Eight Elevations Credit Union mortgage loan officers recognized in 2024 Scotsman Guide

BOULDER, CO (May 6, 2024)Elevations Credit Union is proud to announce that eight team members have been named  Top Mortgage Loan Officers in the 2024 Scotsman Guide. To receive this recognition,  originators must have generated $25 million or more in production and/or closed 75 or more  loans in the 2023 calendar year. 

The Scotsman Guide’s Top Originators is considered a mortgage industry benchmark and is  the only verified mortgage professional ranking. All loan officer submissions for Scotsman  Guide go through an extensive verification process. 

“This is an exceptionally hard-working, dedicated team,” said Elizabeth Million, senior vice  president of mortgage lending at Elevations Credit Union. “We’re honored to be recognized.” 

The Elevations team members in the 2024 Scotsman Guide for top dollar volume are: Ian Bennett 

  • Rio Chacon
  • Melissa Valenzuela Cotton
  • Sarah Reams
  • Greg Roller
  • Michael Roth
  • Blake Schaefer
  • Aaron Staufer

Staufer was also recognized for most loans closed in 2024, along with Sarah Reams. Reams and Cotton are also recognized as two of the Top Women Originators for 2024. 

To learn more about the mortgage loan officers who were recognized this year visit, and to learn more about the Scotsman Guide visit Elevations Credit Union is an Equal Housing Opportunity Lender, NMLS# 717246.

About Elevations Credit Union

Elevations Credit Union empowers its members and the communities it serves along Colorado’s  Front Range with financial solutions and education. In addition to offering a broad portfolio of  consumer and business banking services, Elevations is the No. 1 credit union residential mortgage lender by purchase volume in Colorado. Founded in 1952 as the U. of C. Federal Credit Union in  Boulder, the organization has grown from 12 members and less than $100 in assets to over 178,000  members, more than 580 local employees and over $3.5 billion in assets. Elevations became a  two-time recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2020 and first received the  award in 2014. The credit union also earns local awards along Colorado’s Front Range for Best  Bank, Best Mortgage Lender and Best Customer Service. Elevations is also a two-time winner of the  Denver Business Journal’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards. Learn more at  


Kathleen Martin
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Elevations Credit Union

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