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Mortgage Team

With interest rates low and so many homes to choose from, this is a great time to buy or refinance! Whether this is your first or your fifth home, our experienced mortgage originators are here to guide you through the process.


A friendly face at MCCU since 1995, Miijalisa Viele is an experienced financial expert, and a valuable part of the Mortgage team.

“Working at MCCU for almost 20 years, I have formed a strong bond with my members by getting to know them,” says Viele, who enjoys the opportunity to build relationships and help members find solutions that work for them.

Miijalisa was born and raised in Northern Minnesota and has made Duluth her home for close to 30 years.

In her spare time, Viele loves spending time with her husband and son, touring the North Shore, relaxing at their cabin on Floodwood Lake, and watching their son’s softball, soccer, and hockey games and helping him earn his badges in Cub Scouts. She also enjoys a ride on her husband’s Harley!

Miijalisa C. Viele (#1294110)
Mortgage Loan Originator
Duluth- Miller Hill, BlueStone
(218) 625-8502*

Brad Neuharth joined MCCU at the Spirit Valley- Duluth branch, and as a swiftly rising talent, moved into the Mortgage department after his first year.

“I'm excited to be working with the mortgage team at MCCU,” said Neuharth,I look forward to building relationships and helping members accomplish their goals, for years to come.

Brad graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from North Dakota State University. A resident of the Woodland neighborhood of Duluth, in his spare time, Brad enjoys fishing, traveling and exploring the outdoors and the North Shore with his wife.



Brad Neuharth (#1444048)
Mortgage Loan Originator
Duluth- Spirit Valley
(218) 625-8825*


A native of Cloquet, Molly specializes in working with homebuyers in her own hometown - and she's definitely an expert at it! Molly has worked at MCCU for almost 20 years, and boasts over a decade of experience in the mortgage department. Her favorite thing about her work is helping people achieve their dreams.


"It's fulfilling to work with members throughout the entire homebuying process, and watch their dreams become reality," says Molly.


Outside of the workplace, Molly and her husband enjoy spending time with their three sons, including a set of twins.


Molly Hallfrisch (#472394)
Mortgage Loan Originator
(218) 878-3636*

A fourth-generation resident of Cloquet, Thomas Johnson has worked in the mortgage industry for 7 years.

“I'm very excited to be working with the mortgage team here at MCCU," says Johnson, "I take pride in being a positive financial influence in our members' lives, and in helping people realize their dreams of homeownership."

In his free time, Thomas enjoys spending time at his family cabin in Alborn, going mountain biking with friends, and hunting birds with his Brittany Spaniel.  



Thomas Johnson (#459346)
Mortgage Loan Originator
(218) 878-3643*


A familiar face in the Aitkin community, Travis was pleased to join the MCCU Mortgage team in 2014.


“As a member myself, I’ve always enjoyed the upbeat, positive atmosphere you find at MCCU when you walk through the door,” said Betley, who welcomes the challenge of helping his friends and neighbors in the Aitkin and McGregor areas forge a path to homeownership.


When he isn’t working, Travis enjoys summers on the lake or spending time in his garage cleaning and waxing vehicles. In the winter months, he hits the road to watch hockey games-- from youth to professional level.



Travis Betley (#1223027)
Mortgage Loan Originator
Aitkin & McGregor
(218) 625-8907*

Moose Lake/Sandstone

A three-decade resident of Moose Lake, Terry has worked for the credit union for over two of those decades, assisting countless members with a variety of financing needs.  

Terry enjoys helping members make that big purchase-- their new home-- or saving them money through the refinance process. He looks forward to providing members with exceptional service for many years to come.


Well -known in the community, Terry is married, with four children and three grandchildren. His passions center on outdoor activities, including hunting, fishing, and playing with his grandkids.

Terry Nummela (#458773)
Mortgage Loan Originator
Moose Lake & Sandstone
(218) 351-1304*

North Branch/Isanti/Hinckley

Since 2002, Tammy Hoveland has been a valuable member of our credit union team.
In 2012, she joined the Mortgage Department, combining her lending experience and member service skills to assist members in the refinance or purchase of a home.

Tammy’s years in the financial services industry have allowed her to forge deep ties in the Isanti, North Branch and Hinckley communities. She has been actively involved with the Isanti, North Branch and Rush City Chambers of Commerce. 

In her spare time, Tammy enjoys watching baseball, football, boating, and spending time with family and friends.

Tammy Hoveland (#500118)
Mortgage Loan Originator
North Branch, Isanti & Hinckley
(763) 444-7641*

Mortgage Lending Manager

With over a decade of experience, Cory is well-known in the region as a highly respected figure in the mortgage industry. He leads the mortgage department with a progressive approach, focused on serving our members.


"At MCCU, I'm fortunate to be part of a well-respected credit union that prides itself on quality service to its members,” says Stenson.

In his spare time, Cory enjoys spending time with his family, and has invested many years volunteering in youth sports in the Duluth area as a coach and/or manager.


Cory Stenson (#582765)
Mortgage Lending Manager
(218) 625-8827*


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