Shawn Gerhardson

Branch Manager

NMLS# 274129

Getting To Know Shawn

Throughout his life, Shawn's passion for helping people and building long lasting relationships has made him a strong leader in the mortgage industry and in his community. Clients can expect the same approach when working with him through their real estate transaction. He wants the best possible results for the people he works with and they can be assured of a smooth transaction every time.

When it comes to his two decade long career in the mortgage industry, Shawn understands that hard work and perserverance can have its rewards. In 2016 Shawn and his team were voted best mortgage company in Isanti County by the Isanti County News Paper. Shawn also received the coveted Super Mortgage Professional Designation for 2016 which is awarded to less than 2% of licensed Loan Originators "I always put the needs of my clients first, if you take great care of your clients the rest will fall into place".

Obtaining a mortgage is serious business. I understand. I provide service that removes the unknowns so you can rest easy. There are no worries becuase I really listen to you. Meeting your mortgage needs is how I measure my success. Your best interests are always priority #1. My service is based on performance, not talk. I am as serious as you are about a mortgage that will work for you today, as well as protect you tomorrow.

The Gerhardson Team

Meet The Gerhardson Team

Laurie Larson | Loan Processor

My name is Laurie Larson and I grew up in the St Paul, MN area. I am married to my husband Rocky and have three children, Jeremy, Nikki and Krystal. I have 12 grandchildren and one great grandchild on the way. I think of myself as a bubbly, person, although I’ve been known to be shy when I first meet someone. The things I love most in life are my family, friends, crocheting and reading. I have been in the mortgage business for 32 years. I have been in various positions in the industry and my knowledge of the Mortgage Industry provides a strong foundation to guide our customers and create and enjoyable and memorable experience. I have a passion for helping clients with good customer services and making their mortgage go as smooth as possible.

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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Shawn Gerhardson

Branch Manager

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