(Woodbury, MN – April 7, 2020) – Ideal Credit Union has been named “Best Credit Union in the East Metro” for the fourth consecutive year by readers of the Stillwater Gazette newspaper. Ideal became the first credit union to operate in the community in its 166 years of existence when its Stillwater branch opened for business in December of 2016. Ideal has had a strong presence in the east metro for 94 years.
“We are honored to once again be named ‘Best Credit Union in the East Metro’ for the fourth year in a row, and proud to be Stillwater’s first credit union, bringing a more contemporary approach to traditional banking,” said Ideal CU President/CEO Brian Sherrick. “We value the relationships we have built in the community as residents embrace the ‘ideal’ difference and realize their dream to live the ideal life on their own terms through our friendly service and affordable financial solutions.”
Ideal’s Stillwater branch is located at the intersection of Highway 36 and Washington at 2020 Washington Avenue. Branch Manager Hector Perez and his team deliver high standards of member service and financial knowledge, and work to build meaningful relationships in the community. Close to 3,000 Ideal CU members live by the Stillwater location.
The Stillwater Gazette & Valley Life boasts a readership of over 45,000 residents every week in Stillwater, Stillwater Township, Lake Elmo, Oak Park Heights, Bayport, Marine on the St. Croix, Lakeland, Lakeland Shores, West Lakeland Township, St. Croix Beach, May Township, Grant Township and Afton.
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, exclusive VIP member payback, 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 and was named a 2019 Star Tribune Top Workplace. Equal Housing Lender.