The chairman of a small, Hispanic-owned New Mexico bank has handed over day-to-day management to his 22-year-old daughter.

Martin Romero, 47, named his oldest child, Rebeca, president and chief executive officer of Centinel Bank of Taos at the bank's 30th annual shareholders meeting Feb. 2. Ms. Romero, who graduated from college less than two years ago, is believed to be the youngest bank CEO in the country.

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