Staff Spotlight – Monica Gonzales
In our next staff spotlight we are very happy to introduce you to Monica Gonzales. Monica came to WESST in August 2018, as the new Program Coordinator in Roswell, NM. Welcome aboard Monica!
What made you want to come to work for WESST?
I’m passionate about helping others and felt WESST was the perfect place to put all my education and experience into practice.
What was your very first job?
My first job was as a waitress at Western Sizzlin’ in Roswell. Later, I worked in retail for many years and then worked as a hand decorator at Christmas by Krebs (hand decorating Christmas ornaments) for seven years.
What’s your favorite part of working here?
Helping others succeed and reach their goals is very fulfilling.
What do you do when you’re not working?
My hobbies include attending church, doing DIY projects, visitation to homebound people, playing with my five, yes five, fur babies and two fur grand-babies and reading. I’m also passionate about spending time with my husband of 29 years and our three grown sons.
What do you wish people knew about WESST?
WESST is a place of support and encouragement for entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their own business.