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Meet Our Mortgage Team

Your Idaho First Bank lending team brings you knowledge and guidance founded on a personal relationship with you and a professional understanding of your personal and business finances. Together, we can develop creative and custom solutions that address all your capital needs quickly and effectively. Feel free to click on an officer's name to email them.

Lupe Rodriguez 

Vice President, Mortgage Sales Manager 

Lupe truly enjoys being a part of a community bank that puts their customers’ needs first. With over 30 years of financial experience, Lupe is responsible for developing and implementing sales strategies and continuing to grow the Mortgage department across all branches. She loves being involved in the local Nampa community and currently serves as a Canyon County Sunrise Rotary Club member. When she’s not at work, you can find Lupe spending time with her family camping, fishing, and exploring the great outdoors. 

Sarah Uhlenhopp

Vice President, Residential Loan Officer

Sarah Uhlenhopp joined Idaho First Bank in October 2020 and brings a decade of residential lending experience to her role. She has lived and worked in Ketchum for over 20 years and loves working for a community bank that truly knows and understands the local market. From first time home buyers to experienced investors, Sarah enjoys providing personalized experiences and meeting customers’ unique needs. When she’s not at work, you can find her enjoying the great outdoors with her two teenage boys, traveling, and seeking out new experiences.

Lexi Dean

Vice President, Residential Real Estate Specialist

NMLS# 730591

Lexi began her banking career in 2008 and joined the IFB family. She is excited to be a part of a community bank that focuses on finding the right solutions for individual situations. Lexi enjoys assisting her customers achieve their financial goals with a focus on home ownership as well as developing a long lasting relationship with them. Lexi has raised her family in the McCall area since 2004 and enjoys all the outdoor activities that the area has to offer.

Roger Schumacher

Vice President, Construction Loan Officer

NMLS# 1094241

Roger started his banking career in agricultural lending, and has spent the last 15 years in residential construction lending. He loves watching a project go from plans to construction to a home. With his deep knowledge of the construction process and his ability to find flexible ways to accomplish goals, Roger loves helping Idaho First Bank’s communities grow. His favorite spot for riding a side-by-side (RZR) is the sand dunes near St. Anthony, Idaho.

Make your home-ownership dreams a reality with us

Integrity. Choices. Honor. Just a few of the reasons why neighbors like you continue to trust in our compassionate, industry-recognized residential lending leadership. Let us help finance your dreams.

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