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Every member of the Alpine Bank team is invested in your success. From our relationship bankers and managers to our mortgage lenders, investment team and trust experts, you get the quality and personalized service needed for a great banking experience. Use the filters below to narrow results by Location and Division.

  • Cass Wolfenberger

    Cass Wolfenberger

    Regional Mortgage Sales Manager, NMLS# 133909

    Location: Alpine Bank - East State Street Branch Division: Mortgage Banking Phone: (815) 231-2493 Get in touch with me

    Cass has been providing mortgage expertise to homebuyers, for over two decades.  He was an owner and co-founder of a successful, Rockford-based mortgage firm, before returning to mortgage banking.  He says, “That experience gave me the global view of not only the entire mortgage supply chain, but also the business practices required to be successful in a highly complex and competitive environment.” 

    As a Rockford native, Cass continues to give back to the area by serving as a board member for Jeremiah Development and volunteering for United Way, Breast Cancer awareness events and Northern Illinois Food Bank. 

  • Beth Phillips

    Beth Phillips

    Mortgage Loan Originator, NMLS #562040

    Location: Alpine Bank - Belvidere Downtown Branch Division: Mortgage Banking Phone: (815) 544-7223 Get in touch with me

    A Rockford-area native, Beth began her banking career in 1990. Since then, she has been utilizing her decades of experience and extensive knowledge of mortgage banking in combination with her customers’ needs to provide the best recommendations.

    Beth provides multiple financing options for primary residences, second homes and investment properties, in multiple states.  She is also well-versed in first time home buyer programs.

    Beth remains active in the Rockford area by being involved in the Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce and Rockford Chamber of Commerce.

  • Brandon Johnson

    Brandon Johnson

    Mortgage Loan Originator, NMLS #237562

    Location: Alpine Bank - East State Street Branch Division: Mortgage Banking Phone: (815) 231-2752 Get in touch with me

    Having been in the financial industry for nearly a decade, Brandon Johnson has the experience and knowledge to guide you through the mortgage process. Through thoughtful discussions, he will work with you to determine which home loan program is right for you, so there are no unexpected surprises.

    Brandon grew up in, and currently resides in, Winnebago with his wife and daughter. He received his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University and is involved with the Winnebago/Boone County Farm Bureau Young Leaders, Ignite Young Professionals and Rockford Cosmopolitan Club.

  • Sandi Marinelli

    Sandi Marinelli

    Mortgage Loan Originator, NMLS #462770

    Location: Alpine Bank - East State Street Branch Division: Mortgage Banking Phone: (815) 231-2737 Get in touch with me

    With more than 25 years of banking experience, Sandi’s knowledge of local lending trends and her close relationships with a network of local realtors help her provide the best mortgage solutions for her customers. Well known and respected throughout the community, Sandi has a great reputation for helping her customers through the mortgage process.

    Sandi is a lifetime resident of the Rockford community. She volunteers her time for both the Women's Council of Realtors and the Rockford Chamber of Commerce.

  • Chris Paul

    Chris Paul

    Mortgage Loan Originator, NMLS #559664

    Location: Alpine Bank - East State Street Branch Division: Mortgage Banking Phone: (815) 231-2760 Get in touch with me

    Chris is a native of Rockford and has over three decades of experience in local real estate, with most of those in mortgage lending. With her expertise, Chris focuses on making the mortgage process as easy as possible for customers and prides herself on ensuring her customers are making an informed decision with their mortgage.

  • Erica Moore

    Erica Moore

    Mortgage Loan Originator, NMLS# 1491338

    Location: Alpine Bank - East State Street Branch Division: Mortgage Banking Phone: (815) 231-2896 Get in touch with me

    With more than 15 years in the financial industry, Erica got her start working as a Closing Officer. She started her career in mortgage banking in early 2016. She attended Rock Valley College and is a member of the Realtors Political Action Committee (RPAC) through Rockford Area Realtors (RAR). Erica grew up in Loves Park and currently resides in Machesney Park with her husband and two children.