Dionne Yochim named Director of Mortgage Operations at Royal Credit Union

ARDEN HILLS, MINN (February 16, 2024) — Royal Credit Union (Royal) announces Dionne Yochim’s promotion to Director of Mortgage Operations. In this position, Yochim is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the Mortgage Processing, Closing, Underwriting and Mortgage Technology departments to support organizational objectives and goals.

Since 2019, Yochim has held the role of Mortgage Operations Manager at Lake Area Mortgage- A Division of Royal Credit Union. Yochim attended Metro State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

In her new position, Yochim continues to play a crucial role in the core implementation team for a new loan origination system within the Mortgage department at Royal. Yochim looks forward to leading the Mortgage Operations team in reorganizing department workflow through the new loan origination system to improve Royal’s ability to provide excellent Member and team member experiences. Yochim also plans to continue being a mentor to team members looking for future leadership opportunities.

About Royal Credit Union

Royal Credit Union is a federally insured credit union proudly serving over 300,000 Members in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Royal is driven by a core ideology built on a strong purpose and values. You can open an account or apply for a low-rate loan at Royal Credit Union if you live or work in 26 counties in western Wisconsin or 16 counties in Minnesota. Counties served in Wisconsin include Adams, Ashland, Bayfield, Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Lincoln, Marathon, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Washburn, and Wood. Counties served in Minnesota include Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin, Isanti, Olmsted, Pine, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Wabasha, Washington, Winona and Wright. A complete list of Member eligibility requirements is available on the Royal Credit Union website. To learn more about Royal, visit or call 800-341-9911.


Heidi Cornelius
Community Engagement Coordinator
Royal Credit Union
715-246-8018 (office)
715-471-0838 (mobile)

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