Our Team


Fargo-Moorhead's Premier Mortgage Team

Our team is committed to providing you with the highest quality mortgage loan, new construction loan and home loan refinance programs with very competitive interest rates. We've been serving the Valley since 1983. Our experienced, friendly mortgage professionals will work with you to ensure that you get a financial solution that is tailored specifically to meet your home financing needs. 

Whether you are purchasing your dream home, downsizing, building a new home, refinancing a current mortgage loan to improve your existing home or consolidating debt, hoping to purchase a lake or vacation home, our highly dedicated team of mortgage loan officers can help you find the right loan program at the lowest rate. Our ultimate goal is to create lasting relationships with each of our clients so that we may continue providing excellent mortgage loan service to them, their families and friends.  Referrals from happy customers are our best advertising. Unlike many of the large 1-800-number nationwide mortgage companies, all your information will be kept secure and private. Our name is trusted throughout the community. To speak directly with an experienced mortgage professional, simply give us a call (701-461-8450) anytime or feel free to utilize the interactive tools offered throughout the site. We look forward to working with you.

 



Brian Johnson with Valley Mortgage Inc. of Fargo, North Dakota.

Brian Johnson

Loan Officer
NMLS#: 178249

Brian is President of Valley Mortgage and an owner. He has always taken his responsibility as a Loan Officer for clients very seriously. That’s one reason he has so many repeat customers. Most of his new business is from referrals and satisfied past clients. 

Brian has been her originating mortgages since 2002. He has been instrumental in building Valley Mortgage to be the largest mortgage lender in North Dakota and northern Minnesota.

Brian understands that purchasing a home is likely the biggest financial commitment a family can make, and he will personally work with you from beginning to the day of closing.

One of the unique things about Valley Mortgage is the large variety of mortgage and refinance programs they can offer their clients. Brian is a very detail – focused person and he will quickly help you decide which loan program works best for you and your family. He knows his stuff. 

Call Brian Johnson today and you’ll immediately feel comfort and trust in your choice.

 
Contact Info:

Email Brian 
Office Phone: 701-461-8450
Cell Phone: 701-388-5476

 

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Angela Searls is a Loan Officer with Valley Mortgage, Inc. of Fargo, North Dakota.

Angela Searls

Loan Officer
NMLS#: 87595

Angie started her career at Bank of America Mortgage in 1996 after graduating from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management. She joined the Valley Mortgage team in 2012 and is now an owner and part of the management team.

Angie’s clients quickly learn that she is extremely knowledgeable and a great person to work with on what is likely one of the biggest decisions of the family’s life. She works with clients from first-time homebuyers, to empty-nesters, to folks purchasing a lake home or a condominium.

Angie earned the XINNIX Certified Originator (XCO) designation, which is a prestigious professional accomplishment held by less than one half of 1% of all mortgage professionals. She takes her career seriously and she knows her clients depend on her for the best advice and guidance.

One of the unique things about Valley Mortgage is the large variety of mortgage and refinance programs they can offer their clients. Angie quickly gets to know her clients dreams and goals and she presents the loan product that works best for them. She asks all the right questions and is great at helping people gather the necessary information. She’s terrific at follow-up and ongoing communication, keeping you aware of what’s happening throughout the process. 

Call Angie Searls today for a no-obligation conversation about what your goals are and answers to all your questions.

Contact Info:

Email Angela
Office Phone: 701-461-8450
Cell Phone: 701-212-8441

 


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Kristin Sevald is a Loan Officer with Valley Mortgage, Inc. of Fargo, North Dakota.

Kristin Sevald

Loan Officer
NMLS#: 1028567

Kristin began her career in the banking industry in 2004 at Wells Fargo Bank where she worked in mortgage lending. In 2008 she became a Wells Fargo branch Manager. She learned the mortgage underwriting at another local bank and a large real estate company before joining the Valley Mortgage team in 2015. 

Kristin is proud to work with area folks on mortgages and refinancing. She’s very focused on customer service and does an outstanding job of educating her clients on the many mortgage loan programs available at Valley Mortgage. Kristin develops relationships with her customers and sees many of them return to her when they are buying a different home or refinancing their current mortgage. She is a great communicator because she knows you want to know how the process is moving forward. 

When she’s not working with her great clients or enjoying family time with her husband and three children, she can likely be found volunteering - as a bell ringer for the Salvation Army at holiday time or several activities with the United Way of Cass Clay.

Call Kristin Sevald today for a no-obligation conversation about what your goals are and answers to all your questions.

 

Contact Info:

Email Kristin
Office Phone: 701-461-8450
Cell Phone: 701-371-7723 

 


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Andrea Diedrich is a Loan Officer Assistant with Valley Mortgage Inc. of Fargo, North Dakota.

Andrea Diederich

Loan Officer Assistant
NMLS#: 1094078

Andrea started her career in the mortgage industry right out of college. She is an NDSU College of Business graduate. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance. When she graduated Andrea moved to Denver where she worked at Cornerstone Home Lending. She returned to the Fargo – Moorhead area in 2015 and has been a part of the Valley Mortgage team since. 

Always with a smile on her face, Andrea loves helping people navigate the complicated details of the mortgage process. She’s great at letting customers know all the steps of the process as things progress.

Andrea, her husband Erik and their rescue dogs, live in West Fargo. When she’s not working for Valley Mortgage, Andrea volunteers for Meals On Wheels, she likes to golf, travel and spend time with family and friends. 

Contact Info:

Email Andrea
Office Phone: 701-353-5911
Cell Phone: 701-388-4259


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Lindsey Svir is a Loan Officer at Valley Mortgage, Inc. of Fargo, North Dakota.

Lindsey Svir

Loan Officer
NMLS#: 1025409

Lindsey Svir started in the mortgage industry in 2013.  She enjoys helping both first-time homebuyers and seasoned investors find the best mortgage product available.

The mortgage business is something Lindsey takes very seriously. She earned the XINNIX Certified Originator (XCO) designation, which is a prestigious professional accomplishment held by less than one half of 1% of all mortgage professionals. This helps her focus on the best options of the many Valley Mortgage loan programs for clients.

Lindsey is a graduate of NDSU with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations. She was born and raised in Fargo, ND and currently resides in Moorhead, MN with her firefighter-husband and three children. In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys spending summers at the family lake cabin, playing volleyball, and attending the many activities in which her children are involved.

 
Contact Info:

Email Lindsey
Office Phone: 701-461-8450
Cell Phone: 701-541-0422

 

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Ron Johnson is a Loan Officer with Valley Mortgage, Inc. of Fargo, North Dakota.

Ron Johnson

Loan Officer
NMLS#: 179668

Ron Johnson has been originating mortgage loans since 1987. He strives to continue offering quality mortgage products to clients in Minnesota and North Dakota

Contact Info:

Email Ron
Office Phone: 701-461-8450
Cell Phone: 701-261-7884

 

 


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