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Citizens Bank of Las Cruces, Genuine Hometown Banking
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Directors & Officers

 
ANNOUNCEMENT
 
Effective January 1, 2019, Jed Fanning will become President & CEO of Citizens Bank of Las Cruces. Fanning a long time New Mexico banker will succeed George Ruth, who will continue to serve on the Executive Management team and Board of Directors. Jed has been part of the Executive Management team since he joined Citizens Bank in 2015 as well as serving as a member of the Board of Directors since 2017. He brings 34 years of outstanding banking experience to Citizens Bank.
 
Tom Hutchinson, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Citizens Bank of Las Cruces adds, "We would like to thank George for his 10 years of service to Citizens Bank and his 45 years of service to the banking industry. Congratulations to Jed as Citizens Bank's new President & CEO. We are confident your strong leadership skills will lead our team to continued success."

Citizens Bank Board of Directors 

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Tom Hutchinson

Chairman of the Board
Chairman of
Amador Bancshares, Inc.
Owner, La Posta Restaurant

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John Curry

Vice Chairman of the Board
Vice Chairman of
Amador Bancshares, Inc.
President, John Curry Construction and Real Estate

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Don Beasley

Secretary of the Board
Secretary of
Amador Bancshares, Inc.
Co-Owner, Beasley Mitchell & Co.

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George Ruth

Member, Amador Bancshares, Inc.
President and CEO of
Citizens Bank of Las Cruces 

Jed Fanning

Executive Vice President,
Citizens Bank of Las Cruces 

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Ruth Christopher

Executive Vice President and CFO,
Citizens Bank of Las Cruces 

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Brad Beasley

CPA and Partner,
Beasley Mitchell & Co. 

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David Ikard

Member, Amador Bancshares, Inc. 
Broker, NAI 1st Valley Realty
President, Oryx, Inc.

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Kari Mitchell

President and CEO,
Las Cruces Machine Manufacturing and
Engineering Co. 

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Claiborne Gallagher

Partner, RJL Real Estate Consultants, El Paso, TX


We remember, with gratitude, those that have gone before us, who helped us to become the Community Bank we are today

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James (Jim) Ikard

1970-2005
Founding Board Member & Shareholder 1970
Board Chairman 1979-2005

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Justin W. Harper

1988-2014
Executive VP 1988-1995
Board member 1994-1995
Vice Chairman of the Board President and CEO
VP, Amador Bancshares, Inc.
1996-2014

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H.A. (Hotch) Manning

1987-2007
Director 1987-2007
Board Chairman 2006-2007
Executive VP 2000-2005









Executive Management

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George Ruth

President and CEO

Jed Fanning

Executive Vice President

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Ruth Christopher

CPA, CGMA

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Tim Hargrove

Executive Vice President
Chief Credit Officer








Business Banking

Tim Hargrove

Executive Vice President
505 S. Main Street
(575) 647-4142
MLO# 803191

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Tres Libby

Senior Vice President
505 S. Main Street
(575) 647-4178
MLO# 803728

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Nate Olsen

Senior Vice President
505 S. Main Street
(575) 647-4130
MLO# 803798

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Rhena Phillips

Vice President, Marketing & Business Relationship Officer
505 S. Main Street
(575) 647-4129
MLO# 803816

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Stuart Young 

Vice President 
505 S. Main Street
(575) 647-4169
MLO#1102843

 

Taryn Armitage

Business Banker 
505 S. Main Street
(575) 647-4191
MLO#1722919






Real Estate Lending

Eddie DeArmond

Vice President
Mortgage Loan Officer
505 S. Main Street
(575) 528-6320
MLO# 803168

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Latson Munn, Jr.

Mortgage Loan Originator
505 S. Main Street
(575) 647-4122
MLO# 867055

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Meghan Quinones

Mortgage Loan Originator
3065 E. University Ave
(575) 647-6713
MLO#1002030

 

Arthur Andrade

Mortgage Loan Originator
2500 N. Mesa St. Ste. A
El Paso, TX 79902
(915) 275-0717
MLO# 227580








Officers

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Lilly C. Haines

Vice President
Human Resources Officer
505 S. Main Street
(575) 528-6312

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Celeste Bernal

Vice President
Risk Management/Process Improvement Officer
505 S. Main Street
(575) 647-4194

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Charles W. Bose, III

Vice President
Credit Analyst
505 S. Main Street
(575) 528-6350

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Lori Martin

Vice President
Controller
505 S. Main Street
(575) 647-4194

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Diana Rivas

Assistant Vice President
Support Services Manager
505 S. Main Street
(575) 647-4117







Branches

Main Location

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Jessie J. Sanchez

Vice President
Branch Administration
Personal Banking Manager
505 S. Main St
(575) 647-4115
MLO# 803824

Truth or Consequences

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Lee Ann Tooley

Vice President
T or C Branch Manager
1920 N. Date St.
(575) 894-9602
MLO# 803849

Country Club Branch

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Bernadette Tirre

Assistant Vice President
Country Club
Branch Manager
2841 N. Main St.
(575) 647-4154
MLO#1086558

Picacho Branch

Dina Cruz

Dina Cruz

Vice President
Picacho Branch Manager
3030 W. Picacho
(575) 647-6741
MLO#1733482

Roadrunner Branch

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Maria Mauricio

Vice President
Roadrunner Branch Manager
3991 E. Lohman Ave
(575) 647-4132
MLO# 803748

University Branch

Mikko Noopila

Vice President
University Branch Manager
3065 E. University Ave.
(575) 647-6702
MLO#1161457

El Paso Branch

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Jim Easley

Senior Vice President
Market President
2500 N. Mesa STE A
El Paso, TX 79902
(915) 275-0715
MLO#1543272

El Paso Branch

 

Mary Jaime

Branch Manager
2500 N. Mesa STE A
El Paso, TX 79902
(915) 275-0716
MLO#1787455