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 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 mortgage lender in Colorado. Founded in 1953 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 145,000 members, more than 500 local employees and over $2 billion in assets. Elevations received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for performance excellence in 2014 and earns local awards along Colorado’s Front Range for Best Bank, Best Mortgage Lender and Best Customer Service year after year. Learn more at


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