President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
David Osborn served as President and Chief Operating Officer of WestStar from January 2016 until his promotion to Chief Executive Officer in January 2022. 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 $3 billion in assets. David joined WestStar Bank (then Bank of the West) in 2000.
David has recently completed his 40th 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 Chairman and a board member of the Texas Bankers Association. He is also a Trustee and a member of the Executive Committee at McMurry University and Chairman of the board 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 First Vice Chairman and a member of the Executive Committee for The Borderplex Alliance. He was inducted in the El Paso Business Hall of Fame in 2022. 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.