Western Heritage Bank Opens El Paso Branch

Sep 12, 2017

Western Heritage Bank (“WHB”) announced that it has opened its El Paso branch location at 4849 N. Mesa Street.  Greg Cory is President and CEO of WHB.

“It’s an exciting day to be opening our doors here in El Paso,” said Cory.  “We look forward to making a lasting impression in the corporate community as well as offering traditional banking services to individuals.  We consider El Paso our home and look forward to renewing relationships with our former customers.”

Recently, WHB announced the names of the El Paso board of directors.  They are Alan Abbott, A.F. Ayoub, Christopher L. Carameros, James A. Cardwell Jr., Kenneth C. Clarence, Rodrigo Fernandez, Nancy Gamboa, Will S. Harvey, Dr. Edward C. Juarez, Randy Kuykendall, and K. Alan Russell.  James Volk is Chairman of the Board.  Cory is also a board member.

WHB is owned by New Mexico First Financial, Inc., a locally owned and operated holding company that provides a variety of financial services to individuals and corporate customers in Southern New Mexico and El Paso, Texas.

About Western Heritage Bank

Since 2001, Western Heritage Bank, a community based institution, has been an active participant in the vibrant and diverse economy of Southern New Mexico.  It has helped build businesses ranging from the agriculture industry to manufacturing operations.  The bank provides modern banking conveniences with traditional, personalized service in the areas of online banking, personal banking, business banking and loans.  Western Heritage Bank is a New Mexico state bank and is a wholly owned subsidiary of New Mexico First Financial, Inc. Western Heritage Bank operates locations in El Paso, Texas; Las Cruces, New Mexico; and Deming, New Mexico.   For more information please visit