The Star Tribune announced that SPIRE Credit Union has been voted Minnesota's Best in the credit union, mortgage, wealth management, customer service, and customer service-financial services categories.
The Star Tribune Reader's Choice Award program recognizes the three best businesses in 370 categories. Over 6,600 businesses were nominated and 1,025,000 votes were cast.
Minnesota's Best Credit Union (Gold Award)
SPIRE is the fourth largest credit union in Minnesota with $2.1 billion in assets, 22 branches across Minnesota, and serves over 158,000 members.
This is the third year SPIRE has been awarded Minnesota's Best in the credit union category and the second time it has been the gold winner.
Minnesota's Best Home Mortgage (Gold Award)
Nominees in the Home Mortgage category include all financial institutions operating in Minnesota including banks, fintechs, credit unions, and other mortgage lenders.
This is the second year SPIRE has been recognized as a gold winner for Minnesota's Best Home Mortgage.
Minnesota's Best Wealth Management (Gold Award)
For the third straight year, SPIRE Retirement & Investment Services has been recognized as the gold winner in the wealth management category.
Nominees in this category include all businesses offering retirement, investment, and wealth management services in Minnesota.
Minnesota's Best Customer Service (Silver Award)
Nominees in the customer service category represent industries from all categories and SPIRE is proud to have been awarded the silver winner for two consecutive years.
In 2021, SPIRE was also voted the bronze winner in this category.
Minnesota's Best Customer Service-Financial Services (Gold Award)
SPIRE is proud to be the inaugural gold medal winner in the customer service-financial services category. All types of financial institutions can be nominated in this category.
"I am incredibly proud of our SPIRE team," stated SPIRE President/CEO Dan Stoltz, "every day our staff works hard to improve the lives of our members and better our community. These awards reflect this dedication to serving Minnesota."
Winners were announced on the Minnesota's Best website on August 13 and will be included in a special Minnesota's Best magazine sent to Star Tribune subscribers.