Meet Our Lenders

Real help from real people.

Whether you want to make a big purchase or need extra funds for a project, Capital Credit Union will pair you with a lending expert that's just as interested in getting to know you, as they are in helping you find the right loan.

Tyler Artlip

Branch Manager
NMLS# 515520
­Meet with Tyler ­

Tyler Artlip joined Capital Credit Union in 2008 and has 14 years of experience in financial services. He grew up in Rapid City, SD, and earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of North Dakota. 

"I enjoy collaborating with the credit union's other service lines (business, mortgage, investments and insurance) in order to provide our members with a complete and coherent financial plan, all under one roof."

Tyler enjoys playing and watching basketball, fishing, hiking, working out, playing Nintendo Switch and gardening. He also knows every word to every song on Guns N' Roses' "Appetite for Destruction" album. He lived in Alaska in 4th and 5th grade and played clarinet in middle school.

Ines Rasidovic


Financial Services Representative
NMLS# 744429
­Meet with Ines ­
 
Ines Rasidovic joined Capital Credit Union in 2005 and has 15 years of experience in financial services.

“I enjoy building lasting relationships with all my members and helping them achieve their dreams. My favorite thing about working at the credit union is working with the best creative people in the business. We have pride in what we do and enjoy working together as a team. They’re my second family!”

Ines loves shoes and Zumba.

Ashley Wooden


Financial Services Representative
NMLS# 2038401
­Meet with Ashley ­
 
Ashley Wooden joined Capital Credit Union in 2019 and has one year of experience in financial services. She grew up in Bison, SD, and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mary. 

"I'm proud to say I work for Capital Credit Union. We all work hard to provide outstanding service to our members!”

Ashley enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes.

Loren Tollefson


Branch Manager & CCUFC
NMLS# 902074
­Meet with Loren ­

Loren Tollefson joined Capital Credit Union in 2012 and has 15 years of experience in financial services. He grew up in Robinson, ND, and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of North Dakota. 

"I enjoy building relationships with my members. It is rewarding for me to see them achieve financial success and return to me for their future financial needs.”

Loren is a triplet and has twin boys. He enjoys golfing, watching his boys’ basketball and football games and loves to relax at the lake with his family.

Tina Steffenson


Financial Services Representative & CCUFC
NMLS# 1160280
­Meet with Tina ­
 
Tina Steffenson joined Capital Credit Union in 2010 and has 6 years of experience in financial services. She grew up in Hebron, ND, and graduated from Interstate Business College in Bismarck, ND, and Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IA. 

“I enjoy being a financial services representative because I like helping people and there is so much variety in what I do. I also love coming to work each day and being able to work with such great people!”

Tina grew up with 4 older brothers and has 3 great kids and 2 spoiled dogs.

Chris Nelson


Sales Manager & CCUFC
NMLS# 744424
­Meet with Chris ­
 
Chris Nelson joined Capital Credit Union in 2010 and has 10-1/2 years of experience in financial services. He grew up in Bismarck, ND. 

"I really enjoy getting to know my members. It feels so great to have built relationships with them over the years and get to know them on a personal level.”

Chris loves to travel and most recently traveled to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. He also spent a month in Europe.

Andrew Nelson


Financial Services Representative
NMLS# 2059880
­Meet with Andrew ­
 
Andrew Nelson joined Capital Credit Union in 2020 and has 2.5 years of experience in financial services. He grew up in Bismarck, ND, and earned an associate degree in business administration from Bismarck State College.

"I enjoy helping our members reach their financial dreams. It is a great feeling to help someone make their life easier and less stressful!”

Andrew loves to golf, play soccer and be with friends and family. He was born and raised in Bismarck and attended BSC on a golf scholarship.

William Kaigler


Financial Services Representative
NMLS# 1774696
­Meet with William ­
 
William Kaigler joined Capital Credit Union in 2016 and has 2.5 years of experience in financial services. He grew up in San Jose, CA, and earned a bachelor's degree in university studies with minors in accounting and business administration. 

"I like being a difference maker in our members’ lives and helping them meet their financial goals.”

William is an active person; he can skateboard, wakeboard and snowboard.

Sarah Wentz


Branch Manager
NMLS# 715759
­Meet with Sarah ­
 
Sarah Wentz joined Capital Credit Union in 2015 and has 10 years of experience in financial services. She grew up in Bismarck, ND, and graduated from Bismarck High School. 

"My favorite thing about working for the credit union is the relationships I have built with my members and coworkers. Capital Credit Union is truly a great place to work!”

Sarah's favorite pastime is camping even though she is allergic to everything outside.

Shane Taavola


Financial Services Representative
NMLS# 2042060
­Meet with Shane ­
 
Shane Taavola joined Capital Credit Union in 2019 and has 1.5 years of experience in financial services. He grew up in Maple Grove, MN, and earned bachelor’s degrees in ceramics, graphic design and photography from Minnesota State University Moorhead.

"Working at Capital Credit Union gives me so much joy. Seeing people strive for financial success, being a part of that journey and making connections is something I look forward to every day.”

