WESST’s Farmington office is committed to serving emerging and existing small business owners in three counties in Northwest New Mexico including San Juan, McKinley and Cibola counties. WESST is unique in that our services are not limited by county or even state borders. We also serve the 26,000 square mile Navajo Nation — from southern Utah to northern and eastern Arizona, as well as its sovereign portions of New Mexico. From individual artisans to diversified service and retail companies, we are proud to encourage the men and women who accept the challenges of starting and successfully operating a business.
WESST is focused on our clients' success. We can help small business owner determine if she needs a loan and what amount is best for the business. We help business clients with their loan packages including financial projections and provide information about various loan sources within the community including our small business loan program. In addition to having our own loan program to help entrepreneurs finance a startup or grow an existing business, WESST is also a participant in the SBA’s microloan program. The Microloan Program provides small short-term loans to help eligible borrowers start or grow a business. We are one of only a few SBA-approved microlenders in the state of New Mexico with loans ranging from $250–$10,000 for start-up businesses and up to $50,000 for existing businesses.