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With team bonuses, excellent benefits, and a commitment to the communities we serve, you should explore a career with SPIRE.
We encourage a healthy work-life balance for each member of our team.
Working at SPIRE is more than a job,
it's a career.
Our core action is to give back
to our communities.
How we give back
We take time to celebrate our employees’ unique strengths and provide opportunities for employees to expand the depth and breadth of their experience through employee groups and community involvement. We believe this is an environment that maximizes their potential to shine.
We believe in the Five A's: Ability. Attitude. Ambition. Achievement. These traits lead each and every employee to becoming an Ambassador for SPIRE. We have created a work environment where employees can flourish and be successful.
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We hire applicants with a wide variety of experience and skills. You should check out what SPIRE has to offer you.
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SPIRE offers several great benefits including generous 401(k) contributions, accrued paid time-off (PTO) & holidays, tuition reimbursement, and quarterly bonuses.
SPIRE full and part-time employees are eligible for a variety of life, medical, and dental insurance packages; an employee assistance program; and Nice Healthcare — offering low-cost virtual and home healthcare visits.
Debbie Mickelson, Division President of Electrus — Division of SPIRE Credit Union, has retired from a 33-year career in credit unions.
Thank you, Tom Hirte, for 28 years of volunteer service on the SPIRE Board of Directors. Hirte will be recognized by MnCUN with a Credit Union Builder Award.
With a 93.8% affirmative vote from Diversified Credit Union (DCU) members, a partnership/merger between SPIRE and DCU will become effective April 1, 2021.
SPIRE members donated to charities using the NetGiver app during the SPIRE “Give Freely” $20,000 match campaign in December raising over $47,000!
SPIRE branch lobbies will be open starting Wednesday, January 6 for all transactions. Booking an appointment in advance is encouraged for many services.
SPIRE is pleased to announce the purchase of the Southeastern corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot for its new St. Cloud branch location.
SPIRE President/CEO Dan Stoltz has been named a 2020 Most Admired CEO by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
After 31 years in the same building, a new Blaine branch is set to open December 7, 2020 on the grounds of Northtown Mall.
Starting Friday, Nov. 27, we will be pausing walk-in teller transactions inside our lobbies to help protect you and our staff.
SPIRE has donated $3,000 to Billy Peterson Field at the Dunning Sports Complex in St. Paul’s Midway to help bring baseball to underserved youth.
SPIRE President/CEO Dan Stoltz has been selected as this year’s Salvation Army Red Kettle Community Chair. SPIRE has announced a $100,000 match for digital donations.
Donate new, unwrapped toys to your local SPIRE branch for children in need now through December 11. All toys collected will benefit local organizations.
20-year Information Security professional Shari Ziebell has joined the SPIRE team as Information Security Director.
SPIRE received six MAC awards from the Marketing Association of Credit Unions (MAC) from a panel of judges in the marketing, advertising, and media industries.
For five years, SPIRE staff have chosen to donate to the American Cancer Society and wear pink during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
SPIRE has received both the Adult and Youth Desjardins Awards recognizing outstanding financial education efforts among Minnesota credit unions.
After working for the past 19 years for the Minnesota Credit Union Network, Mai Yang joins SPIRE as Senior Executive Assistant.
Strengthening SPIRE’s core action of giving back, Abby Patterson has been promoted to Giving Coordinator - facilitating all corporate and community giving efforts.
SPIRE receives six national marketing awards from the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) including an excellence in marketing and four “category’s best” awards.
After several months of planning, SPIRE Credit Union has announced the formation of its inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Council.
We are starting to reopen our lobbies on Monday, June 15 with social distancing and cleaning procedures in place to adhere to CDC and local guidelines.
We are deeply saddened and disturbed by the senseless death of George Floyd and all the recent events that have caused great pain to be felt across Minnesota and beyond.
Each of SPIRE’s 300 employees helped select 187 Minnesota businesses and charities to receive $250,000 in donations and the impact is heartwarming.
Dan Stoltz, President and CEO of SPIRE Credit Union, has been named a 2020 Most Admired CEO by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
SPIRE Credit Union recently reached 125,000 members, a monumental milestone in its 86-year history. SPIRE has more than doubled its membership in 10 years.
SPIRE is leaning into our core action of giving back by providing $250,000 to over 180 local organizations & businesses affected by COVID-19.
S&P Global Market Intelligence has raked SPIRE 17th in its annual ranking of the 50 best-performing credit unions in the U.S.
As we navigate the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, our concern is for the safety and well-being of all individuals and businesses impacted.