Shane is studying Japanese for fun because he would love to travel to Japan someday and speak the language when he goes.

Brooke Johnson


Branch Manager & CCUFC
NMLS# 1523878
­Meet with Brooke ­
 

Brooke Johnson joined Capital Credit Union in 2014 and has 6 years of experience in financial services. She grew up in Belle Fourche, SD, and earned an associate degree in business administration from Bismarck State College. 

"I enjoy taking the time to really get to know the members I serve each day. I am thankful for all the personal and professional relationships I've been able to build over the years with both my colleagues and members!”

Brooke has a dog that looks like Max from The Grinch!

Sabrina Scoles


Financial Services Representative
NMLS# 2071484
­Meet with Sabrina ­
 
Sabrina Scoles joined Capital Credit Union in 2019 and has 1.5 years of experience in financial services. She grew up in Lisbon, ND, and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from North Dakota State University. 

"I take pride in being a trusted resource for our membership and my favorite thing about working at the credit union is being able to educate our members. Every situation is unique, and my position allows me to create an individual plan that best fits their individual needs.”

While attending NDSU, Sabrina played the mellophone in the Gold Star Marching Band. In her free time, she enjoys playing board games with her friends and family.

Andrea Berg


Branch Manager
NMLS# 781732
­Meet with Andrea ­
 
Andrea Berg joined Capital Credit Union in 2020 and has 19 years of experience in financial services. She grew up in Minot, ND, and earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Minot State University.

"Assisting members with their finances is nothing short of a privilege. When members choose Capital Credit Union, they're placing their trust in us; what an incredible opportunity to listen, guide and be part of their financial journey! The credit union philosophy of people helping people is what it's all about.”

Credit unions have played a big role in Andrea's life, from the time she was young and opened her first Pee Wee Young Savers Club account, to her first auto loan, then her first full-time job. She even met her spouse at a credit union when he came in for a loan for his Harley-Davidson!

Chris Nelson


Sales Manager & CCUFC
NMLS# 744424
­Meet with Chris ­
 
Chris Nelson joined Capital Credit Union in 2010 and has 10-1/2 years of experience in financial services. He grew up in Bismarck, ND. 

"I really enjoy getting to know my members. It feels so great to have built relationships with them over the years and get to know them on a personal level.”

Chris loves to travel and most recently traveled to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. He also spent a month in Europe.

Kari Falter


Financial Services Representative
NMLS# 1829017
­Meet with Kari ­
 
Kari Falter joined Capital Credit Union in 2015 and has 5 years of experience in financial services. She grew up in Mandan, ND, and earned an associate degree from Bismarck State College. 

"I look forward to any financial challenges I can help members overcome. Banking should be easy and educating our members to better their future allows all of us to grow.”

Kari has been to 40 of the 50 states.

Tonya Berger


Universal Services Representative
­Meet with Tonya ­
 
Tonya Berger joined Capital Credit Union in 2014 and has 7 years of experience in financial services. She grew up in Mandan, ND, and graduated from Mandan High School. 

"My favorite thing about working with our members is helping them achieve their financial goals. I look forward to serving our members for the years to come.”

Tonya is married with two children, a girl and a boy. She and her husband built their home in Mandan in 2017.

Breanne Hermanson


Branch Manager
NMLS# 1891268
­Meet with Breanne ­
 
Breanne Hermanson joined Capital Credit Union in 2015 and has 6 years of experience in financial services. She grew up in Richardton, ND. 

"I love working with the members and getting to know them. I am here to help with whatever they need.”

Breanne lives in Beulah is very close to her family; she lives right across the street from her brother and his family. She and her husband have one child and they enjoy camping, playing yard games and hosting events for family and friends.

Stacy Blohm


Financial Services Representative
NMLS# 1678265
­Meet with Stacy ­
 
Stacy Blohm joined Capital Credit Union in 2017 and has more than 3 years of experience in financial services. She grew up in Mandan, ND. 

"I enjoy working with our small-town members. I feel we get to know them on a more personal level since we often see them outside the credit union as well. I love that no two situations are ever the same, there is always a variety.”

Stacy loves gardening and canning.

Breanne Hermanson


Branch Manager
NMLS# 1891268
­Meet with Breanne ­
 
Breanne Hermanson joined Capital Credit Union in 2015 and has 6 years of experience in financial services. She grew up in Richardton, ND. 

"I love working with the members and getting to know them. I am here to help with whatever they need.”

Breanne lives in Beulah is very close to her family; she lives right across the street from her brother and his family. She and her husband have one child and they enjoy camping, playing yard games and hosting events for family and friends.

Jessica Hoherz


Universal Services Representative
NMLS# 1760716
­Meet with Jessica ­
 
Jessica Hoherz joined Capital Credit Union in 2020 and has 6.5 years of experience in financial services. She grew up in Elgin, ND, and earned an associate degree from Dickinson State University. 

"I appreciate the unique opportunity to really get to know our members. I want to help them succeed personally and financially and Capital Credit Union has the power to meet those needs.”

Music is one of Jessica's favorite things. She likes to sing and play the violin.