Mary Koonce named Vice President of Mortgage Lending

ST. PAUL, MN (July 23, 2018) — Hiway Federal Credit Union® (Hiway) is pleased to announce that Mary Koonce has been promoted to Vice President of Mortgage Lending.

“Mary joined Hiway in 1985 and has held multiple mortgage leadership roles, most recently as Mortgage Servicing Manager,” said Dean Warzala, Sr. Vice President of Lending. “Mary is a strong leader, and we look forward to leveraging her mortgage lending experience as we continue to enhance our mortgage lending programs and delivery methodologies to exceed member expectations.”

“I am very excited for this opportunity,” said Mary. “I look forward to new challenges and building on the strong foundation created by Hiway’s mortgage teams. Meeting our members’ needs by providing affordable mortgage products in a timely manner and exceeding member expectations are goals I will continue to strive for in support of Hiway’s mission.”

Mary is a longtime resident of South Washington County. She is a graduate of St. Mary’s University of Minnesota with a degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Organizational Leadership. Mary enjoys volunteering with Girl Scouts of America and the Woodbury Athletic Association and participation with the MN Women’s Leadership Network.

Mary Koonce

About Hiway Credit Union

Hiway Credit Union was founded in 1931 to serve the employees of the Minnesota Highway Department. Today, Hiway serves an expanded member base, with more than 90,000 members in Minnesota and nationwide, registers $1.8 billion in assets and welcomes new membership from individuals and businesses. Hiway offers its members unparalleled service and value on the road of life through lower loan rates, higher savings rates, and fewer and lower fees. Hiway operates four high school branches at Como, Harding, Highland, and Johnson High Schools in St. Paul. For more information about Hiway, visit


Kent​ Wipf
Senior Community Engagement Specialist, Public Relations
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