Branch Manager Tory Tuttle (NMLS #870114) leads the Hawaii team with over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry under her belt. Growing up, she admired the sacrifice of her grandfather, who served in the Air Force and was stationed in Hawaii for a time. Tory herself relocated to Hawaii from Arizona. She shows her appreciation for military families by using her skills and knowledge to help them achieve their homeownership dreams. When Tory’s not in the office, she enjoys practicing yoga, running and trying new ways to stay active. In their downtime, you can catch Tory, her husband, their son and their two dogs hanging out at the beach!View profile »
A mortgage industry professional of over 20 years, Tanya Au has lived on the windward side of Oahu her entire life. She is an expert on the financial needs of Veterans and is fully devoted to her local homebuyers. Tanya’s fiancé worked with the U.S. Coast Guard for 8 years, and her father was in the Army, so she has an innate passion for helping military homebuyers accomplish their goals of homeownership! She is motivated to build long-lasting relationships with her clients and walk them through the homebuying process from start to finish. She has two daughters and three dogs who all enjoy deep sea fishing on their boat. So far their record fish is a 205lb Tuna (Ahi)!View profile »
Senior Loan Officer
Loan Officer Alex Tuttle relocated to Hawaii from Phoenix, Arizona. Alex's father served in the U.S. Army, and his grandfather served in the naval forces during WWII. Growing up in a military household has given him a deep understanding and appreciation for Veterans and their families. He looks forward to helping borrowers feel as comfortable and stress-free as possible by using his vast knowledge of the home loan process. When he's not serving those who have served our country, he spends time with his wife, son and two pups - Benny and Gino. He loves to golf, hike, hang at the beach and find his next favorite beer, wine or whiskey!View profile »
Senior Loan Officer
Loan Officer Lenni Oh was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. Working in the mortgage industry since 2014, her experience and expertise makes the entire home loan process easy, stress-free and enjoyable for her borrowers. Currently residing in Aiea, Lenni is passionate about providing financial guidance to help Veterans achieve their dreams of owning a home in Hawaii. In her downtime, Lenni can be found cheering on her two sons at a baseball or basketball game or at the dance studio with her daughter. She also enjoys shopping, cooking and spending time with family and friends (and her three cats!).View profile »
Senior Loan Officer
Loan Officer WeiWei Doseo has been in the mortgage industry since 1999. She moved to Hawaii from California and is happy to call The Aloha State home. She looks forward to the personal connections she creates on the job and the excitement first-time homebuyers experience as they accomplish an important dream. One of her favorite parts of the job is helping homebuyers achieve their goals - especially if they thought buying a home was out of reach for them. When she’s not working with Veterans and their families, WeiWei enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband, cooking, reading and cycling.View profile »
Senior Loan Officer
Originally from Santa Cruz, California, Senior Loan Officer Christina moved to Hawaii in 2009. She enjoys helping Veterans purchase and own a piece of the country they love, serve and protect. Christina works hard to give her homebuyers a positive, stress-free experience. When she’s not helping Veterans achieve the dream of homeownership, Christina and her family of boys are living their own American dream; they love to play outside, travel, and experience new places and cultures!View profile »
Loan Officer Judy Manansala is a mortgage industry professional, starting her career in 2003. She is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and relocated to Hawaii in 2002. Her grandfather is retired military, and her brother served in the Navy, so she enjoys the opportunity to help Veterans and their families find a home of their own. She feels blessed to be a part of the homebuying journey and has developed lifelong friendships with many of her borrowers. Outside of work, Judy and her husband love to spend time at the ocean - they even went snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef! They also enjoy long walks, hiking, traveling and spending time with loved ones.View profile »
Senior Loan Officer
Senior Loan Officer Baron Obata has been in the mortgage industry since 2003, bringing years of mortgage experience to his role at Veterans United Home Loans. Born and raised in Honolulu, he truly enjoys the experience of helping Veterans and their families with homebuying. Outside of work, he loves spending time with his 2 cats and enjoys traveling, going to the beach, camping, hiking and fishing.View profile »
