Employee Spotlight: Melissa Hobbs

Melissa Hobbs has been with us for almost 8 years (in May) and we
wouldn’t have it any other way!  Melissa is a valuable component
to our Court and Corporate Research team.

Q: What do you do at Capitol Lien?

A: A large amount of my days at Capitol Lien are dedicated to handling many comprehensive, multi-jurisdictional searches. Working with the Courts and Corporate Service Departments I stay constantly busy with tons of searches nationwide, keeping me on my toes. I pride myself on knowing the nuances of each jurisdiction. I also help oversee the department with Lisa Stalberger which makes our teams run smoothly.

Q: What is the best part about your Capitol Lien Career?

A: The work is always different so it never gets boring and the ability to work from home is super amazing!

Q: How did you get into this industry?

A: I answered a newspaper ad for “Customer Service Representative” at a competing company. The job description intrigued me so I went in for an interview. After seeing what it involved, it sounded so neat, so I took a chance and accepted the job. I worked at the other company for 12 years before jumping over to Capitol Lien (best decision I ever made!).

Q: What do you do in your free time?

A: Binge on Netflix! 

Q: What was your first-ever job?

A: I was a dishwasher at a little café in Hastings, MN.

Q: What did you want to be when growing up?

A: A personal shopper/designer – I love shopping so much and decorating.

Q: What’s something most people don’t know about you?

A: I actually am quite a hermit and really do not like going out or being around a lot of people.

Q: What is your favorite quote?

A: “Live, Love, Laugh”

Q: What have you gained since working at Capitol Lien?

A: Thus far I have gained so much confidence, way more knowledge, and many life-long friendships!

Q: What is your favorite service we offer to our clients and why?

A: Database Direct is great! The system is so user-friendly and easy to maneuver. I feel that our results are so easy to decipher. I use it daily and it’s such a time saver!!