JJ Ellingson

Mortgage Loan Officer

NMLS# 315676

Getting To Know JJ

JJ is a veteran of the lending industry – and of the U.S. Army. He developed unparalleled attention for detail through his experience in the military and later as a manufacturing quality control professional, which has proven invaluable in helping clients unravel the complexities of purchasing property in the urban market.

In his years of working with borrowers in the Twin Cities, JJ has developed familiarity and experience with the various loft and condominium projects, which saves borrowers time and frustration. From owner-occupied ratios to the fiscal health of a building project - JJ is able to translate and guide clients through the actual financing as well as other components critical to obtaining a mortgage in today’s market.

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Meet The Team

Angela Warren | Loan Processor

Angela have been a mortgage processor for over 12 years. She has done everything from accounting in small shops to working in large broker shops carrying a pipeline of 120+ loans and closing 50+ a month. She has been a processing manager, and most recently been at a credit union where she would open, disclose, process, underwrite, close, fund and did compliance on every file. Her broad range of experience makes her invaluable in her position at LeaderOne! Angela grew up in MN and has lived in the Twin Cities her entire life. When she isn’t working she stays busy with her amazing 14 year old son, Avery, whom is an avid soccer and hockey player! Angela loves working out, spending time with friends, traveling and taking long walks with her dogs, Captain Jack & Sasha Fierce!

Jessica Siegel | Loan Officer Assistant

From her background in athletics as a fast pitch softball instructor then to a career in marketing and sales in the casino industry, Jessica has generated a relentless drive to succeed. She makes it a top priority to provide superior service during every transaction! When not working she enjoys time with her family, friends and dog. An occasional weekend getaway to Chicago or St. Louis to catch a Cardinal game is always a welcomed adventure!

Our Mission Is A Better Mortgage Experience

LeaderOne’s mission and commitment to you is dedicated to facilitating the dream of homeownership by providing you with Five-Star Service.

We believe in earning your trust by communicating to you the information you need to know, when you need to know it and by offering the right mortgage for your unique financial picture at a competitive and fair price.

Who Is LeaderOne Financial?

LeaderOne Financial Corporation is a revolution in mortgage banking. We are committed to our values of Service, Empowerment, and Accountability.

Our ownership model combines the best of both worlds; a commitment to individual empowerment with the backing of a solid, experienced, and committed team. Our customer experience is a function of our employee experience. Together, we truly can achieve more. Our belief in employee engagement doesn’t have a finish line.

A Culture Of Service, Accountability And Empowerment

We treat our customers with the same courtesy, professionalism and support with which we treat each other.


  • Service begins with how we interact internally
  • We seek out ways to make each other look good
  • We give each other the benefit of the doubt
  • We show our appreciation


  • We are all leaders
  • Everyone on the team is a ‘decision-maker’
  • We are not afraid of failure, we are concerned about inaction
  • We are proactive – we Fail Forward
  • We seek out feedback and ideas
  • We ask what we can do to help
  • We are committed to employee development
  • At the end of the day, we all have the same job description


  • We hold each other accountable for positivity
  • We look for ways to do more with less
  • We own our mistakes, and learn from them
  • It’s nobody’s fault, and it’s everyone’s responsibility

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JJ Ellingson

Mortgage Loan Officer