Originally from Boston, Loan Officer Brad comes with an extensive background in hospitality and real estate and strives to provide outstanding service to all his homebuyers. Growing up, his two uncles served in the military, so he enjoys turning heroes into homeowners. Brad understands purchasing a home is one of the most important financial decisions of your life and is happy to help you throughout the homebuying process. In his free time, Brad loves exploring Oahu’s beaches with his two children, checking out Hawaii’s stellar restaurant scene and playing golf on Oahu’s beautiful golf courses. He is also a longtime New England sports fan!View profile »
Loan Officer Andrew Chang, originally from Seoul, South Korea, has lived in Hawaii since 1987. He comes to Veterans United Home Loans having been in the mortgage industry since 2012 and has expert knowledge of owning a home in Hawaii. Andrew enjoys serving Veterans and their families throughout their homebuying journey and doing all that he can to make sure they have the best experience possible. When he’s not helping Veterans achieve the dream of homeownership, Andrew enjoys playing baseball, hiking and swimming.View profile »
Loan Officer Daniel Pare served over 11 years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force as a Russian linguist and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. Knowing the hard work and sacrifice of Veterans and their families personally, he is motivated to turn heroes into homeowners. His hobbies include playing golf and cooking for his friends!View profile »
Loan Officer Kennedy Kugle graduated from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa with a B.A in Economics and began working in the mortgage industry in 2020. With his expertise in all things local and a passion for serving those who serve, Kennedy is a great resource for those moving to the area. He enjoys educating first-time homebuyers and serving those who served our country. Outside of work, he loves spending time with friends and family, going to his favorite beaches, traveling and exercising.View profile »
Loan Officer Jamie Itamoto joined the ranks of the mortgage industry in November 2020 after many years serving the community as a dental hygienist. She was born and raised in Kaimuki and Kaneohe, but has called Ewa Beach home for over a decade now. Jamie has several family members in the military and is grateful for the service all Veterans provide to our country. She particularly enjoys being able to help you reach your homeownership dreams and goals! Outside of work, she enjoys music, movies and traveling. But most importantly, she loves spending time with her friends and family – her husband, three children and their dog.View profile »
Loan Officer Todd Hirashima came to Veterans United after many years in the finance industry where he worked as a consumer loan officer and an underwriter. Todd was born and raised in Pearl City, HI and his father is a Veteran - driving his passion for serving the Veteran community. Todd attended college in Oregon and worked in Washington before returning to Hawaii in 2010. He’s passionate about making sure homebuyers feel at ease through their loan experience. Outside of work, Todd loves spending time with friends and traveling to new places. He also likes trying new restaurants and enjoying the delicious food!View profile »
Kaimiloa Ah Mook Sang was born and raised on the island of Oahu. His active military family has given him a great appreciation and understanding of Veterans and their sacrifices for our freedom. One of his favorite parts of his job is helping borrowers better understand the home loan process. In his free time, Kaimiloa enjoys fishing or catching waves with his bodyboard.View profile »
Branch Loan Coordinator
Branch Loan Coordinator Carly Kanoa started in the mortgage industry in 2007 in Hawaii. She is from Kahalu'u and has lived in the area her whole life. Her grandfather served in the military, and she is excited to help other Veterans become homeowners! Her favorite part of working at Veterans United is knowing her team truly cares about Veteran homebuyers and actively practices the company values. Carly enjoys spending time with her spouse and three children. They spend most of their free time at sports activities, but she really loves spending the day at the beach and watching the sunset.
Nicklaus Kakazu was born and raised in Honolulu. During the workweek, Nicklaus loves hearing borrowers' excitement as he helps guide them through their homebuying journey. Outside of work, he spends time with family and friends and stays active by exercising or playing sports.
Born and raised in Hawaii, Loan Officer Jacob Kam attended Azusa Pacific University. He has an immense respect for those who have served and is ready to return the favor by turning heroes into homeowners. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with family and friends through game nights and beach days. Jacob pushes himself to try new things, as well - he recently tried dirt biking and aims to make it a monthly event!