Elevations Credit Union grows mortgage team in Metro Denver and Northern Colorado

BOULDER, CO (October 10, 2018) — Elevations Credit Union announces the addition of three industry-leading Mortgage Loan Officers: Ian Bennett, Derek Erickson and John Gilfedder.

Ian Bennett has been a mortgage professional since 2006. He uses a consultative approach to determine which loan program will help his clients achieve their overall goals, whether they are first-time homebuyers or seasoned investors. Bennett is based at Elevations’ new mortgage loan office at 1 Environmental Way in Broomfield.

Derek Erickson has over 20 years of experience and prides himself on helping his clients understand mortgage loans and guiding them through the home buying process. As a Marine Corps Veteran, he specializes in VA loans and understands the unique challenges and situations common to Active Duty and Veterans alike. Originally from Boulder, Erickson is based out of the Loveland branch.

John Gilfedder also holds over 20 years of financial industry experience. He takes a comprehensive view to the needs of every client in order to find the most appropriate loan program to fit their needs. Gilfedder is based out of the Broomfield/Westminster branch.

“We’re excited to have three great additions to our mortgage team across the Front Range,” said Elizabeth Million, Elevations Vice President of Mortgage Lending. “These experienced, knowledgeable loan officers are dedicated to providing the best financial solutions and highest-quality service to our members, making them well aligned with the holistic approach we take to mortgage lending at Elevations.”

Derek Erickson

Ian Bennett

John Gilfedder

About Elevations Credit Union

Elevations Credit Union is a member-owned not-for-profit financial institution serving Colorado’s Front Range. Elevations provides a broad portfolio of financial products and services including checking and savings accounts, credit cards, auto loans, mortgage loans, home equity loans, student loans, business banking and loans, and financial planning. Founded in 1953 as the U of C Federal Credit Union in Boulder, Elevations has grown from 12 members and less than $100 in assets to an institution with more than 140,000 members that manages more than $2 billion in assets and is the No. 1 credit union mortgage lender in Colorado. In 2014, Elevations earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. In 2015 and 2016, Elevations was named one of the Best Companies to Work for in ColoradoTM. Readers of local newspapers name Elevations “Best Bank/Financial Institution,” “Best Mortgage Lender” and “Best Customer Service” year after year. To learn more, visit


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