Board of Directors

The directors of WestStar are committed to providing sound governance and responsible financial stewardship for the bank. Our directors 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 & CEO WestStar

Edward Escudero, WestStar Bank Director and Vice Chairman
Edward Escudero

Vice Chairman WestStar

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

Owner & President

Castro Enterprises, Inc.

Miguel S. Fernandez



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


Franklin Mountain Management, LLC

Lane Gaddy


W Silver Recycling, Inc.

Josh Hunt

Executive Vice President, Hunt Companies, Inc.

Carol Johnson, WestStar Bank Director
 Carol Johnson

Community Volunteer

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



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 & CEO

St. Regis Airport Properties 

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


Medical Center of the Americas (MCA)

Robert (Bobby) Skov

Owner, SK-2 Farms

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


Sierra Machinery

Linda C. Troncoso


TRE Associates, LLC

Robert Brown, WestStar Bank Director, Brownco Capital LLC President
J. Robert Brown

Advisory Director