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    Friendly faces, serious knowledge. Our passionate team of mortgage experts is here to help.  Find a team member in your branch community!

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    Miijalisa C. Viele

    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 over 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 over 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, watching their son’s Little League baseball and hockey games, and helping him earn his way to becoming a Boy Scout. She also enjoys a ride on her husband’s Harley!

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

    Brad Neuharth

    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 really enjoy 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 (NMLS #1444048)
    Mortgage Loan Originator
    Duluth- Spirit Valley
    (218) 625-8825*


    Sharalee Maslowski

    A graduate of UWS, Sharalee Maslowski has worked for six years in the financial services industry.

    "I'm excited to be building relationships throughout the community," says Sharalee, "It's so rewarding to be an integral part of our members' journey to homeownership."

    When she isn't working, Sharalee enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids, running, camping, attending her kids’ basketball, softball and baseball games, watching football and spending time outdoors.


    Sharalee Maslowski (NMLS #1593498)
    Mortgage Loan Originator
    (218) 878-3637*

    Thomas Johnson

    A fourth-generation resident of Cloquet, Thomas Johnson has worked in the mortgage industry for over a decade.

    “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 (NMLS #459346)
    Mortgage Loan Originator
    (218) 878-3643*


    Travis Betley

    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 (NMLS #1223027)
    Mortgage Loan Originator
    (218) 625-8907*

    Moose Lake & McGregor

    Terry Nummela

    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 (NMLS #458773)
    Mortgage Loan Originator
    Moose Lake & McGregor
    (218) 351-1304*

    Grand Rapids

    Timothy Bymark

    Tim Bymark joined MCCU- Grand Rapids in 2017 as a Mortgage Loan Originator with 12 years of mortgage lending experience and eight years of real estate sales.

    “MCCU is the perfect fit for the Grand Rapids community. They are large enough to offer an extensive portfolio of mortgage products like the larger, corporate banks, but small enough to know our members’ names when they walk through our doors,” says Bymark. “I really love my job and the opportunity to make so many dreams come true for our members.”

    Bymark is heavily involved in the Grand Rapids community and enjoys serving as the Tournament Director for the GRAHA Walleye Shootout and committee member for the Itasca County Ruffed Grouse Society. In addition, he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and upland bird hunting with his dog, Honey.




    Tim Bymark (NMLS #1452723)
    Mortgage Loan Originator
    Grand Rapids
    (218) 322-2951*


    Jessica Lindahl

    Jessica Lindahl is a long-time credit union employee and familiar face in the Sandstone and Hinckley communities. Jess brings her friendly approach and extensive skills to her role as an originator for in-house and secondary-market mortgages offered by the credit union. She is currently serving Sandstone-Hinckley-area members.

    “I enjoy working directly with members through the home-buying process,” said Lindahl, “I’m excited to provide mortgage solutions to meet their needs.”

    Lindahl lives in Hinckley with her family and serves on the Hinckley Area Chamber of Commerce.

    In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and working with many area community events and activities.




    Jessica Lindahl (NMLS #1572060)
    Mortgage Loan Originator
    (218) 351-1311*

    Isanti & North Branch

    Tammy Hoveland

    Tammy Hoveland joined the Mortgage Department in 2012, combining her lending experience and member service skills to assist members in the refinance or purchase of a home.

    Hoveland'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, spending time with family and friends, and being involved with many area community events and activities.




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


    Benjamin Berghuis

    Born and raised in the Brainerd/Baxter community, Benjamin Berghuis was pleased to join the MCCU Mortgage team at the start of 2018.  
    “I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to work for MCCU”, said Benjamin. “I love the mission and vision of the company, and I look forward to living it out each day and being a part of that”.  Benjamin has four years of experience in the financial services industry and holds degrees in Bachelors of Management and Bachelors of Marketing from The College of St. Scholastica. 
    Benjamin is devoted to his wife, Seanay, and Minnesota’s great outdoors where you will find him hunting, fishing, boating, snowmobiling and riding ATVs in his spare time.




    Benjamin Berghuis (NMLS #1686250)
    Mortgage Loan Originator
    (218) 625-8893*

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