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.View profile »
Senior Loan Officer
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.View profile »
Senior Loan Officer
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.View profile »
Director of Business Development
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.View profile »
Director of Business Operations and Development
Director of Business Operations and Development Cindy Engel enjoys being a part of homebuyers becoming homeowners in her home state of Nebraska! She utilizes her 30+ years of experience in the mortgage industry to provide her borrowers with a stress-free homebuying experience. She also strives to give her borrowers excellent lender service with integrity. Outside of work, Cindy enjoys traveling and going to the lake with her husband, daughters and 2 spoiled dogs.
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.
Loan Coordinator Genevieve Hawkins hails from the Omaha area and is a proud Iowa Hawkeye fan. With over a decade of customer service experience under her belt, she works hard to ensure every homebuyer has a pleasant homebuying experience. She's passionate about working with Veterans and Active Duty service members, growing up in a military family herself. Outside of work, Genevieve enjoys settling down with a good book, exploring new restaurants and petting every animal she possibly can!
Loan Specialist Wyatt Robertson joins Veterans United Home Loans in Bellevue after having a great experience with his own home loan! Wyatt hails from Omaha and understands the unique challenges of military life, coming from a military family himself. He strives to ensure military members know the full scope of their VA loan benefits, so they can find a home that's right for them. Outside of work, Wyatt enjoys spending time with his family, two golden retrievers and two cats.