Customized loan programs tailored to educators

Tradition Mortgage is proud to the endorsed lender for Minnesota’s education professionals. Minnesota’s teachers, administrators, and staff truly are the backbone of the education and development of our youth. We sincerely appreciate everything you do for our children and would love the opportunity to help you with your home financing. Please contact Dane or Lynne to learn more about our discounted rates and loan fees for educators.

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Your Team


Dane Larson

Senior Mortgage Consultant

Dane Larson is a Senior Mortgage Consultant at Tradition Mortgage. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Luther College (Decorah, IA), and has been in the mortgage industry since 2012. Dane now resides in Woodbury, MN with his wife (Meghan), son (Ray), and dog (Finn). When not in the office, Dane enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and playing basketball.

NMLS #929689


Lynne Keenan


Lynne has been with Tradition Mortgage for 5 years and operates as a licensed Senior Mortgage Loan Originator as well as supporting Tradition Construction Capital and Tradition Lending Solutions. She has over 25 years of professional sales experience working with clients and customers and loves every aspect of her job. Lynne graduated from St. Olaf College where she met her husband, Dave, and they have two children (Meghan and Annie). When not in the office, Lynne enjoys spending time with her family and trying to be outside any possible moment she can get.

NMLS #1803690


Corey McKenzie

Senior Loan Officer

Corey McKenzie joined Tradition Mortgage in October of 2021 after 14 years working in Information Technology sales. Corey is well versed in mortgage products to serve clients and business partners. He prides himself on his professionalism, attention to detail and customer service through each and every transaction. Away from the office, Corey enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as coaching his two boys in hockey & baseball.

NMLS #2231587

Leadership Testimonials

Denise Specht

President, Education Minnesota

Shelley MacDonald

President, Education Minnesota ESI

Tradition's Going Vertical Podcast: Education MN Relationship