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Nick Schuster

Nick Schuster

Branch Manager

NMLS #9616

Branch Manager Nick Schuster was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa and moved to Omaha to attend Creighton University - becoming a permanent resident after graduation. Nick is the son, grandson and godson of Veterans and is familiar with the unique needs of the military and their families. With nearly 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry and having originated and/or supervised over 1 billion dollars in home loans, Nick is an expert with VA, FHA, USDA and conventional loans. His team of friendly and knowledgeable loan specialists are on hand to serve you, step by step, throughout the entire loan process.

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Cal Thompson

Cal Thompson

Senior Loan Officer

NMLS #1487191

Senior Loan Officer Cal Thompson has worked in various parts of the home loan process, so he’s a knowledgeable partner to have in the homebuying journey. He also has lived in the Omaha area his entire life and has a family with a history of military service. With local knowledge and an understanding of military life, Cal is able to relate to his borrowers and go the extra mile for them. He’s excited to teach his homebuyers about their VA loan benefits. Outside of work, Cal enjoys sports, traveling, video gaming and rooting for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

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Jeremy Anderson

Jeremy Anderson

Senior Loan Officer

NMLS #1493972

Senior Loan Officer Jeremy Anderson, the son of two Air Force Veterans, was born in Misawa Japan. At the age of 3, his family moved to Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue, NE where his parents proudly retired after each serving 20+ years. In 2005, Jeremy graduated from University of Nebraska-Omaha with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. While at UNO, he was also a member of the football team from 2000 - 2005. After graduation, he went on to earn his MBA at William Woods University. Jeremy’s military upbringing makes him extremely passionate about educating Veterans and active duty service members about their earned benefits. He especially enjoys assisting first-time homebuyers! He and his wife, Tatum, have two children – Mila and Phoenix. In his spare time, he enjoys watching college football, being active through sports, traveling and spending as much time with family as possible.

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Marjory Christensen

Marjory Christensen

Loan Officer

NMLS #1918279

Loan Officer Marjory Christensen has lived in the Omaha-metro area her entire life and is excited to give back to the Veterans in her community. Having a grandfather who served in the United States Marine Corps., Marjory knows of the unique struggles that Veterans face upon returning home. With this in mind, she hopes to build relationships with each borrower and their family to make the process as simple as possible. Outside of work, she is involved in various local non-profit groups, spends time with her husband and two dogs, takes care of her chickens and cheers on Iowa State Football!​

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Katie Lieffers

Katie Lieffers

Director of Business Development

NMLS #1643272

As the Director of Business Management, Katie Lieffers is well-versed in the mortgage industry. Prior to her role at Veterans United, Katie was a Realtor and understands the entire homebuying journey. She also understands the demands of the military lifestyle as her husband is an Air Force Veteran and her father was in the Army. Katie prides herself on making the homebuying process as fun as possible for all her borrowers - military and civilian alike! Outside of work, Katie enjoys spending time with her friends, family and two awesome dogs.

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Cindy Engel

Cindy Engel

Director of Business Operations and Development

NMLS #1417005

Office Manager Cindy is a Nebraska native and has been in the mortgage industry for over 25 years. Prior to her current role, Cindy has been a loan processor, underwriter, closing supervisor, and operations manager. As an expert of the mortgage industry, she strives to give her borrowers excellent customer service with integrity. In her spare time, Cindy enjoys jet skiing and relaxing with family and friends at the lake. She loves spending time with her husband, Troy, daughters Carlie and Tinley and their dogs Tater and Dexter.

Ellen  Wheelis

Ellen Wheelis

Transaction Coordinator

NMLS #2093197

Transaction Coordinator Ellen Wheelis began her career in the financial industry before transitioning over to the mortgage side of things. Growing up with a Dad that served in the military for over 20 years, Ellen constantly moved from base to base. She is familiar with the struggles that come with military life, and she is looking forward to helping Veterans and their families navigate the homebuying journey. Outside of work, Ellen loves spending time with her golden retriever and American shorthair cat, traveling, playing competitive sports and reading.

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