Bryan “Chip” Chippeaux was born and raised in Roswell, NM and graduated from New Mexico State University. He has lived in Santa Fe since 1983. Chip retired as Chairman and director from Century Bank in 2019 after serving for 36 years. Chippeaux is a Certified Public Accountant. He has served in numerous leadership positions throughout his tenure including Chairman and Board member of the Independent Community Bankers of New Mexico, Director Emeritus of the St. Vincent Hospital Foundation, Chair of the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, Chair of the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, Chair of Tierra Contenta Corporation, Director and officer of The Wheelwright Museum and Foundation and Chair of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico.