Honorary Member, Governing Board
L. Frederick “Rick” Francis serves as Chairman and CEO of WestStar Bank Holding Company, Inc. and Executive Chairman of WestStar Bank. Francis also serves on the Board of Directors for Memorial Campus and Sierra Campus of which he is Past Chairman. In 2009, he was named “El Pasoan of the Year” by El Paso Inc. and in 2010 was inducted into the El Paso Business Hall of Fame. Francis is a graduate of Texas Tech University (BBA Finance), the Texas Tech Intermediate School of Banking, and the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking conducted at Southern Methodist University.