Puff Niegos

Vice Chaird, Amarillo Area Foundation

Amarillo, TX

Shift Capital  |  Funding / Investment

Amarillo Area Foundation is working to convene partners for the formation of a local CDFI.

Letricia “Puff” Niegos serves on the Board of the Amarillo Area Foundation. She graduated with a BBA in Accounting from SMU in 1985, and after she received her CPA license, she moved back to the Texas Panhandle to work for the family business, Western Sales & Testing of Amarillo, Inc. She is currently Treasurer and CFO for WST and related businesses that service the industrial gas industry. Puff has served on many boards throughout Amarillo and Canyon. She currently serves on the Boards of Golden Spread Council of Boy Scouts of America, Amarillo Area Foundation, WTAMU Foundation and the WTAMU Center for Learning Disabilities.



Amarillo Area Foundation is the only nonprofit community foundation serving the more than 400,000 people in the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. As a leader in philanthropic, nonprofit and community issues, the Foundation is a catalyzing force that addresses the community’s most critical challenges by providing significant, shared and lasting results.

The foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in the Texas Panhandle through effective philanthropic efforts. Since its inception in 1957, the foundation provides grants and a variety of other services to strengthen nonprofit organizations and the services they deliver.