President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
David Osborn has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of WestStar since January 2016, having previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. WestStar is the region's premier financial services company, servicing the Borderplex area (El Paso, TX; Las Cruces, NM; and Northern Mexico) with more than $2.7 billion in assets. David joined WestStar Bank (then Bank of the West) in 2000.
David has recently completed his 38th year in commercial banking. Prior to joining WestStar, David worked for JP Morgan Chase for 10 years, where he served a number of roles, including Executive Vice President, Private Banking and Commercial Lending. He began his banking career in 1983 at State National Bank (El Paso, TX) as a Credit Analyst, rising to Vice President, Real Estate Lending, before joining JP Morgan Chase in 1990.
David is currently the Treasurer, Chairman of the Finance Committee, and a board member of the Texas Bankers Association. He is also a Trustee at McMurry University and a board member at Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare (HCA). He serves on the Advisory Council for the Texas Tech Rawls College of Business "Excellence in Banking" program. Additionally, he serves as both a board member and executive committee member for The Borderplex Alliance. He also serves as a current member of The Border Industrial Association. His past involvement with the El Paso Chamber includes Chairman of the Board (2009), and board member from 2000 through 2016. Additionally, he was Chairman of Paso del Norte Health Foundation and Vice Chairman of the Board for El Paso County Hospital District. David is also a Leadership El Paso (Class 11) alumnus.
David received his Bachelor of Business Administration from McMurry University and is a graduate of Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University, where he received the Recognition of Leadership honor.