The Swanson Mortgage Team

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Evan Swanson

Mortgage Professional, CFP®

NMLS 120856

Evan takes great pride in working individually with every customer that the team serves. He brings his expertise as a Certified Financial PlannerTM to every loan application, educating all customers on how the choices they make surrounding their mortgage will affect the rest of their financial lives. Evan is a proud husband and father; he married Tina in 2006, and they welcomed daughter Addie in 2010 and son Bennett in 2012. When Evan can find time away from work, he enjoys being with his family, teeing it up on the golf course, and listening to his vinyl record collection.

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Amanda Harvey

Senior Loan Processor

NMLS 1156102

Amanda collects all of the information needed for loan approvals and interacts daily with the underwriter, funding department and title companies to ensure the loans fund on time. She and Evan have worked together for 10 + years. Amanda is an Oregon State alumni and avid Beavers fan. The only sporting events more important to her are those of her nephews!


Lirra Conrad

Senior Loan Origination Assistant

NMLS 1361291

Lirra has done everything in the mortgage industry from cold-calling leads to corporate training. She has spent several years honing her skills in the mortgage world. Lirra’s passion is to help clients and team members have the best experience possible. Lirra supports the team by being an extension of Evan to ensure clients are receiving the highest level of care.  When Lirra’s not working she enjoys spending time with her family. She married Derek in 2009 and they welcomed their son Peyton in 2013. Outside of work Lirra stays busy volunteering at Peyton’s school and helping Derek with his philanthropic ventures.

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Lindsey Ellis

Director of Customer Experience

NMLS 1547624

Lindsey supports the team by managing client and partner relationships throughout the mortgage loan process and long after. Raised in Oregon, Lindsey loves all that the PNW has to offer — from hiking in the Gorge to drinking coffee and craft beers. When Lindsey roots, she roots for the Timbers, our local MLS soccer team, and enjoys catching local bands playing around town in her free time.


Whitney Minnich

Director of Professional Development

Whitney has worked in the real estate industry for over ten years and is a recognized local, state, and national leader. Whitney leads initiatives helping Team Swanson collaborate and engage with brokers, brokerages, industry partners, and the community. Before entering the mortgage side of the industry, Whitney served as the sales manager for a large brokerage in the PNW and was a top-producing Realtor® with a five-star client service ranking. Prior to getting into real estate, Whitney worked as a communications director for a senior member of Congress, as an on-air personality in radio and television, and worked in marketing and communications. As a mom of three young children, most of her time is spent running around and attending their sporting events. She also enjoys traveling, storm chasing, being outside, and volunteering.