Presented the by Credit Union National Association (CUNA), SPIRE has been honored with a national second place 2019 Adult Desjardins Financial Education Award.
As a reminder, here are some of the SPIRE Internet & Mobile Banking services free of charge to our members.
SPIRE hosted over 4,400 guests at its 86th Annual Meeting & Member Appreciation Day featuring financial education sessions, a business meeting, and inspiring performances.
Joe Johnston, an Accredited Asset Management Specialist and Retirement Planning Expert has joined SPIRE as its newest Retirement & Investment Services Advisor.
Former Supervisory Examiner for the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Justin Burleson has joined SPIRE as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer.
31-year industry professional Alex Mendes joins SPIRE as Chief Financial & Technology Officer. Alex has worked for some of the largest and most prestigious financial institutions.
SPIRE hosted its 32nd annual holiday toy drive and collected over 2,100 toys across its 20 branches that were distributed to 16 local organizations.
SPIRE has received two Marketing Excellence Awards from the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) for outstanding marketing and business development achievements.
Members of Electrus Federal Credit Union recently voted 94% in favor of a partnership/merger with SPIRE Credit Union, which became effective December 1, 2019.
In keeping with SPIRE’s core action of giving back, SPIRE employees have again banded together during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
SPIRE Director of Business Development Rachael Reiling took a trip to the Philippines and connected with leading international credit union organizations and Filipino co-ops.
Twin Cities Business magazine subscribers voted SPIRE as "Best of Business" in the credit union category for the first time.
Every October, SPIRE ambassadors choose to donate to the American Cancer Society and wear pink during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
With a 90% affirmative vote from Energy Services Federal Credit Union (ESFCU) members, a partnership/merger between SPIRE and ESFCU became effective July 1, 2019.
SPIRE President/CEO Dan Stoltz has been honored with the 2019 H.E.R.B.I.E. Award presented at the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce’s 20th Annual Foundation Luncheon.
SPIRE Credit Union is pleased to announce a multi-year partnership with Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Kirk Cousins.
SPIRE Credit Union received three MAC awards from the Marketing Association of Credit Unions (MAC) during their annual conference last week.
The Minnesota Credit Union Network (MNCUN) honored SPIRE Market Vice President of Community Outreach Bridget Petersen with the Credit Union Builder Award.
Due to record growth and the need to enhance service to their member-owners, SPIRE Credit Union has promoted three SPIRE employees into executive leadership positions.
SPIRE Credit Union was recently honored with four national Diamond Awards at the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference.
85 years ago today, Edgar Archer’s dream to open a credit union to help people do the right thing became reality. Today, SPIRE continues to live out his dream.
80-year member, Fran Anderson, shares her story of becoming a member of the credit union in 1939 and how her family has been involved over the years.
The SPIRE Credit Union 85th Annual Meeting & Member Appreciation Day focused on SPIRE's impact on the community.
SPIRE President/CEO Dan Stoltz is featured in “The Art of Giving Back” in this month’s issue of MINNESOTA GOOD AGE.
The Grand Opening Celebration for the SPIRE Credit Union Vadnais Heights branch will take place Monday, December 17.
With a 95% affirmative vote from Peoples Community Credit Union (PCCU) members, a partnership/merger between SPIRE and PCCU will become effective July 1, 2017.
The SPIRE Food Truck debuted on Discover Delicious! This local reality TV show airs every Saturday morning on Channel 29 at 11:30 am.
SPIRE Credit Union has been awarded the prestigious Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota's® (BBB) 2016-17 Torch Award for Ethics!
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SPIRE staff have opportunities to give back to their community in many ways including providing financial literacy, participating in community events, and volunteerism.
SPIRE Give Back Day is an opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of others. All SPIRE employees are eligible to receive up to eight hours of paid time to volunteer for an organization of their choice.
How SPIRE gives back
We care about our staff and their well-being. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have taken several measures to keep not only our members but our staff safe, as well.
As an essential workforce, we continue to follow CDC and local guidelines. Plexiglass has been installed at all of our teller windows and offices. SPIRE branches are being cleaned daily and we will disinfect after each transaction.
We continue to encourage all guests to wear masks inside our branch lobbies.
The SPIRE Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Council is made up of seven staff members with the task to advance diversity and inclusion within the organization by reviewing internal and external communications, onboarding and recruitment practices, and providing recommendations on improving the systemic culture and organization.
We recognize and appreciate the importance of creating an environment in which all employees feel valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas to the table. We recognize that each employee’s unique experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints add value to our ability to create and deliver the best possible service to our members.