Meet Our Mortgage Team

Our experienced team of mortgage lenders is here to help you navigate through every step of the home buying, building, and refinancing processes. Each lender is an expert in their market, and will work closely with you to make sure your home loan process is as smooth and efficient as possible.

Find your local mortgage lender below and contact them and get your home financing questions answered!

(You can also conveniently apply for your mortgage loan online – simply click the "Apply Now!" button on your local mortgage lender's page!)

Albert Lea



Trevor Birch
NMLS# 635068

Trevor's Info

Austin



Megan Crouch
NMLS# 715532

Megan's Info

Delafield


Kevin Gifford
NMLS#197037

Kevin's Info

Kasson / Owatonna


Molly Barwald
NMLS# 516999

Molly's Info

LA Crescent, MN /
LA Crosse, WI


Brett Kemmer
NMLS# 411288

Brett's Info

Marshalltown, IA


Kayleen Mahlstede
NMLS# 1488730

Kayleen's Info

Rochester


Darren Michel
NMLS# 715564

Darren's Info

Rochester


Kim Novotny
NMLS# 756172

Kim's Info

Rochester


Kim Taylor
NMLS# 400894

Kim's Info


Rochester


Pam Bleifus
NMLS# 404372

Pam's Info

Rochester


Zach Kovash
NMLS# 712118

Zach's Info

Spring Valley


Leslie Schmidt
NMLS# 649412

Leslie's Info

Spring Valley


Kelly Waugh
NMLS# 786161

Kelly's Info

Winona


Kim Trainor
NMLS# 643203

Kim's Info

All of the experts above work exclusively with home loans.

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All of our mortgage loan originators are registered with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing and Registry System, as required by the Secure and Fair Enforcement Act (S.A.F.E Act). To confirm that your mortgage loan officer is registered, you may visit the NMLSR website and enter their Unique Identifier or name. If you have already applied for a mortgage loan, the Unique Identifier of your mortgage loan officer was provided to you on the first written communication you received in connection with your application. If you would like the Unique Identifier of a loan officer, feel free to contact your local branch or call 888.876.4269.

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