Casper, Wyo. (May 8, 2023) – Lori McLean, mortgage loan originator at Western Vista Credit Union, was named the 2023 recipient of the Brown-Wells Service Award.

McLean received the award on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at the Wyoming Mortgage Lenders Association (WMLA) Conference in Cody, Wyo.

McLean has more than 11 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry and 24 years of experience in the real estate industry. She has originated more than 1400 mortgage loans, helping countless people realize the dream of home ownership.

She served 10 years on the WMLA board of directors and has served on the boards of directors for Casper Youth Baseball and the Wyoming Landlord’s Association.

The Brown-Wells Service Award was established by the WMLA in 2014 to honor an individual within the Wyoming mortgage lending community who exemplifies service above self in commitment to his or her profession, customer, and the community they live in.

The award was named after Mike Brown and Scott Wells who were both Officers/Directors of the WMLA Board. Brown was one of the founding members of the WMLA which was formed in 1986. Both individuals held high ethical standards in business and used their professional knowledge to serve the community in many ways.