Our Callan Capital team is made up of some pretty amazing people. Our Getting To Know You Series is aimed to get know our team, on a more personal level.
Director, Financial Planning
1. What is your most used emoji?
2. Cats or dogs?
Cats, they are our masters and don’t need you… you need them
3. Teleportation or flying?
Teleportation. Think of the time we’d save
4. Would you rather live where it only snows or the temperature never falls below 100 degrees?
Snow, all day and twice on Sunday
5. How would you spend a million dollars?
Pay off debt. Build a dream home. Give small gifts to family, local shelters, and veteran’s organizations 😊
6. If you could be any supernatural creature, what would you be and why?
I would be a griffin. Griffins are strong, loyal, and cute
7. If you had to eat one meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Tacos. Soy Tejana
8. What is your favorite meal to cook and why?
Tamales. Red Pork Tamales are indicative of Christmas and filled with so many memories. My abuelita and abuelo have made tamales from scratch every year for the holidays since before I can remember. Since having my own family, I have continued the tradition making it all from scratch every Christmas
9. What are you reading right now?
The Man from the Train by Bill James
10. What is your favorite sport to watch and why?
Baseball, I love my Cleveland Guardians. However as of late, my favorite sport is Formula One
11. If you had to play one album forever which one would it be?
Album: Europe ’72 | Artist: Grateful Dead
12. Which song can you listen to all day long?
Song: Help > Slip > Frank by Grateful Dead
13. If you could pick up a new skill in an instant, what would it be?
I would love to be able to sing. What is a key?
14. If you were independently wealthy and didn’t have to work, what would you do with your time?
Paint. And rescuing all the cats and dogs
15. What is the best perk you have ever enjoyed at a job?
Food. I previously worked as a contractor for Facebook and the breakfast, lunch, dinner options available to employees was always delicious
16. If you could magically become fluent in any language, what would it be?
Although I would love to speak Spanish, I think it would be fun to speak German
17. What’s your favorite color and how does that color make you feel?
My favorite color is blue. A deep TARDIS Blue. It’s just a relaxing color and brings joy
18. If extraterrestrials landed on earth and offered to take you with them, would you go?
19. Would you rather live in the ocean or on the moon?
20. What is your favorite season of the year and why?
Fall, specifically in the Midwest. The colors are beautiful and crispness in the air is so energizing. I love it
21. What is your favorite holiday and why?
Christmas. The food, the lights, the cheer, the colors, the smells, and the food – all of it
22. If you had to lose all your memories which one would want to lose last?
Anything involving with my husband Adam
Associate, Client Service and Administration
1. Would you rather have invisibility or flight?
The ability to fly 100%
2. If you had to eat one meal every day for the rest of your life what would it be?
3. What are you reading right now?
Where the Crawdads Sing
4. If you were independently wealthy and didn’t have to work, what would you do with your time?
Travel the world, do some volunteer work, and yacht on the Mediterranean
5. Coffee or tea?
Both. I like coffee in the morning and tea in the afternoon
6. What is your favorite season of the year and why?
I love the summer. Warm weather and beach time
7. What movie have you seen recently that you would recommend and why?
Top Gun! Need I say more?
8. If you could magically become fluent in any language, what would it be?
9. What are your three favorite foods?
Mexican, Italian, and Mediterranean
10. What is your favorite time of the day and why?
In the evening watching sunset
11. If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you want to have with you?
A knife, hammock, and big box of matches because I wouldn’t know how to start a fire
12. What is the meaning of your name?
Nicole = “victorious” or “victory of the people”
13. What’s your favorite place you’ve ever visited? Spain.
Spain, it’s a tossup between Barcelona and Mallorca
14. Would you rather live in the ocean or on the moon?
15. Are you a good dancer?
Without a doubt
16. Would you rather be the funniest or smartest person in the room?
Funniest. I think making people laugh is a true gift.
17. Cats or dogs?
18. Have you ever been told you look like someone famous, who was it?
Yes, I get Chloe Bennet and Aubrey Plaza here and there
19. What is your favorite sport to watch and why?
Basketball because we had season tickets to Kings games
20. What is your favorite TV show?
Game of Thrones. Fun fact: I watched 8 seasons in less than a month when the pandemic first hit