New Hires Join Northern New Mexico Region's Commercial and Private Banking Teams

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We are pleased to announce that Joan Archibeque, Senior Commercial Portfolio Manager, and Rick Vaughan, Private Banking Manager, have joined our team in Albuquerque and Santa Fe respectively.
“We are thrilled that Joan Archibeque and Rick Vaughan have joined our exceptional First National 1870 banking team,” said Scott Z. Czarniak, regional president. “The addition of these highly experienced banking leaders with roots in our New Mexico community enhances our ability to provide the services that help our customers address a wide spectrum of financial needs.”
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Joan Archibeque has over 30 years of experience in commercial banking relationship management and credit analysis providing financing expertise and strategic financial planning to commercial and business customers. She has spent her entire career at national and community banks in New Mexico. As a commercial portfolio manager, Joan has regional responsibility for co-managing large commercial and business customers. In addition, she administers complex credit structures and provides relationship management solutions to support the bank’s Commercial Banking team and its customers. Joan has an extensive history of community involvement in Albuquerque. Currently she is a longtime Board Member of both the American Red Cross New Mexico Chapter and LifeQuest USA, a non-profit serving at-risk youth in New Mexico, as well as a member of the Albuquerque Economic Development Investor Relations Committee.

Joan can be reached at 505.200.2119 or
Rick Vaughn portrait
Rick Vaughan is based at the Main Branch on the Plaza in Santa Fe. He has over twenty years of banking experience with deep expertise in customer relationship management and community engagement. Rick has held leadership positions at community and national banks in the Western United States, managing teams and developing operational models. In his role as Private Banking Manager, Rick manages the complete customer relationship providing exceptional service to customers with distinct banking, investment and trust management needs. He holds a B.B.A. from The University of New Mexico where he was a member of the Lobo football team. As a native New Mexican, Rick is thrilled to have returned to the Land of Enchantment. Rick looks forward to continuing his involvement in community organizations in his new hometown of Santa Fe.

Rick can be reached at 505.992.2402 or