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Contact your local Veterans United office in Scott Air Force Base, Illinois

Whether you have questions about your loan options, need help with your account, or are ready to start your home ownership journey, we’re here to serve you. (618) 746-4699

Contact Information

  • Phone (618) 746-4699
  • E-Mail mdapkus@vu.com
  • Location 735 Seibert Road, Suite 3
    Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225
  • Hours Mon. -- Fri.: 9 a.m. -- 5 p.m.
    Closed Saturday and Sunday
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Meet the Team at Veterans United in Scott Air Force Base, Illinois

Mike Dapkus

Branch Manager

NMLS #278249

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Mike Dapkus is the Branch Manager at Veterans United Home Loans at Scott Air Force Base. He’s been in the mortgage industry for 15 years and served four years of active duty in the U.S. Army. Mike is a proud affiliate member of several notable Realtor associations and is also a member of the VFW Post 805 and the O’Fallon, Ill., Chamber of Commerce. At work, Mike focuses on educating his homebuyers on their VA Loan and is proud to lead an exceptional team of professionals at his office who provide quality service, expert knowledge and loan support before, during and after the loan process. When he is not at the office, Mike is spending time with his wife and three sons, golfing or restoring muscle cars from the ‘60s and ‘70s!

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Lisa Riess

Loan Officer

NMLS #576190

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Lisa is a lifelong resident of the Scott AFB area and has over 24 years of experience in the mortgage industry, as well as prior experience in real estate sales. Lisa has long been involved with the REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois, and was named Affiliate of the Year by RASI in 1996. Lisa has dedicated herself to providing her customers with a low stress loan process that can help ease the burden of purchasing or refinancing. In her free time Lisa enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and riding her bright red recumbent tricycle.

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Michelle Dapkus

Branch Manager

NMLS #1237812

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Michelle is a Loan Officer and Co-Branch Manager with Veterans United Home Loans Scott Air Force Base Branch. She has been a member of the loan team since the opening of the branch in 2011. Michelle’s passion is rooted in making sure each customer has a 5-star experience. She strives to make sure each client is taken care of from start to finish and does everything in her team’s power to make sure the entire process runs smoothly and is as stress free as possible. With experience as an account manager, as well as a loan officer, Michelle understands the loan process from beginning to end and can make sure the process runs smoothly. Outside of work, Michelle is kept busy by her three sons. From soccer games to school trips, they keep her on her toes!

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Cally Matthews

Loan Officer

NMLS #1555794

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As the daughter of a retired Navy fighter pilot, Cally grew up watching her parents on the client side of a home loan transaction every couple of years, and knows how stressful it can get. She uses her personal experiences to not only relate to clients, but to also relieve as much stress as she can for them when it comes to the home-buying process. She's been grateful to have a career where she can live out a passion for serving Veterans and service members. When she's not in the office, she likes to be outside, practicing yoga, reading a good book and riding horses. She loves to travel, too, and blames it on her military childhood.

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Shannon Wills

Loan Officer

NMLS #400691

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Shannon Wills has been in the mortgage industry for 17 years, and she's lived in Madison County, Illinois, for 33 years. Because of her experience, she is prepared for anything during the home buying process. She listens to her homebuyers' wants and needs and specializes in helping them achieve their home buying goals. Outside of work, she likes to spend her time with her family. This includes her husband, Chris, their four children, Avry, Katie, Lillian and Parker, her step-daughter, Alyssa, and their Havanese dog, Pita.

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Speak with a Home Loan Specialist today
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735 Seibert Road, Suite 3, Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225
A VA approved lender; Not endorsed or sponsored by the Dept. of Veterans Affairs or any government agency.