LANB CEO John Gulas, right, accepts the 2016 Philanthropist of the Year Award. Courtesy photo
SANTA FE – The Albuquerque Journal North and the St. Vincent Hospital Foundation have named Los Alamos National Bank (LANB) the 2016 Philanthropist of the Year. LANB earned the acclaim for its commitment to building healthy and sustainable local economies and communities.
“We understand that our success is directly related to the opportunities available to the individuals and families that live in the communities we serve,” LANB CEO John Gulas said. “That’s why community outreach and charitable giving is one of our cornerstones. We are proud to help improve the quality of life for New Mexicans. It’s an honor to be recognized for our long-standing tradition of community support.”
LANB contributes to more than 300 local nonprofit organizations and education programs throughout the state. Last year, LANB was recognized by the United Way of Northern New Mexico for their significant fundraising efforts, having surpassed the $1 million dollar mark for contributions made over the years to the organization’s Community Action Fund.
“Volunteerism and participation at community events is part of the company culture,” LANB Marketing DirectorJillian Bartley. “Every year our employees raise funds for local charities and nonprofit organizations, and community engagement is highly encouraged.”
Los Alamos National Bank (LANB) is one of the largestlocally-owned banks in New Mexico with current assets of more than $1.4 billion. Through the responsive work of more than 300 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 area. 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 11 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 headquartered in Los Alamos, N.M. For more information visit LANB.com or call 505.662.5171.