TruStone Financial Employees Recognized in Scotsman Guide Rankings

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (April 17, 2018)  –  Five TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union employees have been recognized by the Scotsman Guide for their accomplishments in 2017.

The Scotsman Guide, a leading source of information and resources in the mortgage industry, has assembled the nation’s top mortgage originators for the last nine years. The following TruStone Financial employees took five of the top fifteen spots for the 2017 Top HELOC Volume ranking across the United States: Aaron Gerber (2), Larry Lasch (4), Derek Bostrom (7), Kara Askey (9) and Nancy Pierson (11). All five of these employees work on the credit union’s TruPartner Network Team, which focuses on production in the secondary mortgage market with bridge and consumer loans. In 2017, the team originated nearly 1,400 loans for $117 million in conjunction with referral partners.

Aaron Gerber and Larry Lasch are also nationally ranked on the Most Loans Closed list in 94th and 210th place respectively.

Ask a Lender, a Scotsman Guide-owned online platform, named Aaron Gerber Best Mortgage Lender in Minnesota. With 389 closed loans for a total loan volume of over $36 million in 2017, this is a major achievement for the Minnesota-native to add to his growing list of accolades.

Tom Barkley, Vice President and manager of the TruPartner Network Team, commented on his team’s success saying, “I am incredibly proud of my team’s drive throughout 2017. They have worked diligently to forge great partnerships, which is a key attribute of their success.”

About TruStone Financial TruStone Financial is a growing credit union in the Midwest with assets of $1.31 billion. There are 14 branches across Minnesota and Wisconsin. The credit union is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota. For more information and full membership criteria, visit

About the Scotsman Guide The Scotsman Guide is a lead provider of information, resources and tools for professionals in the mortgage industry for both residential and commercial markets. To learn more about this organization, visit their website.