8/29/2014
Steve W. Wells to Retire
On August 21, 2014, Steve W. Wells notified the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Los Alamos National Bank (“LANB”) and Trinity Capital Corporation (“Trinity”) of his intent to retire as President and Chief Administrative Officer of LANB and Secretary of Trinity effective December 31, 2014. Mr. Wells serves as President and Chief Administrative Officer for LANB and as Secretary of Trinity, as well as a director on the boards of both Trinity and LANB. Steve has been employed with LANB since 1985. He served as Executive Vice President from 1985 to 1994, when he was named President.

“My time with Steve has been very beneficial. We share a common passion for our customers, shareholders, employees and the community,” states John S. Gulas, CEO and President of Trinity and CEO of LANB. “Steve has been a great asset to me and LANB. I look forward to working with him over the next four months as we strategically plan for the bank’s future.”

Regarding his retirement, Mr. Wells states, “I feel fortunate to have worked with so many amazing, dedicated and wonderful people during my 30 years at LANB. We have accomplished great things, helped build one of the most successful community banks in New Mexico, and, together, earned the prestigious, Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award – the only bank in the nation recognized among the likes of Motorola and Ritz-Carlton. I look forward to being just another satisfied customer and living in a community made better because of the way LANB does business.”

Jerry Kindsfather, Chairman of the Board of LANB and Trinity states, “I have known and worked with Steve for nearly 30 years. His dedication to LANB and his commitment to the communities he serves is evident in the success of the bank and the economic growth in these communities. I wish Steve and his wife, Sheri, all the happiness that retirement will bring. “