STCU Home Loan team grows in Tri-Cities

SPOKANE, WA (November 14, 2018) — Three home loan officers have joined the STCU Home Loan team in the Tri-Cities, helping residents throughout the area secure financing.

  • STCU Senior Home Loan Officer Brandon Reed brings nearly 20 years of financial and management experience to his role. Reed has a bachelor’s degree in business management from City University of Seattle and an associate’s degree from Columbia Basin College. Outside of work, Reed enjoys coaching his kids’ sports teams and spending time outdoors.
  • STCU Home Loan Officer Vorel Trotter’s mortgage lending experience dates to 2004. Trotter is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern New Hampshire University, and he earned an associate’s degree from Huchinson Community College in Kansas. Outside of work, Trotter volunteers as a youth basketball coach.
  • STCU Home Loan Officer Kara Vogt has been serving homebuyers since 2015, when she started working in mortgage lending. Vogt attended South Puget Sound Community College, where she studied culinary arts, and Trinity Western University in British Columbia, Canada. Vogt also owns The Village Bistro in Kennewick.

STCU is a credit union opening its first Tri-Cities locations. The STCU Southridge Financial and Home Loan Center, 4704 W. Hildebrand Blvd., will open November 26 in Kennewick. The STCU Queensgate Financial Center will open January 7 at 2590 Queensgate Drive in Richland.

STCU also plans to open a Pasco location in 2019.

Vorel Trotter

Kara Vogt

Brandon Reed

About STCU

Founded by educators in 1934, STCU has been voted the region’s best credit union for 16 consecutive years by readers of the Inlander newspaper. The credit union’s 246,000 members live in all 50 states, accessing their accounts through a network of nearly 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide, and through online banking and the STCU mobile app. STCU employees enjoy a full suite of benefits, including a generous 401(k) match, health insurance, in-house leadership training, tuition reimbursement, paid time off for volunteerism, and more.  


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