SANTA FE – Los Alamos National Bank (LANB) has recently hired Michael Padilla, a 25-year banking industry professional, as Vice President of Commercial Loans.
“I am proud to join LANB in supporting local businesses and strengthening the local economy. We offer commercial loans and are eager to visit with our customers about new opportunities to realize their business goals and help them make their dreams a reality,” Padilla said. “I look forward to working with LANB in making this community financially prosperous and a healthy place to live and work.”
Padilla, a native of Northern New Mexico, graduated from the University of New Mexico. He is active in the North Central New Mexico Economic Development District, the Hispano Chamber of Commerce, the New Mexico Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Council, Special Olympics, United Way and the UNM Lobo Club.
“With the experience Michael brings to LANB, we are confident that he will be a great asset to our bank and our customers,” said Steve Wells, president of LANB. “We are excited to have his banking know-how and his passion for community support, both of which fit so well with LANB’s 50-year business tradition.”
Los Alamos National Bank (LANB) is the largest locally owned bank and the third largest bank in New Mexico with current assets of more than $1.5 billion. Through the responsive work of 360 professional employees, LANB is proud to offer a full range of banking services with the highest degree of customer service to businesses and residents in Northern New Mexico and the Albuquerque metro. A true community bank with six full-service locations, LANB ranks as one of the top mortgage lenders in the state. LANB has been voted “Best Bank in Santa Fe” by the readers of the Santa Fe Reporter for the past eight years. LANB was the first corporation in New Mexico, as well as the first and only bank in the nation, to earn the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Founded in 1963, LANB is a subsidiary of Trinity Capital Corporation (TCC) headquartered in Los Alamos, N.M. For more information, visit LANB.comor call 505-662-5171 (Los Alamos/Santa Fe) or 505-449-5100 (Albuquerque).