStar Bank Director, Castro Enterprises, Inc. OwnerRichard Castro

Owner and President, Castro Enterprises, Inc.

Paul L. Foster, WestStar Bank Director, Executive Chairman Western Refining, Inc.Paul L. Foster

Executive Chairman, Western Refining, Inc.

Woody Hunt, WestStar Bank Director, Hunt Companies, Inc. Chairman, CEO Woody L. Hunt

Executive Chairman, Hunt Companies, Inc.

Carol Johnson, WestStar Bank Director Carol Johnson
Community Volunteer
Mary E. Kipp

CEO, El Paso Electric Company

Meyer Marcus, WestStar Bank Director, MIMCO, Inc. Chairman Meyer Marcus

Chairman, MIMCO, Inc.

Rusty Miller, WestStar Bank Director, A.R.M Farms, Ltd. General Partner Manager A.R. (Rusty) Miller, III

General Partner Manager, A.R.M Farms, Ltd.

Jonathan Rogers, Jr., WestStar Bank Director, St. Regis Airport Properties President, CEO Jonathan W. Rogers, Jr.

President and CEO, St. Regis Airport Properties 

Emma Schwartz, WestStar Bank Director, Medical Center of the Americas (MCA) President Emma Wollschlager Schwartz

President, Medical Center of the Americas (MCA)

William D. Skov

Partner, Skov Farms, LLC

Maria Teran, WestStar Bank Director, Sierra Machinery President Maria F. Teran

President, Sierra Machinery

Robert E. Skov

Advisory Director