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Ideal Credit Union Named 2020 Star Tribune Top Workplace

Ideal CU volunteers at Second Harvest packing night

(Woodbury, MN – July16, 2020) Ideal Credit Union has been named a 2020 Top Workplace in Minnesota by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. The rankings in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces are based on survey information collected by Energage, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention.

A total of 81% of all Ideal employees completed the independent survey and provided over 312 comments and suggestions, according to Emily Kelly, Vice President of Talent and Administration.

“Our employees’ feedback is important because it helps us to continue to grow as an organization and provide exceptional service to our members. We care about each and every one of our employees and want to make sure we are providing them with a great company to work for.” Ideal’s average longevity of current employees is over 10 years of service. Over 19% of Ideal CU employees have been with the organization for over 20 years.

Ideal has always had a strong commitment to employee education, development and advancement, and prides itself on being a learning organization. “Our employees are the lifeblood of our organization and go above and beyond to serve our members each and every day. We are fortunate to have such a dedicated team,” said Ideal CU President/CEO Brian Sherrick. “I would like to extend my gratitude to everyone who shared their thoughts and opinions. Our Board of Directors, executive staff and I are committed to making Ideal the best possible workplace to serve our members.”

Employees at Ideal Credit Union enjoy a positive work environment in which they are encouraged to succeed, grow and advance their careers with competitive pay and a generous benefits package. Current job openings can be found at www.idealcu.com/employment-opportunities.

Founded in 1926, Ideal Credit Union is a member owned financial institution that is dedicated to providing financial services driven by a sincere and personal interest in the needs of our employees, members and community. Ideal CU offers a complete range of services, including a full suite of digital banking products, savings, checking, loans, mortgage products, business services, investment services and more. Offices are located in Eagan, Hugo, Inver Grove Heights, North St. Paul, Stillwater and Woodbury. Visit idealcu.com for details and directions. Ideal has been voted “Best Credit Union in the East Metro” four years in a row by readers of the Stillwater Gazette, “Best Credit Union in the Forest Lake Area” by readers of the Forest Lake Times, and was named a 2020 Star Tribune Top Workplace. Equal Housing Lender.

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