ALBUQUERQUE ― First National 1870 has announced that Pat Sanchez, a New Mexico banking leader with more than 40 years of experience, has joined the bank as senior vice president.
The Bank continues to add top level banking talent to its team with Sanchez being the most recent hire. As credit development manager for First National 1870 in its Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque markets, Sanchez has primary responsibility for credit review and approval of commercial lending services.
In addition, he will work closely with the Bank’s local teams to build commercial and business banking relationships throughout New Mexico.
Sanchez has a long history of involvement with numerous charitable and philanthropic organizations. He is a member of the City of Albuquerque Housing & Neighborhood Economic Development Committee and a board member of Ski New Mexico.
About First National 1870
Operating as Sunflower Bank, First National 1870 and Guardian Mortgage, Sunflower Bank, N.A. provides financial solutions to the individual communities it serves. With approximately $4 billion in assets as of Sept. 30, 2019, headquarters in Denver, bank locations in six states, and mortgage capabilities in more than 40 states, Sunflower Bank, N.A. provides a full range of relationship-focused services to meet personal, business and wealth management financial objectives. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. First National 1870 and Guardian Mortgage are divisions of Sunflower Bank, N.A.