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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.

Lenny Frings

VP, Residential Real Estate Operations Manager

NMLS# 15428

Lenny joined the Idaho First Bank mortgage team in the spring of 2015. With over 20 years of mortgage lending experience in the Boise valley, Lenny has worked through almost every loan scenario and has become knowledgeable in all loan programs. Having worked in all phases of the lending process, from processing, originating, underwriting and closing, Lenny understands the utmost importance of knowledge, performance, honesty and hard work and will provide outstanding service for your mortgage loan transaction.

Kate Asbury

Residential Real Estate Officer

NMLS# 761975

Kate has been a loan officer since 2003 and brings a finance degree and an extensive background in humanitarian help to our team. As a certified instructor with the Idaho Real Estate Commission, teaching Lending Boot Camp for REALTORS®, she has become a trusted resource and mentor to many in the real estate industry. Though raised in Seattle, she claims the Colorado Mountains are the best place on earth. She currently resides in Meridian, ID with her husband and children.

Lexi Dean

Consumer Residential Real Estate Expert

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.

Photo of Eric Leigh Eric Leigh

Residential Real Estate Officer

NMLS# 65666

Eric has been helping home buyers in the Treasure Valley since 2005. A former school teacher, Eric pride himself on making sure each customer knows what to expect during each step of the loan process. Eric’s goal is to educate and empower each client to achieve home ownership and realize financial stability. Eric is a husband, father of four and enjoys coaching kids in a variety of sports.

Justin Risner 

Mortgage Lending Officer
NMLS # 1211630

Justin joined the Idaho First Bank Mortgage team as a Mortgage Lending Officer in 2018.  Justin has worked in the mortgage industry since 1999, during which he has acquired a wide range of experience in all fields of lending.  Justin is passionate about helping people and looks forward to sharing his expertise with existing homeowners and perspective buyers alike.     

Photo of Roger Schumacher Roger Schumacher

VP, Construction Loan Officer

NMLS# 1094241

Roger Schumacher has over 20 years of Commercial and Construction lending experience. A graduate of Iowa State University, he spent the first 11 years of his career financing agriculture in Southern California in the Farm Credit system, after which he moved into commercial/construction lending with Pacific Western Bank in Indian Wells, CA. He moved his family to Idaho in 2004 working with Farmers & Merchants Bank. Outside the office Roger enjoys spending time with his children and playing in Idaho's wilderness and sand dunes.

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