Ortega tapped for bank board

Freedom Newspapers

Portales Mayor Orlando Ortega Jr. has been named to the board of directors of Western Bank of Clovis and Portales, according to a Western Bank news release

“I am very excited to be a part of Western Bank, an institution that cares about the success of its customers,” said Ortega, who also serves as director of operations at KENW-TV, the public television station in Portales.

“Western Bank believes in doing business with great integrity and respect for its patrons,” he said in the release.

Western Bank of Clovis was established in 1975 as a full-service community bank. The Portales office at 203 S. Main Ave. began operations in 1995.