Ian Anderson

Group President, Westlake Financial

Ian Anderson joined Westlake in July 2005 as Director of Risk Management and moved to Sr. Vice President of Production, Business Strategy and Analytics in early 2007. As Group President, Mr. Anderson will focus, with management, on growth as well as overall business strategy and execution of Westlake Financial Services and it’s three other subsidiaries. These companies include Westlake Flooring, Wilshire
Consumer Credit and Western Funding.

Mr. Anderson’s primary focus is protecting corporate assets as well as improving shareholder value while
promoting the use of technology. In addition, Mr. Anderson will be expanding Westlake’s strategic alliances with other leaders in the auto industry and focus on improving customer experiences. Westlake’s vision is to be the premiere diversified financial group serving the underserved.

In 2014, Mr. Anderson received the industry Auto Finance Executive from SupPrime News. Mr. Anderson received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, Irvine in 1997. Also, Mr.  Anderson is a Ford Motor Company certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Prior to joining Westlake, he has held positions at Bayview Acceptance and Triad Financial as a loan officer, marketing representative, risk analyst, six sigma black belt and product manager.