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Agnes Noonan

Agnes Noonan, Member at Large

President, WESST

Agnes Noonan, Member at Large, is the President of WESST, a statewide economic development organization and Community Development Financial Institution in New Mexico which helps people start and grow their own business. She has over 35 years’ experience in small business development and management. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, where she worked with local, regional, and international agencies on issues relating to economic development. In Costa Rica, she served as a small business consultant for the United States Peace Corps, working with a variety of small, locally based businesses. Ms. Noonan holds a B.A. in Political Science from Berea College and an M.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in Latin American Business and Economics from The George Washington University. She is a past award recipient of the SBA’s Women’s Business Advocate of the Year, the New Mexico Business Hall of Fame and Top-Performing CEOs.