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Ideal CU Promotes Shari Rilley to VP of Reporting and Risk

Shari Rilley

(Woodbury, MN – February 20, 2019) Ideal Credit Union has announced the promotion of Shari Rilley to Vice President of Reporting and Risk. Rilley initially joined the Ideal team in 1990 and left in 1995 to pursue another opportunity. She returned to the credit union in 2003 and has over 21 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to her promotion she served as Director of Data Intelligence and Risk. In her new position, Rilley will lead the credit union’s efforts in regards to credit union reporting (both branch and financial reporting), support and management of the credit union’s data warehouse, and support and management of various credit union risk management functions.

Rilley holds a bachelor’s degree in Math and Psychology with a Business Administration minor from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Outside of the office, Rilley takes part in the credit union-sponsored packing nights at Second Harvest Heartland, and volunteers in her community at the Hugo Good Neighbors Food Shelf. She is also active with the White Bear High School Baseball Boosters club.

“Shari has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the areas of accounting, finance, reporting and risk management, and is detailed and thorough in her oversight of these critical functions,” said Ideal CU President/CEO Brian Sherrick. “Our reporting and risk management operations are in excellent hands with Shari and her team.”

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 for details and directions. Ideal has been voted “Best Credit Union in the East Metro” two years in a row by readers of the Stillwater Gazette and was named a 2018 Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace. Equal Housing Lender.                                

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