Establishing relationships within the community and helping our nation’s veterans attain the American Dream motivates Ian Galan, Processing Manager at MonsterLoans.
“What I enjoy most about being the Processing Manager here at MonsterLoans is being able to help our veterans,” Says Ian. “It means so much to be able to help those who sacrifice so much for our country on a daily basis.”
Ian Galan has been a part of the MonsterLoans team since February, 2015. She found MonsterLoans on Craigslist and really relishes the perks of working for a smaller company. Ian’s determination and drive has an impact on everyone here at MonsterLoans. She contributes in every department, works weekends without being asked, and always maintains a positive attitude. Most importantly, she demonstrates compassion for everyone in the office and really embodies what it means to be the Monster of the Month.
“I love how close everyone is here at MonsterLoans,” Ian describes. “Everyone treats each other like family and you really get to know everyone in the office.”
Ian works hard everyday and is driven to do everything in her power to maintain the pipeline and ensure our customers loans make it to the finish line in a timely matter.
“I don’t like to fail; I am a very passionate and competitive person and even though you learn from failure, I would rather not.” Ian explains .
Monster Of the Month Q&A
What does being Monster of the Month mean to you?
“It makes me feel appreciated and valued to know that the company has faith and trust in me to contribute to the well being of the company.”
What is the key to your success?
“Time management and compassion with my teammates. My teammates and I help each other through both the good and the bad days,” Ian says. “Whenever anyone in the office is struggling or going through a tough time, we all will be there for one another to help them get through it.”
What advice would you give to all of the recent new hires here at MonsterLoans?
“Make sure to establish a connection with your teammates and remain open minded to new ideas and strategies because it can make all the difference”
Do you have any career or life goals that you would like to achieve?
“I would love to retire and move to Hawaii with my family but still remain active and start a small business there.”
What do you do for fun and what makes you happy?
“I love spending time with my family. I look forward to hanging out at Chucky Cheese on Saturday nights with my niece and nephew,” Ian proudly says. “I love spending time with my husband and our four dogs; Boober, Giget, Wicket, and Tory.”
If you won the lottery, what are three things you would do?
“I would make sure everyone in my family has their houses paid off, buy my dream home in Hawaii, and throw a huge party before I leave!”
Who is your hero?
“Every girl’s hero is their dad, but I have a special connection with my dad because it was just me and him for the first three years of my life,” Ian explains. “We developed a special connection that will never change, if I am ever in need, I will always go to my dad first.”
What are three things that most people might not know about you?
I have a pace maker, I know how to ride a motorcycle, and I’ve known my husband since I was six years old.
What is your favorite sports team?
“The L.A. Kings, I grew up in L.A. and will always make that drive to go see my Kings play.”
What is the craziest thing you have ever done?
“Bungee jumping and sky diving.”
What is your favorite Book?
“Gone with the Wind”
What is your favorite food?
Milanesa with Sage Sauce”
Who is your favorite monster?
“Edward from Twilight”